Kollam

Area: 73.03 km²

 

Elevation: 3 m

 

Population: 2.3 million approx. (2018)

 

Weather: 28 °C, Wind NW at 11 km/h, 76% Humidity

 

Kollam is a city in the state of Kerala, on India’s Malabar Coast. It’s known as a trade hub and for its beaches, like lively Kollam and secluded Thirumullavaram. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum has artifacts tracing the history of the police force. Nearby, Ashtamudi Lake is a gateway to the Kerala backwaters, a network of waterways rich with vegetation. The striped 1902 Tangasseri Lighthouse has ocean views.

 

Nearest Airport: the Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, located at a distance of 51 km away.

 

Nearest Railway Station: Kollam Junction (QLN), Eravipuram (IRP), Kollam is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains.

 

Places of Tourist Attractions: Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach, Thangasseri Beach & Light House, Paravur, Clock Tower, Rameshwaram Temple, Kollam Pooram (festival in April), Mahadeva Temple – Thrikkadavoor, Rock-Cut Temple – Kottukkal, Alumkadavu, ST. ANDREWS CHURCH – KOVILTHOTTAM, MATHA AMRITHANANDAMAYI ASHRAM, Rock-Cut Temple – Kottukkal, Parabrahma Temple – Ochira, Sasthamkotta Lake.

"Recognised by Dept.of Tourism, Govt. of India"

 

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