The city flaunts its pretty backwaters, you can also just sit back and relax here and indulge in swimming and sunbathing.

Places to Visit in Kollam

1. Punalur

The beautiful Punalur is nestled along the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the district of Kollam. It is labelled as the Pepper Village of Kerala as it is home to a major Paper Mill that was established in 1850.  The city is visited for its astounding places like- Shenthruni forest that is perfect for hiking, mountain biking and other adventure sports too. Head towards the Palruvi and Courtallam waterfalls, and ancient Pattazhi Devi temple. Witness the suspension bridge here that was built by the British national in the 19th century.

2. Karunagappally

The stunning Karunagappally is a small yet picturesque town in the Kollam district of Kerala. The place is popular among travellers. One of the attractions of this town is the houseboat facility in Alumkadavu that is very close to the Karunagappally town. Head towards some astonishing places here like- Azheekal beach, Oachira temple, Sasthamkotta lake and some other places too.

3. Mayyanad

Mayyanad is a hub of several known shrines of Hindus and Muslims. It is nestled at a distance of about 10kms from Kollam town. Explore some places here like- Lord Subramaniam temple, several old churches, mosques. Visit this place to explore some beautiful temples and mosques that are truly worth visiting.

4. Pathanapuram

Pathanapuram is a province located in the Kollam district of Kerala. This town is renowned for its rubber and spice plantations. Visit this land in February and March to experience the Chandanakuddam Festival that is held at the mosque every year for the devotees. Due to the cultivation of spice and rubber, it attracts several foreigners as well as the tourists of India who trade in this area of business.

5. Thangassery

Thangassery is situated almost 5kms from the main town of Kollam. It is a place of high historical significance. This place is home to numerous old churches that are believed to be constructed in the 18th century. One can even witness here the 144ft high lighthouse that was constructed in 1902. Head towards this place to witness the beautiful churches that truly are worth visiting.

6. Munroe Island

The Munroe Island is also called as Mundrothuruthu. It is a picturesque island located at the confluence of the river Kallada and Lake Ashtamudi in the district of Kollam. Visit this splendid island to observe the coir retting process and the weaving of coir. Indulge in bird watching and fishing here. It is indeed one of the best destinations to explore in Kollam.

7. Kulathupuzha

Kulathupuzha is a beautiful town situated at a distance of about 64kms from Kollam. This town flaunts its Sastha temple located on the banks of the river Kulathupuzha. This temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu. April and May are the perfect time to visit this place as the Vishnu Mahotsava takes place. Head towards the Indo Swiss dairy farms that are just 9kms away and is one of the best places to visit here.

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