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

Things to do in Kollam

Planning for a surreal vacation amidst nature? Then vacation in Kollam can prove to be a memorable one. The places here will lift your spirits like never before and will give you a soul-soothing experience. Head towards the stunning Palaruvi waterfall that is situated on the Kollam- Shencottah road. It is indeed a perfect picnic spot. Visit this splendid waterfall for spending peacetime amidst nature.

Indulge in a houseboat trip to Ashtamudi lake that is indeed a wonderful experience. The Lush green waterways lined with pretty palm and coconut trees attract travellers to this place. Just roam in houseboats and visit the Kollam beach. Head towards the Jatayu Nature Park that is the rock-themed park. It has 6D theatre an audio-visual digital room, a cable car and much much more interesting things.

The major attraction here is the giant bird statue that is located on a hilltop. The main motto of building this park is to promote mythology and adventure tourism. Another famous adventure park is the Asramam Adventure park situated in the core of the city near the bus stand. The experience here the backwater cruises from here to Alleppey. It is also known for holding an open-air gym.

Head towards the beautiful ancient temple- Rameshwara temple that was constructed in the 12th century. The temple is built in the Pandian style of architecture. This fabulous temple is devoted to Lord shiva. Visit the Neendakara port- a major fishing hub that is located 8kms from Kollam.

The place offers picturesque views of the surroundings as well as the Ashtamudi lake. Travellers visit this place to spend some peaceful time in the lap of nature. Witness the Thangassery Lighthouse also known as the Tangasseri Lighthouse – is the second tallest on the entire coast of Kerala and thus is one of the most visited tourist places in Kollam. Enjoy the picturesque views from the top of the lighthouse.

 Visit the Kottukkal cave temple that is located in the stunning village- Kotthukkal. This beautiful temple is also known as the Kaltrikkovil and is truly a pretty rock-cut temple. Head towards the Sastamcotla lake that is the largest freshwater lake in Kerala. Enjoy sunset here and indulge in boating. Head towards the Oachira located on the Kollam-Alappuzha road is a beautiful pilgrim centre and is one of the most visited places in Kollam. Here the locals worship Lord Parabrahman. The locals celebrate the popular festival- Oachirakkali.

Head towards the Alumkadavu one of the loved destinations and famed for a picnic spot. It is located near the Kollam-Alappuzha National Waterway. Enjoy boating here amidst nature. Visit the Pullichira Church is an old 16th century is one of the famous places to visit. This splendid church is located on Pullichira lake. Visit this church at the time of the Christmas festival.

Visit the Thirumullavaram Beach- an unexplored beach of Kerala where golden sand surrounds clear blue water and the seashore is embellished by coconut and palm trees. Just sit back and relax here and indulge in swimming and sunbathing. Head towards the Anandavalleeswaram temple that is a very renowned Hindu temple devoted to Lord Shiva. It is famed for its architecture.

Witness the Thevally Palace that is perched on the banks of Lake Ashtamudi. Visit this place to get an insight into history. It is indeed a must-visit place for history enthusiasts. Head towards the Mahatma Gandhi Beach and Park that offers picturesque views. This park is a superb place for strolling and spending some time with loved ones.

The Wildlife lovers can head towards the Shenduruny Wildlife sanctuary. This stunning sanctuary is a part of Agasthyamalai biosphere reserve. It is home to numerous species of flora and fauna. Visit this place to encounter wildlife. Visit the Panmana Ashram or the MahasamadhiPeedom of Sree Chattampy Swamikal. It is renowned all across the country for being an excellent centre of learning and service.

The location of this Ashram is filled with paddy fields and coconut palm that adds to the simplicity and tranquillity of the place. Witness the pristine Achankovil river also known as the Achankovilaaru. The banks of this river are dotted with beautiful ancient temples like- the Dharmasastha temple that is devoted to Lord Ayyappa. This pristine river contributes to the stunning fall- Kumbhavurutty Waterfall.

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