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Kollam (Quilon)

Kollam (Quilon) , Kerala

Kollam is a main commercial hub and a developing city in the state of Kerala . Situated on the banks of the lake of Ashtamudi Lake it is very close to the Arabian Sea which makes it one of the most beautiful place in a state that is so very rich with its natural wonders. Kollam is an unexpected city and the beauty of the place gives it a unique charm. Also lying very close to the backwaters it is the gateway to the famous Kerala backwaters and toady a very important tourist destination for all who want to start a wonderful vacation in the beauty of these backwaters. This is a place that is ripe with tourist destinations. The 144 ft. Thangassery Light House is one of the main attractions of this place. So very tall that it gives you a view that you will remember for a lifetime, this hundred year old lighthouse is a magnificent structure. Ananda Valleswaram Temple here is a centre f attraction for many all through the year. Mahatma Gandhi beach & park at Kochupilamoodu, Thirumullavaram beach and Ashramam picnic Village, are some of the important spots of local sightseeing, The adventure park, located in the shores of the Ashtamudi backwaters, is a novel experiment in the country. With the many boats, luxury cruises and power boats available here they will give you the first taste of the Kerala backwaters too. Kollam is a place that has years of history attached to it. It was an extremely flourishing ports as far back as 700-800 years and this was the first port that the Chinese utilised to dock their vessels. A mixture of many cultures live in this city and the legacy of this town will be carried on for all the generations to come.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 31.0°C /88.0°F 123 mm 56feet 1038.0 /km2 Jan-Nov Coming Soon

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