Kerala Travel: KOLLAM (QUILON)

KOLLAM came into existence on July 1, 1949. The District capital is Kollam. Total area is 2491 Sq.m. Coastal Area is 37 km. Main Rivers are Kallada, Ithikkara. Backwaters Asgtanydu, Paravoor, Edava, Nadayara. Feshwater lake is Sasthamkotta. Assembly Constituencies. Karunagapalli, Kunnathoor, Chavara, Neduvathoor, Kottarakara, Punalur, Pathanapuram, Chadayamangalam, Kundra, Chathannur, Eravipuram, Kollam.
Kollam, 71 Km from Trivandrum is fairly important for the State's trade and commerce and is the centre of the country's cashew trading and processing industry. It is also an important hub for the state's marine products industry, with the port of Neendakara being the centre for trawlers and ice plants. my home town temples kerala temples
Main Tourist Centres - KOLLAM

Adventure Park: Near Ashramam ground, 2 Km. away from KSRTC Bus Stand, Kollam. Here there are so many facilities to entertain children as well as adults.
Thirumullavaram Beach: This beach, 6 KM away from the town is suitable for both sea bath and sun bath.
Thankassery: Located 5Km. from Kollam town. The lighthouse about 44 mts. high is very famous. it is opened for visitors, from 3.30 pm. till 5.30 pm.
Kochuppilamoodu Beach: The beautiful park besides this beach attracts so many visitors to this place.
Sasthamkotta: The largest fresh water lake lies 29 Km. away the town. There is a famous Sastha Temple at this place. 
Parambrahma Temple Ochira: Situated 34 Km. away from the town. The 'Ochirakkali' and 'panthrandu Vilakku' celebrated on 1st and 2nd of Malayalam month 'Mithunam' is famous.
Chenthurni: A wild life sanctuary, situated 66 Km away from Kollam. Tenmala Forest Division Head Quarters is located here.
Neendakara: A famous fishing centre situated on the northern side of town near NH-47. There is also a harbour here.
Kulathoopuzha: Situated 64 KM away from Kollam and 73 KM away from Thiruvananthapuram. The famous Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is located here. The main festival of this temple is 'Vishumahtsavam'.
Alleppey (Alappuzha) Alleppey Beaches and backwaters