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Top 5 places in Kollam you should never miss on your Kerala visit

Heyya there are many places in Kerala for your vacation but these 5 places in Kollam makes you thrilled and gives you good memories in your vacation.


Located inside a dense forest Palaruvi is a stunning waterfall, which falls from a height of 300 feet. The term Palaruvi in local language means “Milky stream”, the best spot in Kollam to rejuvenate yourself. Known for its Ayurveda properties, this waterfall is believed to be so beneficial for one’s body.



A very recent construction, Jatayu National Park in Kollam is known for its Largest bird sculpture in the World. Jatayu is a legendary bird from the Indian epic Ramayana. Spanning over 65 acres across four hills, the monumental statue of Jatayu will catch your attention even from afar on your way to Chadayamangalam in Kollam district.

You can reach the hilltop using a cable car. A multitude of experiences awaits the traveller in Jatayu Rock which includes the museum, 6D theatre, commando nets, log walk, vertical ladder, chimney climbing hele-taxi, paintball zone and a lot more.

Besides all these exclusive experiences, the place also has provision for Ayurveda, camping, trekking, live kitchen and many more to make your trip splendid.

  • Astamudi Lake :

A lake that resembles the shape of palm conifer or an octopus, Ashtamudi Lake or the ‘Gateway to Kerala Backwaters’ is a must visit tourist attraction in Kerala. The lake is unique in its own with a total of eight picturesque islands, most of which are still untouched by the outer world. Traditional houseboats or ‘Kettuvallams’ across this lake makes the visitors dive into the magical beauty and magnificence of Kerala’s silent backwaters. Shrouded with evergreen coconut groves and other scenic floral species, this beautiful lake is a natural home to more than 50 different avifauna species and around 97 aqua fauna species.


  • Thevally Palace :

A must visit place for history enthusiasts, to know about the glorious times of the city where it will take you back to the old world charm .This heritage Palace situated at the banks of Ashtamudi Lake having a mixture of British, Dutch and Portuguese architecture.



Ezhuthani Kada as it is popularly known is a restaurant located at Keralapuram on Kollam to Kottarakkara Road.A unique feature of this restaurant is, it’s always busy with customers even though it is not having a name board! Established in 1948 this hotel is still famous for its special mutton and cake combo, which is a must-try for the visitors.


Author : Merin Issac

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