Kollam Travel Guide

About Place

Kollam is a city in the state of Kerala, on India's Malabar Coast. It’s known as a trade hub and for its beaches, like lively Kollam and secluded Thirumullavaram. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum has artifacts tracing the history of the police force. Nearby, Ashtamudi Lake is a gateway to the Kerala backwaters, a network of waterways rich with vegetation. The striped 1902 Tangasseri Lighthouse has ocean views.

Places To Visit
  • Punalur
  • Palaruvi Waterfalls
  • Karunagappally
  • Mayyanad
  • Ashtamudi Lake
  • Alumkadavu
  • Pattazhi
  • Pullichira Church
  • Thevalli Palace
  • Thirumullavaram Beach
  • Thangassery
  • Mahatma Gandhi Beach and Park
  • Rameshwara Temple
  • Kollam Pooram
  • Kollam Beach
  • Thangassery Lighthouse
  • Munroe Island
  • Infant Jesus Cathedral

  • Boat Rides
  • Swimming

Famous Food
  • sea food
  • Tapioca
  • spicy fish curry
  • cashew nuts

Things To Buy
  • cashew nut
  • spices
  • seas shell
  • antique items

Shopping Area
  • Local Market

Kollam Details

Best Time To Visit
October To March

Monsoon Period
June To August

Important Contact
Police Control Room:
100/ 0471-2331843, 9846 100 100
Ambulance Service:
102 / 108
Tourist Center:
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