Kollam is also known as Quilon a state in Kerala at India’s Malabar Coast line. The place is also a trade hub and famous for its nearby beaches. The place is often referred to a dreamland of Kerala and considered as one of the oldest Ports on the Malabar Coast. In the olden days Kollam was famous for its palaces and the area was having its reputation for cashew plantations. Ashtamudi Lake near to the town is a gateway to Kerala Backwaters. At Thangasseri one can enjoy the wonderful ocean view from the striped 1902 Lighthouse over there.
Places to visit : Thangasseri Light house, Jatayu Earth’s Centre, Palaruvi Falls, Needakara Port, Kollam Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach, R P Mall, Sasthamkotta Lake, Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary, kumbhavurutty Waterfalls.
Famous For : Cashew processing, coir manufacturing and also for its beaches.
Best Time to Visit : October – February