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Why travel Kollam?

One of the leading trade capitals of the Old World, Kollam is the centre of the country’s cashew trading and processing industry. Extolled by Marco Polo and Ibn Batuta in glowing terms, this was once a famous port of international spice trade. Thirty percent of this historic town is covered by the renowned Ashtamudi Lake, making it the gateway to the magnificent backwaters of Kerala.

The eight-hour boat trip between Kollam and Alappuzha is the longest and most enchanting experience on the backwaters of Kerala.

"Gateway To The Backwaters"

A City in Kerala, India

Interest Measure for Kollam

Ideal time to stay:  2 - 4 days

Best Interests at Kollam

Best to enjoy with/as

Friends
Solo
Family

How is the weather at Kollam

Topography

Height(Altitude) of Kollam from sea level:  74 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  8.8863134°N, 76.6150829°E
Ecosystem:  Coast  

Food, Culture and Language at Kollam

Food Type Available:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Malayalam
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Monuments  

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3 Top Places to visit and Things to do in Kollam

"Travel, See, Visit, Learn and Explore"

Top Places to stay and Hotels in Kollam

"Stay, Relax and Sleep"

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Tourist places, attractions and all about travel and tourism at Kollam

Kollam or Quilon is a City located in Kerala, South India.
Kollam is also known as 
Quilon, 
Planning to travel to Kollam? Know the weather conditions and the best time to visit Kollam is 
January, 
February, 
September, 
October, 
November, 
December. 
The ecosystem and topography of Kollam is ideal for travel. On your visit to Kollam you should ideally stay here for 2 - 4 days. Traveller who are interested in activities for 
Leisure. 

The most used regional language in Kollam is Malayalam. To manage of your travel expenses and cost, the currency you will need is Rupee(INR)

The love for food is the soul of travelling, the different food types available in Kollam are 

Indian, 
South Indian 

You have every reason to travel to Kollam, One of the leading trade capitals of the Old World, Kollam is the centre of the country’s cashew trading and processing industry. Extolled by Marco Polo and Ibn Batuta in glowing terms, this was once a famous port of international spice trade. Thirty percent of this historic town is covered by the renowned Ashtamudi Lake, making it the gateway to the magnificent backwaters of Kerala.

The eight-hour boat trip between Kollam and Alappuzha is the longest and most enchanting experience on the backwaters of Kerala.

All the places to see and tourist activities are listed here.

#Kollam Beach
(Beach), 
#Sasathamkotta Lake
(Lake), 
#Tangasseri Lighthouse
(Sight Seeing), 

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 30, 2016
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