Thangassery Beach & Lighthouse
Thangassery Beach is one of the major attractions to visit which is located 5 km from Kollam in a seaside. It has a great historical importance that kept the legendary of our Indian culture heritage. The leftovers of the Old Portuguese Fort are placed nearby this beach that was built in the 18th century. Enthusiast’s tourists can perform Water sports activities like scuba diving, parasailing, fishing, and catamaran riding.
is a lake known for merging of eight backwaters. In the 14th century AD, the Ashtamudi Lake was considered one of the five important ports used for Chinese trade. Today, it is known as the stairway to heavenly backwaters of Kerala and is a hub of houseboat cruises. The scenic beauty, coupled with sightings of animals, birds, and butterflies attracts thousands of visitors year around.
Kottarakkara Kathakali Museum
Kottarakkara Kathakali Museum, located in the Kollam district, was established in the memory of the father of Kathakali, Kottarakkara Thampuran. Dedicated to the popular art form Kathakali, various models of it, like costumes, ornaments, musical equipments, sculptures, and many other things are kept here on display.