Welcome to Kollam

Kollam (another variant of Kilon) is a city and port in the Arabian Sea, in the southern part of Kerala . Kollam is located at the mouth of the river Callada, which spreads in the lower reaches, forming Lake Ashtamudi. Kollam stretches between the seashore and the lake. Port Kollam has been the center of international trade since ancient times. Phoenician, Roman, and Chinese merchants traveled here. In the Middle Ages, the value of Kalama did not weaken, the city was even the capital of the state of Venad.

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Information About Kollam

Kollam (erstwhile Quilon) is a southern district of Kerala, located 70 km north of the state’s capital Thiruvananthapuram. It is flanked by the Arabian sea on the west, Tamil Nadu on the east, Alapuzha and Pathanamthitta districts on the north and Thiruvananthapuram district on the south. The heart land of Kollam is naturally veined by the Ashtamudi lake, a massive, multi-branched water body, which is also a popular boating attraction for tourists. This and the Kollam canal cutting through the city give Kollam a place of prominence in the waterway systems of t...

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By Air: Kollam does not have an airport and the nearest airport is situated at Thiruvananthapuram at a distance of about 70 km from Kollam city. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is well connected to all major cities of India and a few citie

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