British Residency - One of the historic buildings in Kollam. Till 1829, Quilon was the capital of the Travancore State with the headquarters of the British Residency situated here. Captain Arthur was in charge of design and construction in the city of Kollam, Kerala, India. Built by Colonel John Munro, its construction began in 1811 and completed in 1819 . The Residency Bungalow is a prominent landmark in this city.
This seaside village of historic importance has the ruins of an old Portuguese port and churches built in the 18 the century. TheThangasseri lighthouse which is 144 feet high, is open to visitors from 15.30 to 17.30 hrs
This is a huge rock spread over 110acres of the hill at Chadayamangalam on which the Mythical Eagle "Jataya" breathed his last after his bid to avert the demon king Ravana abducting Sita.
The Department of Tourism, Govt .of Kerala have started a project under the auspicious supervision of the world-renowned films maker Shri Rajeev Anchal to make the rock a busy tourism spot in the state by offering scope for adventure and sculpturing of the Jatayu on the rock that contains 50 seated Theatre and museum.
The ashram of Mata Amrithananthamayi situated at Amrithapuri near Vallikavu is the headquarters of the Matha's ashrams. Crores of Amma devotees all over the world visit here for darshan. The ashram can be reached by boat and road.
As its name suggests, the Ashtamudi Lake is the congregation of eight backwaters (Ashta= Eight, Mudi= Branch). It is known as the gateway to the well known Kerala Backwaters. We arange speed boat, Jet Skii, trips, over night house boat stay for our guest to enjoy nature at its best.
It is here the unique Parabrahma Temple situated. The temple has no idol, no deity and is dedicated to the "Universal Consciousness instead. The Oachira Kali and Panthrandu vilakku are the two main annual festivals.
Oachira Temple is an ancient temple located in Oachira in Kollam district in the South Indian state of Kerala. According to the Puranas, this temple is one of the famous sacred places of Kerala and India. Oachira is on the border of Kollam and Allappuzha districts, next to the National Highway 47. This temple is known "DakshinaKashi"(SouthaKashi).This very ancient pilgrimage center is centered on the ParaBrahma temple (that is dedicated to the Para Brahman (or Param Brahman) or shiva or Ohmkaram, the Universal Consciousness), and covers thirty-six acres of land.