Tourist Attractions in Kollam

Kollam, known for its must see pretty backwaters, green fields, tropical crops, lush forests and serene lakes and rivers is a destination not to be missed out. The place is ideal for honeymoon tours as there is so much that the newly wed couples can enjoy together. Amongst the best experience is the backwater tour between Kollam and Alappuzha, which lets you enjoy the rustic beauty of Kerala. Kollam also boasts of scenic beach, which allows travellers to enjoy a lazy day basking in the sun or the thrilling watersports. Shopping in Kollam is also one of the best things to do for tourists.

The city is the centre of India's cashew processing industry, which draws a number of shopaholics from all over the world. There are plenty of shopping areas and town markets which include shops selling raw and processed cashew nuts. Apart from it, one can also buy south Indian sarees, fabric, antiques and gold/silver jewellery. The fairs and festival make an important part of Kollam, the city enjoys boat races, crafts fair and elephant festival amongst many other celebrated here. An ideal time to visit Kollam is during Kollam Pooram, Parippalli Gajamela and Anayadi Elephant Pageantry.

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