Best Places to Visit in Kothamangalam
Gateway to the Munnar and High Range
It is considered as the gateway to the one of the best tourist destinations in Kerala, Munnar, other parts of the high range and Western Ghats mountain ranges. Kochi – Dhanushkodi highway passes through this place.
Tourist Places to Visit
More than 5 eco-tourism destinations are located 10 km away from the city. All destinations are easy to access and best place to visit.
- AALI VEENA KUTH or AALI VEENA WATERFALL
- INCHATHOTTY – HANGING BRIDGE
- THATTEKKAD BIRD SANCTUARY
How to Reach
The air gateway to Kothamangalam is the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) located at Nedumbassery, which is about 32 km and handles both domestic and international flights. It is the first international airport in India to be built without Central Government funds and is the world’s first fully solar energy powered airport.
Nearest Railway Station
Aluva or Alwaye is one of the important railway stations in Greater Kochi situated in Ernakulam district and also the second busiest station in the Indian state of Kerala in terms of number of trains after Thrissur Railway Station.
It is an A grade station under Thiruvananthapuram railway division. It lies in the Shoranur–Cochin Harbour section of Thiruvananthapuram railway division. Aluva is an important halting stop for all passenger trains passing through the region except Rajadhani Express and a few super-fast trains.
National Highway 85 passes through the center of the Town.
Map of Kothamangalam
Tourist Places to visit – Scenic Beauty
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