How to reach kottayam:
Air: nearest airport kochi 75 km, trivandrum 160 km
rail: the railway station is about 2 km from the center of the town
Road: connected to all parts of india by road
Boat: there are two ferry stations one about 3 km from town from where ferrys operate during monsoon. kodimatha jetty- the boats operate from here during summer.
Facts about kottayam:
first fully literate muncipal town of india.
First malaylam printing press established in 1820.
Center of newspaper publishing in kerala with about 5 newspapers published from here..
Telephone access code: 91 - 481.. . .. .
Kottayam Flower show
darsana international book fair
kottayam mural city - second mural city in india
vembanad lake : (16
km west of kottayam ) vembanad lake is second largest freshwater lake in
south asia and the largest in india.
ayamanam : Arundhati roy's novel 'The god of small things' is set in this beautiful village
changanassery... ... . .
aruvikkuzghi waterfalls.. .
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