Anchuvilakku – stone lamp post in Kottayam

Anchuvilakku – stone lamp post in Kottayam

Anchuvilakku is a stone lamp post and a typical example of Kerala architecture, was built near the Changanacherry boat jetty by the renowned freedom fighter Veluthampi Dalawa. The Changanacherry or Changanassery market, one of the largest in Kerala, was also established by the freedom frighter. The five lamps on this post are lit using kerosene.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Changanassery, about 2 km; Kottayam, about 21 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 111 km

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