Achankovil Temple in Kollam

Achankovil Temple in Kollam

One of the main temples of Lord Ayyappa, it is believed that the idol of Achankovil temple is consecrated by Lord Parasurama himself. This temple, located in Kollam distict, is similar to the famous shrine at Sabarimala. The Manalar falls and the Kumbuvurutty falls, which also has a Nature Interaction Centre, are on the way to this temple.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Mavelikkara, via Pandalam – Kaippattoor Road, about 29 km and Kollam Junction, about 56 km away
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, around 102 km away


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