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Padikkal Travels takes you to the Pathanamthitta is a municipal town situated in the central travancore region in the state of Kerala in India.It is the administrative capital of a district with the same name. The town has a population of 38,000. The temple of Lord Dharmasastha , a world famous forest pilgrim centre, is situated in the beautiful Sabarimala part of the western ghuts in the Pathanamthitta district and hence known as the 'Pilgrim Capital of Kerala'. Pathanamthitta is a fast-developing town and business center. It is the main transport hub to Sabarimala. The main trunk road to Sabarimala is from Pathanamthitta. The Main Eastern Highway (Punalur-Pathanamthitta-Muvattupuzha Road/SH-08) and T.K.Road (Thiruvalla-Pathanamthitta-Kumbazha Road/SH-07) pass through Pathanamthitta. Pathanamthitta is a cosmopolitan town.
Places of tourist importance
Perunthenaruvi, the famous waterfall, is situated 36 km. away from Pathanamthitta. The water falls in the Pamba River at Perunthenaruvi attracts thousands of people from inside and outside the district. The water flows down a rocky bed into a ravine sixty to one hundred feet down. This is a beautiful natural waterfall and an ideal place of tourist attraction. It is only 10 km. from Erumeli and accessible by trekking or by Jeep.
It is a small beautiful and picturesque hill station located at Thottappuzhassery village with an area of 14.46 km2. and at a distance of 18 km. from Pathanamthitta and 5 km. from Kozhenchery. This hill station developed in to a major centre of Social, Cultural and religious activities of Marthoma Church in Kerala offers a panoramic view of the nearby valleys including that of the river Pamba. This beautiful centre in central Travancore is gaining a lot of tourist attention because of its location and scenic aspects. There is comfortable camp house, with room and dormitories.) KAKKI RESERVOIR
In Pathanamthitta, Kakki reservoir, set in sylvan background is a tourist delight. The splendid artificial lake offers exhilarating boating experience. The surrounding forest abounds with tigers, elephants, deer and monkeys.
Other tourist attractions worth seeing in your Tour to Pathanamthitta.
1)In Pathanamthitta, Mannadi - The sculptures in the Bhagvathy temple is exquisitely beautiful. 'Kerala Institute of Folklore and Folkarts' is located here.
2) In Pathanamthitta, Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls - A splendid waterfall which falls from a height of 60-100 feet.
3) In Pathanamthitta, Kakki - The sylvan surroundings of this reservoir is sure to enthrall you. It is home to an amazing variety of wild animals. Boating in the artificial lake is also a pleasure.
4) In Pathanamthitta, Konni - The beautiful meadows on the banks of the Achakovil River in Konni will surely delight you. Don't miss out on an elephant ride in your Tour to Pathanamthitta.
5) Manjinikkara - Pilgrims cover large distances on foot to reach this holy spot and offer their respectful deference to the bishop who had come here way back in the 19th century to resolve the differences between two Christian Congregations.
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