A villagein Kollam District of Kerala, Pathanapuramis about 13 km from the industrial town Punalur. A hilly region, Pathanapuram is an important trading centre on the banks of the KalladaRiver. There are many tourist attractions located in and around this village. Rubber plantations are a common sight in this village.
Places to Stay
There are good hotels in Pathanapuram. Tourists visiting the place can stay at T.K.B Lodge, Kuriacose Tourist Home and Asoka Tourist Home that offers rooms from Rs.400 onwards.
Onam, Vishu, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here. The ChandanakkudamMahotsavam(Feb-March) at the mosque attracts thousands of devotees.
Malayalam is the local language here.
Places to Visit
ElikkattoorSreeMahadevatemple(9 km), Vazhappara Water Falls (10kms), Punalur Suspension Bridge , Kallada River, Anchumala Para located about 5-10kms are places to visit in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram (89kms)
The nearest railway station is at Chengannur
PathanapuramBus Stop runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like A1 Travels and Kallada Travels that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Opt for online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of discounts