A small village in Bharanicavu Taluka, Alappuzha District of Kerala State, Patoor is situated 57 km from District Headquarters Alappuzha, 12 km from Bharanicavu and 98 km from state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Patoor comes under Nooranad Panchayat in South Kerala Division. It lies at the border of Alappuzha and Kollam District and is surrounded by Bharanicavu and Mavelikkara Taluk in West, Kulanada Taluka in North, Parakode Taluk in East. Cities near Patoor are Chengannur, Mavelikkara, Kayamkulam, and Pathanamthitta.
Places to Stay
Patoor does not have hotels nearby. However, local home stays are available. Raj International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Priya (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Pournami Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 501) are some good budget hotels available in Chengannur city, 19 km from Patoor.
Malayalam is the local language of Patoor.
Oachira Vrischikam Festival is celebrated with great pomp and show in Oachira Temple, in December/ January every year.
Places of Interest
Sasthamkotta (17 km from Patoor), Mavelikkara (15 km), Kuttanad (36 km) and Bharanicavu (12 km) and Oachira Temple (22 km) are some places of interest near Patoor.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Patoor city is Trivandrum International Airport, located 94 km from the village.
Quilon JN Railway Station is the nearest major railway station, 36 km from Patoor.
Patoor is well connected to Mavelikkara and Chengannur cities by road. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), Millennium Tours & Travels and Bony Tours & Travels are some of the best State and private bus operators that ply on this route. Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket booking facility is the best way to book your online tickets.