Pattom is situated 4 km from Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala. Pattom has many schools, churches, temples and specialty hospitals that have contributed to its development. It is easy to reach as Pattom is well-connected to other cities by rail, air and road. Trivandrum (3 km away) and Kovalam (15 km away) are popular tourist destinations near Pattom.
Places to Stay
Pattom is a small town and so, does not have many hotels. Some popular budget- friendly hotels that are very hospitable are Hotel Blue Nest (Tariff - Rs. 968) and Home Stay Gold House (Tariff - Rs. 1180.)
The official language of Pattom is Malayalam. English is also spoken here.
Ganesh Chathurthi (September), Navrathri (October), Deepavali (November), Christmas (December) are some popular festivals that are celebrated in Pattom.
Places of Interest
Pattom has several religious places and shopping centres that are frequented by tourists. St. Mary's Church and the residence of the Arch Bishop are some popular places in Pattom.
How to Get There
The airport that is closest to Pattom is the Trivandrum International Airport (7 km away.)
The railway station that is nearest to Pattom is the Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station (4 km away.)
Pattom is one of the busiest intersections in Kerala. Pattom is a major stop for buses that ply to and from the central bus station and the city bus station (East Fort station) in Thiruvananthapuram. Universal Tours & Travels, and Aleta Tours & Travels are some of the popular bus operators in this region. Travellers prefer to do bus bookings through reputed online bus booking websites like TicketGoose.com.