Tourist Places in Kumarakom

Places to Visit in Kumarakom

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Kumarakom Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 4896 Ratings

Kumarakom is mostly preferred by travellers from Chennai, Bangalore. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kumarakom is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Kumarakom are February, September, October, November, December. There are 13 tourist places in Kumarakom, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kumarakom can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kumarakom for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kumarakom Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kumarakom, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kumarakom using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kumarakom, which are great places to visit, are Juma Masjid, Kumarakom Beach, Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kumarakom Backwaters, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Kumarakom can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom

Huge Lake, Birder's Paradise
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Kumarakom Backwaters, Kumarakom

It's One Of The Best
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6.0/7

St Mary's Church, Cheriapally, Kumarakom

Pure example of churches in th...
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Kumarakom Tourist Places



  • Type: Lake
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Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom
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44 Ratings & 36 Reviews
Vembanad Lake is commonly known as Vembanad Kayal or Vembanad Kol. It is one of the longest lakes in India and the largest in Kerala. This lake is called by different names like Punnamada Lake in Kuttanad and Kochi Lake in Kochi. The Kochi Lake also houses the Kochi Port,... Read More »
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  • Type: Backwater
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Kumarakom Backwaters, Kumarakom
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44 Ratings & 35 Reviews
Kumarakom Backwaters is a major sightseeing destination that can be visited by renting a houseboat. These houseboats take visitors through the canals, lagoons, lakes, river and backwaters in the region. These houseboats comprise a living room, a bedroom, a bathroom and other... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Kumarakom
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10 Ratings & 7 Reviews
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple is situated at a distance of 8 km from Kumarakom, at Vaikom. This temple is associated with Rishi Parasurama, who was believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The temple is constructed in the traditional Kerala architectural style and is famous for... Read More »
  • Type: Church
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St Mary's Church, Cheriapally, Kumarakom
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4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
St Mary's Church is a famous church in the region which is located at Cheriapally. This church is around 12 km from the main city of Kottayam and was built by Thekkumkoor Maharaja in 1579. The church architecture displays a unique fusion of Portuguese and traditional Kerala... Read More »
"Beautiful and original"Feb 22, 2016 "Divine"Jul 27, 2015
  • Type: Mosque
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Juma Masjid, Kumarakom
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3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Juma Masjid at Thazhathangadi is situated at a distance of around 12 km from Kumarakom. This mosque is famously known as Thazhathangadi Mosque, which lies on the banks of River Meenachil. It is more than 1000 years old and is considered to be one of the oldest mosques in India. Read More »
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom
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4.9 / 7 1
50 Ratings & 43 Reviews
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is home to different species of birds, including migratory birds from Siberia. This sanctuary is spread across 14 acres and was established by the Government of India for preserving coconut trees and mandrakes, which are the natural habitat of birds.... Read More »
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St Mary's Church, Athirampuzha, Kumarakom
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St Mary's Church in Athirampuzha, dedicated to Saint Mary, was constructed in 1080. This church is about 10 km north of the main city of Kottayam. It is famous for a statue of St Sebastian which was brought by Portuguese colonial rulers and installed here. This statue is... Read More »
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Aruvikkuzhi Falls, Kumarakom
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Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls is a famous tourist spot in Kumarakom, which is situated at a distance of 18 km from Kottayam and 2 km from the destination. This is one of the most beautiful picnic spots, which has wooded landscape and streams. It falls from a height of more than 100... Read More »
  • Type: Beach
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Kumarakom Beach, Kumarakom
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5.8 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Kumarakom Beach is an ideal place to relax and enjoy various types of beach activities and water sports. Some of these water sports are water skiing, wind surfing, parasailing, water polo, boating and swimming. Volleyball, sunbathing, water aerobics and frisbee are popular... Read More »
"Kumarakom Backwater"Mar 22, 2016 "The calm sea"Dec 1, 2015
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Bay Island Driftwood Museum, Kumarakom
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4.8 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Bay Island Driftwood Museum is one of the popular museums in the Kumarakom region, which has a unique collection of driftwood articles. It is a unique museum, which houses a collection of twisted stumps of driftwood that were collected from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.... Read More »
Pathiramanal, Kumarakom
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Pathiramanal is mainly an island which covers over 10 acres of land. The term Pathiramanal refers to 'the sand of night' or 'midnight sand' and features a zoo and an aquarium. This island is believed to have emerged from the Vembanad Lake and is inhabited by varied species of... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple, Kumarakom
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Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple, also known as Ettumanoor Mahadevar Temple, is one of the ancient Lord Shiva temples located near Kottayam in the state of Kerala. It is also believed that sage Vyasa and the Pandavas offered their prayers at this temple. The word 'manoor' in the... Read More »
  • Type: Hill
Jatayu rock, Kumarakom
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Located in the Chadaya Mangalam hamlet, the Jatayu Rock is a huge rock shaped like the legendary bird, Jatayu which has been mentioned in the Ramayana. The panoramic surroundings and verdant woods make it a perfect trekking and hiking place.   Read More »

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