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Kottayam Travel Guide
Surrounded by the lofty and great Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a land of inimitable uniqueness.

Kottayam is a city in the Indian state of Kerala. It is positioned in central Kerala and is also the administrative capital of Kottayam district. Surrounded by the lofty and great Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a land of inimitable uniqueness. A panoramic backwater spread over verdant paddy fields, highlands, knolls and hillocks, wide rubber plantations, places connected with numerous myths and a desirable title ‘the land of letters, myths, latex and lakes’ make this a complete travel destination. To know more about it before visiting the town, one can go through the Kottayam travel guide.

The city is a significant commercial center of spices and commercial crops, particularly rubber. Majority of India's natural rubber gets its origin from the acres of well kept plantations of Kottayam, an abode to the Rubber Board. Kottayam is also known as "Akshara Nagari" which means the "city of letters" considering its input to print media and literature. Kottayam is the first ever town of the country with 100% literacy rate and it is also the first in the country chosen by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India to be transformed as an Eco City. There are many facts about the place that you can know through the Kottayam travel guide.

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What are the specialities of the local cuisine in Kottayam? Please recommend some good authentic restaurants.

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Kamal Maheshwari

Wheels Restaurant, Tonico Cafe, Thali Restaurant and Tandoor restaurant.

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What are the main tourists attraction near KTDC waterscapes?

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SudheeshR

bird sanctuary ,well as backwater , House boats

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What's the best place for a romantic meal in Kottayam?

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Ajith Kesavan

its in kumarakom

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How far is railway station from hotel orchid residency?

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Sylvania TouristEnclave

14 km from kottayam railway station,14 km from cherthala railway station

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Where is kottayam location?

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Jamnas Jalaluddin

Is there any hotel with 24 hrs check in and check out? Rather than 12 noon check in?

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Satish Ck

you can stay with orchid inn hotel its good and 24 hrs checkin/out

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Is there any hotel near cheruvally?

What are the best places to eat in Kottayam?

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Sanu Christy

thattu kadaa

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Please suggest good hotels.

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Lavin Porwal

Anjali park, Windsor castle for budget hotel

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Can anyone suggest low fare hotels in Kottayam?

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Rajesh Nair

check with Hotel Orchid Residency

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