Top and Best Tourist Places to Visit in Pathanamthitta
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District wise Kerala Tourist Destinations- Pathanamthitta
Welcome to the district wise location finder of Kerala. Here we are listing the important tourist destinations in each districts of Kerala. This page gives you comprehensive information about Pathanamthitta district and it’s the tourist locations. This information may be helpful for the domestic tourists to find the nearest tourist places they visit.
Major Tourist Places in Pathanamthitta District
Gavi is a tourist spot inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve which is under Ranni reserve forest. Entry fee to Gavi: 25 rupees per person, 50 rupees per car, 25 rupees for camera and 100 rupees for video camera. You can get the entry tickets from Vallakkadavu Forest Check Point. Evergreen forests surrounded at Gavi is blessed with rich wildlife such as the tiger, elephants, leopards, bears, Indian gaur, sambar, barking and mouse deers, lion tailed macaque, Nilgiri langur, Malabar giant squirrel and more than 200 species of birds.
Pandalam palace is connected with the religious pilgrim center Sabarimala. It is believing that a childless king of Pandalam found a baby crying in the banks of Pamba while in his hunting expedition and brought the child in the palace. The child was Lord Ayyappa the son of the fusion of Siva and Vishnu.
Sabarimala comes as the major religious pilgrim center in Kerala which is devoted to Lord Ayyappa. Makaravilakku is the major religious festival celebrated every year at Sabarimala.
Mannadi is located 45 kilometers from Kollam town and 9 kilometers from Adoor. Kerala's freedom fighter Veluthabi Dalava died in Mannadi temple.
Other 14 Major Tourist Places in the Pathanamthitta District are listed below