Attractions to explore near Courtallam Main Falls
The falls is located on the western ghats on the river Chittar and is considered as a medical spa on account of the medical smell in the waters.
The 13 Kannara bridge or 13 Arch Bridge (Pathimoonu Kannara Bridge) is a 108-year-old bridge from the British era consisting of 13 arches. It is a major landmark on the Kollam-Sengottai railway line. The bridge connects two hillocks and stands on thirteen granite pillars each almost a hundred feet tall. The bridge is sandwiched by the Kollam-Thirumangalam National Highway on one side and the River Kazhuthurutti on the other. It is 102.72 meters (337.0 ft) long and 5.18 meters (17.0 ft) tall.
Thenmala Dam, located in Kollam district of Kerala is the second largest irrigation project in the state of Kerala. The water from the dam is used for irrigation and for power generation. It has the longest reservoir of the state.
Kudukkathupara is situated at a height of 850 meters above sea level. It consists of three large rocks out of which you can climb the first two rocks. The tops of the last rock, which is also the tallest is inaccessible. About four districts of Kerala and some parts of the neighbouring Tamil Nadu state can be viewed from the top of the second rock.
The Manimuthar Dam is situated at the foothills of the scenic Podhigai Hills. It is built on the Thamirabarani River. The area features marvelous natural beauty. The spot where the waters, the mountains, and the sky meet offers a spectacular view.
This temple is dedicated to the Hindu and Jain religious figures in rock-cut style. The unfinished temple is said to have been built during the reign of the Pandyan king. This examples the rock-cut and architecture of the Pandya period.