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Attractions to explore near Kottukal Cave Temple

Kottukal Cave Temple
Kottukal Cave TempleVayala – Manjappara Rd, Kottukkal, Kerala 691306, India

The 8th century cave temple carved out of a large boulder.

Nearby Attractions

Jatayupara
Jatayupara4.91 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

A giant rock cladded in legends, and an incredible opportunity for adventures.

Kudukkathupara
Kudukkathupara8.46 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

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.

Thenmala Dam
Thenmala Dam19.47 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

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.

Pathimoonnu Kannara Bridge
Pathimoonnu Kannara Bridge22.17 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

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.

Ponmudi Hill Station
Ponmudi Hill Station27.39 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

The golden peaks of Ponmudi with its year-round cool climate and amazing scenery.

Varkala Beach
Varkala Beach28.03 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

Also known as Papanasham Beach by its historical beliefs.Only place in Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea

Kappil Beach Thiruvananthapuram
Kappil Beach Thiruvananthapuram28.16 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

Clean beach and a long road sandwiched between the beach on one side and backwaters in another. The waves are a bit harsh here.

Palaruvi Waterfalls
Palaruvi Waterfalls28.30 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

A 90 meters tall waterfall, surrounded by large boulders and plunging from a hill side creating pools below.

Meenmutty Waterfalls- Thiruvananthapuram
Meenmutty Waterfalls- Thiruvananthapuram32.93 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

The 30 meters tall waterfall accessed by a hike through dense tropical forest.

Kollam Beach
Kollam Beach34.78 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

A beach in southern Kerala, surrounded by unique attractions.

Tangasseri Lighthouse
Tangasseri Lighthouse37.29 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

It is one of the two lighthouses in the Kollam Metropolitan area

Konni Elephant Reserve
Konni Elephant Reserve38.65 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

Witness tamed elephants, their daily life and the ways of training them at Konni Elephant Training Centre.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary38.99 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

A dam-site with its beautiful tiny islands and a sanctuary with thick forest covers

Courtallam Main Falls
Courtallam Main Falls40.22 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

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.

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo42.52 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

One of the oldest zoo in India, home to a large number of wild animals.

Napier Museum
Napier Museum42.67 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

An architecturally impressive museum building, housing many exhibits from 8th to 18th century.

Connemara Market Palayam
Connemara Market Palayam43.27 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

An old market that sells all household items- a backbone for the netizens and a colourful place for the visitors.

Sasthampara
Sasthampara44.96 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple45.42 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

The ancient temple with its billions of dollars of wealth, impeccable architecture and legends.

Kuthiramalika Palace
Kuthiramalika Palace45.47 KMs away from Kottukal Cave Temple

The former residence of Travancore King Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma. Known for its architecture and its museum storing unique exhibits