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Attractions to explore near Tangasseri Lighthouse

Tangasseri Lighthouse
Tangasseri LighthouseThangassery Rd, Valiazhikom, Thangasherry East, Thangassery, Kollam, Kerala 691007, India

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

Nearby Attractions

Kollam Beach
Kollam Beach2.59 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

A beach in southern Kerala, surrounded by unique attractions.

Kappil Beach Thiruvananthapuram
Kappil Beach Thiruvananthapuram16.18 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

Varkala Beach
Varkala Beach22.09 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

Oachira Parabrahma Temple
Oachira Parabrahma Temple29.01 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

An ancient temple and a Hindu pilgrimage site. The temple is home to Oachirakkali- a famous ritual performed here during June wherein traditional martial arts experts conduct mock-fighting in muddy water. The temple also hosts the festival of cattle, 28 days after Onam- the harvest festival of Kerala. The festival of cattle consists of gigantic idols of bull made of cloth & hay which are then pulled on giant wheels to the Oachira Temple from the sites where they are made.

Krishnapuram Palace
Krishnapuram Palace30.64 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

18th century palace standing as a prime example of traditional Kerala Architecture.

Jatayupara
Jatayupara33.16 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

Kottukal Cave Temple
Kottukal Cave Temple37.29 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

Kudukkathupara
Kudukkathupara45.74 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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.

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple47.37 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

Nestled in a forest glade, the temple is a center of pilgrimage for the devotees of serpent gods. Couples seeking fertility come to worship here, and upon the birth of their child come to hold thanksgiving ceremonies.

Konni Elephant Reserve
Konni Elephant Reserve49.59 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

St. George Forane Church, Edathua
St. George Forane Church, Edathua54.99 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

A massive church on the banks of river Pamba, built in medieval European Architecture.

Kuttanad
Kuttanad55.42 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

Kuttanad is a region that is well known for its vast paddy fields. The region has the lowest altitude in India and is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried on around 1.2 to 3.0 meters (4 to 10 ft) below sea level. It is a major rice producer of Kerala state.

Thenmala Dam
Thenmala Dam55.96 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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 Bridge58.48 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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.

Shangumugham Beach
Shangumugham Beach58.71 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

A place away from the city crowd which has many historical importance. White sand, serene atmosphere , street foods and all.

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo59.40 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

Napier Museum
Napier Museum59.49 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

Connemara Market Palayam
Connemara Market Palayam59.62 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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

Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple59.91 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

The temple immersed in history and legends, and a prime example of religious and cultural harmony.

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple60.67 KMs away from Tangasseri Lighthouse

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