Children's Park, Kollam

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Children's Park, Asramam
Children’s Park, Kollam
Children’s Traffic Park
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Children's Park at Asramam, Kollam city
Type Children's park
Location Kollam City, India
Coordinates 8°53′47″N 76°35′17″E / 8.896385°N 76.587999°E / 8.896385; 76.587999Coordinates: 8°53′47″N 76°35′17″E / 8.896385°N 76.587999°E / 8.896385; 76.587999
Operated by Kollam Municipal Corporation
Status Open all year

Asramam Children's Park (also known as Children's Park, Kollam) is a park for children, situated at Asramam in Kollam city, Kerala. The park is owned by Kollam Municipal Corporation, India,[1] it is also called Children’s Traffic Park. This park is considered as a part of Asramam Picnic Village, main centre for recreational activities in Kollam city.[2] A model Adventure Park and a 200-year-old British Residency (which is considered as a Government Guest House) are situated very close to this park.[3]

Location[edit]

Facilities and attractions[edit]

The Children's Park in Asramam is one of the major attractions of Kollam city, the Government of Kerala modernized the park with Central Government aid in 2009–2010.[4] It got another facelift in 2014, with the addition of a swimming pool and new rides.[5][6]

  • Gateway
  • Compound wall
  • Mandapams
  • Restroom complex
  • Open-air auditorium
  • Toilet block
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping stalls
  • 250kv Transformer
  • Multi-purpose Gymnasium
  • Video Games

Rides[edit]

Nowadays, this children's park is a regular exhibition ground for the Kollam Flower Show.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Picnic Village, Asramam". Kerala Tourism. Retrieved 2015-02-26. 
  2. ^ "Model Adventure Park, Kollam". Zone Kerala. Retrieved 2015-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Asramam, Kollam". Malayala Manorama Online. Retrieved 2015-02-26. 
  4. ^ "Rs 2.86 cr to develop Asramam Children’s Park". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2015-02-26. 
  5. ^ "New rides at children’s park". The Hindu. Retrieved 2015-02-26. 
  6. ^ "Tourism-Kollam". Kollam Diaries. Retrieved 2015-02-26. 
  7. ^ "Kollam Flower Show to begin tomorrow". TNIE. Retrieved 2015-02-26.