Thirumullavaram Beach

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Thirumullavaram Beach
തിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച്
Unpatrolled beach
Thirumullavaram DTPC Notification board.jpg
Navigation Board at Thirumullavaram Beach
Thirumullavaram Beachതിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച് is located in Kollam
Thirumullavaram Beachതിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച്
Thirumullavaram Beach
തിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച്
Location within Kollam
Thirumullavaram Beachതിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച് is located in Kerala
Thirumullavaram Beachതിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച്
Thirumullavaram Beach
തിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച്
Location within Kollam
Location Thirumullavaram, Kollam, India
Coordinates 8°53′41″N 76°33′13″E / 8.89472°N 76.55361°E / 8.89472; 76.55361
Access Bus Station Bus interchange - 4.2 mtr,
Railway Station Mainline rail interchange - 5.5 km,
Ferry Terminal ferry/water interchange - 4.2 km
Beach length 100+ mtrs
Hazard rating Low

Thirumullavaram Beach (Malayalam : തിരുമുല്ലവാരം ബീച്ച്), is one of the popular beaches in the city of Kollam and a beautiful tourism destination in the state of Kerala.[1] The beach is situated at Thirumullavaram, an important neighbourhood of Kollam city, the beach is very famous for conducting the Karkidaka Vavubali rituals.[2] Thousands of devotees arrive on the beach to perform the Vavubali Tharpanam every year, it is one of the most attractive beaches located in South India.

Importance of Thirumullavaram beach[edit]

Thirumullavaram beach is one among the twin beautiful beaches in the Cashew Capital of the World, the secluded beach soothe your mind and body with its natural beautyThe beach will give an estuary feel for the tourists as the area is full of coconut palms which makes the place a shady paradise and it is a very silent place. The beach is ideal for early morning walks[3] The beach is ideal for swimming and sun bathing and no danger zones are identified, the beach is connected with all the major roads around the state and it can be easily accessed to reach the place.[4] The taste of local cuisine that is mostly flavoured with coconut and spices like cardamom, black pepper, cloves, cinnamon and ginger are also attract a good number of visitors. A water hillock named Njarazhcha Para which means Sunday Rock, is another allurement for the tourists visiting here, during low tides, this hillock can be seen clearly from the shore about one and a half km into the sea.

Location[edit]

The beach is situated at 6 km away from the heart of Kollam city. It is a beautiful picnic centre and has frequent bus connections to the city.[5] Kollam KSRTC Bus station is situated at a distance of 5  from here. The nearest rail head is Kollam Junction railway station, which is 7 km away. The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport which is at a distance of 80 km.

Major road destinations[edit]

  1. Thangassery - 3 km
  2. Kollam KSRTC Bus station - 5 km
  3. Kollam Beach - 6 km
  4. Chinnakada - 6 km
  5. Kollam Junction railway station - 7 km
  6. Karunagappalli - 22 km
  7. Paravur - 29 km
  8. Paravur railway station - 29 km
  9. Thekkumbhagam beach - 33 km
Panorama of Thirumullavaram beach, in September 2015

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