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Asramam Link Road
Asramam is located in Kollam
Location in Kollam, India
Asramam is located in Kerala
Asramam (Kerala)
Asramam is located in India
Asramam (India)
Coordinates: 8°53′45″N 76°35′32″E / 8.895888°N 76.592092°E / 8.895888; 76.592092Coordinates: 8°53′45″N 76°35′32″E / 8.895888°N 76.592092°E / 8.895888; 76.592092
Country India
 • BodyKollam Municipal Corporation(KMC)
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKL-02
Lok Sabha constituencyKollam
Civic agencyKollam Municipal Corporation
Avg. summer temperature34 °C (93 °F)
Avg. winter temperature22 °C (72 °F)

Asramam (Malayalam: ആശ്രാമം) or Ashramam is one of the prime locations in Kollam city of Kerala, India. It is one among the 55 wards of Kollam Municipal Corporation.[1] Asramam is a notable place in the city because of the presence of old airport, public/private institutions, tourism destinations, parks, hospitals, maidan etc. Asramam Maidan, the biggest open space now existing in any of the Kerala Municipal Corporation limits is situated at Asramam.[2] The first airport in the state of Kerala, Kollam Airport, was functioned in this maidan.[3] Asramam is the headquarters of the Kollam branches of Indian Medical Association and Sports Authority of India.[4] Link Road, one of the important roads in the city, passing through Asramam. The one and only International Hockey Stadium in the state is at Asramam.[5]


Asramam is one of the most important places of Kollam city. The city's biggest attractions like Adventure park, Children's park, Picnic Village and British Residency are situated at.[6][7][8][9] The thick Mangrove forests in this area are very popular all over the state.[10] 10 So many renowned hospitals in the city are situated near Asramam. Sankar's Institute of Medical Science[SIMS], Dr. Nair's Hospital, ESIC Model & Super Speciality Hospital etc. are the famous hospitals near Asramam.[11][12]

Biodiversity Heritage Site

Asramam is going to become the first Biodiversity Heritage Site(BHS) in Kerala state.[13] The 190 years old British Residency, rare varieties of mangrove spread on residency complex and the creek of Ashtamudi Lake would come under this heritage site.[14]

Public/private institutions nearby[edit]

Office of the Superintendent of Police, Kollam

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1] Councils - Kollam City Corporation
  2. ^ 2,000 saplings for Asramam Maidan
  3. ^ "Aviation school proposal evokes mixed response". The Hindu. 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2014-09-15.
  4. ^ [2] IMA - Kollam
  5. ^ [3] Astro-turf hockey stadium - The New Indian Express
  6. ^ Sculptors' touch gives a new look to adventure park
  7. ^ Nod for work on park
  8. ^ Picnic Village in Kollam
  9. ^ A historical building floored
  10. ^ Biodiversity heritage tag for Asramam mangroves soon
  11. ^ SIMS, Kollam
  12. ^ ESIC Model & Super Speciality Hospital, Kollam Archived 14 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  13. ^ "Biodiversity heritage site status mooted for Thirunavaya". Times of India. 2017-08-22. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
  14. ^ "State's first biodiversity heritage site in Kollam". The Hindu. 2017-07-27. Retrieved 2017-08-22.
  15. ^ KCA, Kollam
  16. ^ Astro turf stadium for Kollam