Kalamassery is a special grade panchayat
located between Aluva
. Spreading across 26 sq km, it is one of the industrially developed towns in south India. In olden times Kalamassery was known as Njalakom. Trikkakara Mahabali Temple, St Mary's Jacobite Church, St George Orthodox church, Government Polytechnic and St Paul's College are the major landmarks of this town. Hindustan Machine Tools Ltd, Chemicals Travancore Ltd, Appollo Tyres are some of the major industrial establishments of Kalamassery.
Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery is the nearest airport and Ernakulam Town Railway Station and Aluva Railway Station are the nearest railway stations.