Situated at the foothills of the Western Ghats
at a distance of 50 km from Kochi
, Kothamangalam is a small charming town with religious and historical importance. In the past, it was a busy commercial center famous for hill produce and spices. The St Thomas Church of the Orthodox Syrians and the St Mary's Church built in the 14th century are the landmarks of this region. Thrikariyoor temple and Marthoma Cheriapally
are other important spots. Bhoothathankettu dam is a nearby tourist spot.
Cochin International Airport is just 30 km away, and the nearest railway station is at Angamaly, 25 km. Kothamangalam is linked to all major cities by road.