This urban area is the ancestral home of the noted poet, Mahakavi Ulloor S Parmeswara Iyer, one of the famous triumvirate poets of Kerala. Ulloor Sree Subramanya Swamy Temple, Bhagavathy Temple and Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Center are among the places of worship.
Credence Hospital, Doctors Diagnostics and Research Centre, Centre for Development Studies are the major landmarks. The tranquil Akkulam Lake is situated 3 km away from Ulloor.
National Highway 47 passes through this place. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport (12 km) and the nearest railway station is Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station (8 km).