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Valakom in Kollam District is a picturesque village to the south of Kottarakara and north of Ayoor on M.C Road (State Highway 1). Major educational institutions here are R.V. Training College and C.S.I. Training Center for Teachers of the Hearing Impaired. Mercy Hospital is a major health care center in this area.

The famous pilgrim center Sabarimala is easily accessible from Valakom. Kottarakara Ganapathi Temple, Kottukal Rock Cut Cave Temple and Chadayamangalam Jatayu Para are the nearest tourist destinations. This village is well linked with Anchal, Punalur, Aryankavu and Thiruvananthapuram.

Nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport and nearest railway station is Kottarakara Railway Station. Closest bus station is Ayoor Bus Station.

Updated on 10th October, 2005
District: Kollam


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