Sourced from Wikivoyage. Text is available under the CC-by-SA 3.0 license.Punalur (Malayalam: പുനലൂര്, Punalūr) is a town and a municipality in Kerala in India.
Punalur is 45 km northeast of Kollam and 75 km north of Thiruvananthapuram. Punalur Railway Station is on the Kollam-Shencotta railway line. The nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram. The Main Eastern Highway (Punalur-Adoor-Muvattupuzha Road /SH-08) and Kollam-Shengottai Road (NH-208) connects the town to other major towns.
Local taxis and autorickshaws are available.
AchencoilAn important pilgrim center. Famous for its Sastha temple with a Sastha installed several centuries before the Christian Era.
AnchalKnown for its cattle market.
KunnicodeFamous as Muslim pilgrim center.
Jetayu ParaHuge rock. Legend says Jatayu, the giant bird in the epic Ramayana, fell after failing in its attempt to stop Ravana from taking sita away. Ideal place for trekking.
Palaruvi Water FallsOne of the famous waterfall in Kerala.
PattazhiFamous for its ancient Bhagavathy temple.
PathanapuramAn old trading center.
Suspension BridgeErected in 1877, is the only one of its kind in south India and it is 400 ft long.
Fishing at Kallada River
Spices from the local market.
Aaram Hotelphone: +91-475-2231050address: Kalayanadu, Plachery
K.S.R.T.C buses ply regularly to nearby towns including Adoor and Pathanamthitta and Kottarakara which are all well connected to other parts of Kerala.