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Steeped in rich past, entangled with unique culture and attributed with nature divine, Kolam lies on the southwest coast of India and has many more hidden treasures troves to be explored. It is one of the oldest ports in Arabian Sea bustling with the activities since the time of ancient Rome.
Chinese, Arab, Portuguese, Dutch and British, all have tried their hands on trading spices and cashew crops from this famous port. In fact till date, the place has retained its commercial importance especially being a largest producer and exporter of finest quality of cashews. Sitting deftly on the shores of Ashtamudi Lake, the town is highlighted with several temples and mosques while the serene and tranquil backwaters offers an unwinding experience of luxurious boat ride. Where the main town is buzzing with activities and hectic, the surroundings compliments it with just the chattering of waves, swaying of coconut palms, calm and green cashew plantations and rustic image of traditional villages. Perfect weather, delicious food and enchanting views of the town never fail to lure tourists from all around the globe.