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Sasthamkotta Lake

Sasthamkotta, Kunnathoor, Kollam, India
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Sasthamkotta Lake, Largest Fresh Water lake in Kerala

Sasthamkotta Lake is the largest fresh water lake located in Kollam District, Kerala is fighting... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Ambadi_Sugathan
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Kollam, India
Nice lake

Sasthamkotta lake is the best picnic spot.we were spend above three hours on there. it's very... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
jishnumj
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Sasthamkotta, Kunnathoor, Kollam, India
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Sasthamkotta Lake is the largest fresh water lake located in Kollam District, Kerala is fighting for its survival due to excessive water exploitation for catering water need of Kollam district with out doing anything for the preservation of the lake. It is filled with beauty...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Sasthamkotta lake is the best picnic spot.we were spend above three hours on there. it's very familiar lake also.

Thank jishnumj
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Boating in this lake is an awesome experience. Very calm surrounding. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, looks very great. There is a Temple on the Banks.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Sasthamkotta Lake, also categorized as a wetland, is the largest fresh water lake in Kerala.The lake is named after the ancient Sastha temple

1  Thank sikhilviswam
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The only fresh water lake in Kerala , daytime is the best time to visit, spending time at night is usually not recommended here

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We took a small accommodation right next to the lake and we able to enjoy great sunrise and sunsets, spending all our time relaxing near this lake. From time to time, you see local fishermen place their nets in this fresh water lake and if...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The lake is one of the main attractions of kollam. Though occassionally not clean, the lake is a great tourist attraction.

Thank Aromal R
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Sasthamkotta lake a silent place with beautiful areas, must visit and spend few hours here , we relax here few hours

Thank vmsatheesh22
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Sasthamkotta lake is the largest fresh water lake in Kerala and its serving water for people in and around Kollam for so long and even now. Despite of the other facts, the lake looks amazing even from the national highway and the whole area looks...More

Thank Jaison N
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Though a principal source of fresh water to Kollam city, it is fighting a near losing battle for survival. Unchecked and unbridled encroachment and discharge of all kinds of wastes spoil the lovely lake. Serious intervention from authorities is the need of hour not only...More

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