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My Home Town - Kottayam , Kerala , India

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Few pics of my hometown Kottayam, Kerala.

A stone cross in St. Pius Monastery at Amanakara Ramapuram, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

The word Kottayam is a composition of the words Kotta (meaning fort) and Akkam (meaning inside). Kottayam is one of the exotic backwaters sites attracting tourists throughout the year. Being a mountainous region with scenic landscapes, backwaters, bird sanctuaries, temples and churches make this a place of tourist attraction. Lying below the sea level, some of its nearby places are also a treat to the eyes