Thangassery Beach, Kollam

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Thangassery Beach is a perfect leisure spot located at a distance of about 5 km from Kollam. This sandy beach is a location of historic importance and ruins of an ancient Portuguese Fort can be sighted in the vicinity of the beach.

Travellers come to this picturesque stretch of shores to unwind and relax. The major attraction of the beach is an old lighthouse which has a height of 144 ft.

This lighthouse, which was built in 1902 by the British, is open to visitors (Timings: 15:30 pm to 17:3O pm).Apart from the ruins of the fort, the area has many churches which were constructed during the eighteenth century.

Thangassery Beach attracts visitors with its scenic beauty and historic significance. The beach becomes vibrant during the evenings and the entire area acquires a heavenly charm as the golden rays of the setting sun fall on the sandy shores. The beach is ideal for swimming, casual strolling and water sports.

 

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