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Address: Sasthamkotta, Kunnathoor, Kollam, India

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Nice lake

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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Thank great4traveller
Adoor, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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

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Thank sikhilviswam
Kerala, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Thank 1matkustaa
mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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 you like, you can always buy some fresh catch early in the morning. This is... More 

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Thank Bharatwd
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Aromal R
Kochi (Cochin), India
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322 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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

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Thank vmsatheesh22
Kochi (Cochin), India
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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 different because of the lake. Its not a touristic place or a sightseeing but those... More 

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Thank Jaison N
Kochi (Cochin), India
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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 for the sake of the lake but even for the distant Kollam city.

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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

100% nature I like the place the weather everything Its fresh water all the people in that side will get benefits from it

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