Kumarakom lies on
the shores of the pleasant
Lake, which is a part of Kuttanad, 12 kms west of Kottayam town.
of the place enticed an English man, Henry Baker, who selected
as his residence and built a bungalow with a beautiful garden,
104 acres of land from the Maharaja of Travancore. This beautiful
has now been modified into the 'Taj Garden Retreat', a hotel with
living facilities but still retaining the traditional old style.
the 'Wonder Land' believed to have been lying below the sea level,
out into the marshes when the sea receeded later. As a testimony to
fact, one can see large deposits of shells in the lakes here, that are
usually found in the sea.
you can get so many varities of sea foods and tradiontianal delicaous
"kappa with fish curry".
of a number of islands in the backwaters and waterways linking the
providing enough panoramic treat for the visitors.
from all over the world flock at a sanctuary in their process of
which is plentiful in south India. Kumarakom is one such place.
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