Giving travelers an opportunity to travel back in time, Kottayam is one of the most serene places to see in Kerala. The ancient town of Kottayam boasts about being rich in culture. With its population achieving hundred percent literacy rate, this town was given the name ‘Akshara Nagari’, that also translates to the City of Letters. Along with being home to several publishing houses, this destination is also the commercial hub of spices and crops. The picturesque views and the ancient shrines simply adds to the beauty of this destination.