The town’s prominence was mentioned in many books written in the early 19th century. Lieutenants Ward and Connor, of the British Army, referred to it in their Memoir of the Survey of Travancore and Cochin. They described the place as happening, with busy ports and ships setting sail to various Asian countries.
THAZHATHANGADI THAZHATHANG: KNOW MORE
Thazhathangadi was once the hub of all trade in Kerala. Its strategic location and easy access through the waterways made it a trading center in the 17th and 18th centuries. There was a time when the narrow streets of Thazhathangadi were abuzz with the loading and unloading of goods to and from faraway lands.
This is your go-to place to learn about trade in the days of the yore. A walk through this land will offer a peek into the architecture of yesteryears as the houses and buildings constructed during the glorious days of the town still retain their charm.
Railway station: Kottayam Railway Station, 12 km away
Flight: Cochin International Airport Ltd., 77 km away