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Asramam Link Road
Asramam is located in Kollam
Asramam is located in Kerala
Asramam is located in India
Location in Kollam, India
Coordinates: 8°53′45″N 76°35′32″E / 8.895888°N 76.592092°E / 8.895888; 76.592092Coordinates: 8°53′45″N 76°35′32″E / 8.895888°N 76.592092°E / 8.895888; 76.592092
Country  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
 • Body Kollam Municipal Corporation(KMC)
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691002
Vehicle registration KL-02
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
Civic agency Kollam Municipal Corporation
Avg. summer temperature 34 °C (93 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 22 °C (72 °F)

Asramam (Malayalam: ആശ്രാമം) Ashramam is one of the prime locations in Kollam city of Kerala, India. It is one among the 55 wards of Kollam Municipal Corporation.[1] Asramam is a notable place in the city because of the presence of old airport, public/private institutions, tourism destinations, parks, hospitals, maidan etc. Asramam Maidan, the biggest open space now existing in any of the Kerala Municipal Corporation limits is situated at Asramam.[2] The first airport in the state of Kerala, Kollam Airport, was functioned in this maidan.[3] Asramam is the headquarters of the Kollam branches of Indian Medical Association and Sports Authority of India.[4] Link Road, one of the important roads in the city, passing through Asramam. The one and only International Hockey Stadium in the state is at Asramam.[5]


Asramam is one of the most important places of Kollam city. The city's biggest attractions like Adventure park, Children's park, Picnic Village and British Residency are situated at Asramam area.[6][7][8][9] The thick Mangrove forests in this area are very popular all over the state.[10] So many renowned hospitals in the city are situated near Asramam. Sankar's Institute of Medical Science[SIMS], Dr. Nair's Hospital, ESIC Model & Super Speciality Hospital etc. are the famous hospitals near Asramam.[11][12]

Biodiversity Heritage Site

Asramam is going to become the first Biodiversity Heritage Site(BHS) in Kerala state.[13] The 190 years old British Residency, rare varieties of mangrove spread on residency complex and the creek of Ashtamudi Lake would come under this heritage site.[14]

Public/private institutions nearby[edit]

Office of the Superintendent of Police, Kollam

See also[edit]