Kallambalam

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Kallambalam
Town
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictThiruvananthapuram
TalukVarkala
Government
 • BodyNavaikulam
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
695605
Telephone code04702
Vehicle registrationKL-
Nearest cityKollam, Thiruvananthapuram
Lok Sabha constituencyAttingal
Civic agencyNavaikulam
Climatenormal (Köppen)

Kallambalam is a town in Varkala Taluk of Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. Kallambalam joints Varkala with National Highway 66 (old NH 47). It is 41 km north from Thiruvananthapuram, 30 km south of Kollam city, 13 km West of Kilimanoor and 10 km East of Varkala

Varkala Sree Janardhanaswamy Temple is a very famous traditional temple nearby Kallambalam. The blessed land of estuary and backwaters, Paravur is also nearby Kallambalam.

Geography[edit]

It is located at 8°45′39″N 76°47′46″E / 8.76083°N 76.79611°E / 8.76083; 76.79611. In recent old days there were a stone rest place like bus stop. From this the name kallambalam came ("kall" means stone in Malayalam).

Location[edit]

Kallambalam is on the National Highway 66. It is near Varkala (10 km) and Attingal (11 km). Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. Nearest Railway station is Varkala Sivagiri Railway Station. It is around 41 km north of Thiruvananthapuram City and 30 km south of Kollam City, Kallambalam is the main commercial center after attingal and Kollam, Kallambalam shared the border of three Grama panchayaths, Karavaram, Navaikulam and Ottoor. Nearest KSRTC Bus stand Attingal. Pulloor Mukku Madan nada siva temple is one of the famous temple near by.Kaduvayil Juma Masjith, Navaikulam Valiyapalli, Sri Sankaranarayana Temple Navailkulam, Sree Ulakudayaperumal Thampuran Temple Mullaramcode etc are the main temples and mosques in and around Kallambalam

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kallambalam got ite name from a small temple which is made upof stones. Now the temple has vanished off during the development of kallambalam. Navaikulam Sree Shankaranarayanaswamy Temple is a very famous traditional temple nearby Kallambalam, and the distance is around 1.5km only.kallambalam near school in GVHSS njekkad.