Mayyanad is noted for its shrines and temples. The most important of the nine temples here is the Subramanya Temple at Umayanallor. The shrine is said to have been consecrated by the great Hindu philosopher Sree Sankaracharya.
Nearest railway station: Kollam, about 10 km
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 64 km
Latitude: 8.843093, Longitude: 76.646533
Distance from district headquarters: 1000 m South direction.