Thrikkadavoor Temple Festival
One of the ancient temples located in Kollam, The Thrikkadavoor Sree Mahadeva Temple enjoys the status of being the most prominent and famous of Shiva temples in the district. The temple located in Thrikkadavoor, a small town located on the banks of the Ashtamudi backwater, is famous for its annual ten day festival which is attended by hordes of people. The 'Kettukazhcha', one of the highlights of the festival is a huge tower like structure decked up in brilliant colours. Borne by devotees to the temple as an offering to the deity, it is a sight to behold and thousands join in to witness the spectacle.