Anchu Vilakku - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Kottayam): 20 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 20 Kms from Kottayam, Anchu Vilakku (Five Lamps) is a stone lamp post located in Changancherry town.

Situated near Changancherry Boat Jetty, it was built by the renowned freedom fighter Veluthampi Dalawa in 1905 during the inauguration of Changancherry Market, one of the largest in Kerala.