Churches in and around Kollam
St Sebastian Church Kollam
Kollam is the second most commercially active town in Kerala after Cochin and is known for Cashew plantations and Coir manufacturing. Kollam is also known as The God's Own Capital.
Kollam is also a significant base town for accessing churches in the area. St. Peter's Church in Moothakara (built in 1610) was one of the first churches in Kollam. Some of the other important Churches are St. Casmir's church, Kadavur, Velankanni Matha Shrine, Tuyyam; St. Francis Church, Koduvila (kallada), Amalotbhava Matha Church, Pullichira (Kottiyam), St. John Brotto Church, Sakthikulangara; St. Sebastian Church, Needakkara: St. Thomas C.S.I. Church, Pattathanam and St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Sastri Junction.