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Buses ply to Kuttikkanam from Kottayam regularly. The nearest railway station is Kottayam.
Taxis are the best way to get around.
- Summer Palace. Built by Srimoolam Thirunal, this was the favorite summer residence of Travancore Rajas. It is now a private residence.
- Hope Church. More than 150 years old.
- Ashley Bungalow. An early example of colonial architecture in a spectacular setting.
- Tomb Of Peer Muhammad. The sufi saint whom Peermade is said to be named after.
- Panchalimedu. Linked in legend to the Pandavas of the Mahabarata.
- Amrutha Mala. Mountain peak attractive to hikers.
- Peeru Hills (1 km distant).
- Grampi (Commonly known as Parunthupara). Rock sculpture about 150 ft (46 m) high and about 3,800 feet (1,200 m) above sea level.
- Thottapura. The place where the Travancore royal family stored weapons.
- Baker Hills (Commercially named to Thrisangu Hills). Rolling hills with views.
- Panchalimedu. A viewpoint, according to legend one of the many hiding places of the Pandavas and Panchali. From a pond known as Panchalikkulam the Makarajyothi, can be seen, the divine flame lit during the pilgrimage season in Sabarimala.
- Valanjanganam Waterfalls. A main attraction of Kuttikkanam, also known as Ninnumullippara. The waterfall is about 75 ft (23 m) in height and is usually covered in mist.
- Nallathanni viewpoint (On the Kottayam-Kumily State Highway).
- Artificial forest. A dense pine forest covering 100 acres (0.40 km2). Contains an estimated 30 species of birds, including rare endangered species. It is classified as a buffer zone by the Kerala state forestry department.
- Azhutha Diversion Project. A project constructed by the Kerala government on the Azutha river, diverting water to Idukki Reservoir through a 987 m long tunnel.
Kuttikkanam has a golf course, restaurants, and an ayurvedic rejuvenation center.
Spices and coffee.