13 Kms From Adoor, Kerala
The Memorial Of Veluthampi Dalawa
Ancient Bhagawathy Temple
Malayalam, Hindi, English
Mannadi is situated 13 kms from Adoor and 45 kms from Kollam. Veluthampi Dalawa, a diwan of the previous state of Travancore, met his sad death here. It is the place where this great freedom fighter is said the have spent his last days.
After leading a short rebellion against the British, he is said to have ended his life rather than face humiliation at the hands of his opponents. There is a monument erected here as a memorial to his valour.
The ancient Bhagwathy Temple here has some superb stone sculptures. The annual fair is held here in February or March. The Kerala institute of folklore and folk arts functions from here.