The town is a crucial commercialism center for spices and business crops particularly rubber. Kottayam may be a good pop out purpose for journeying, Munnar, Thekkady, Ernakulam and also the temple town of Madurai. Ruins of palaces and forts will still be seen here. The regular Castes and alternative Backward categories in Travancore were denied access to the temples however conjointly to the temple roads. The fifth Division, Devikulam came next, however was solely supplementary to Kottayam for a brief time.