Kottayam is additionally called "akshara nagari" which suggests "city of letters" in terms of contributions to the medium and literature. it's additionally a entryway to alternative journeying destinations like Sabarimala, Mannanam, Vaikom, Ettumanoor, Bharananganam, Erumeli and Manarkud. Kottayam has contend its half altogether the trendy day political upheavals. The district was additionally the middle of a state-led agitation for the accountable government of Travancore. The fifth Division, Devikulam came next, however was solely supplementary to Kottayam for a brief time.