Mannadi, situated near Adoor in Pathanamthitta, is where Veluthampi Dalawa, the renowned freedom fighter of Travancore, spent his last days. A historical museum, a statue of Veluthampi Dalawa and an open-air theatre are the major attractions here.
The Kerala Institute of Folklore and Folk Arts functions here.
The ancient Bhagavathy Temple at Mannadi has some exquisite stone sculptures. The annual temple festival is held in February/March.
Nearest railway station: Kollam, about 40 km
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 87 km