St. Joseph's Monastery at Mannanam Church which preserves the mortal remains of the blessed Fr. Kuriakose Elias of Chavara is a famous pilgrim centre. The annual feast attracts devout Christians from near and far. **How to reach there** Nearest railway station: Kottayam, 8 km. Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 76 km from Kottayam.