|Kottathavalam is situated near to Murugan hills at Kurushumala (Kurisumala) in Kottayam district. There is a glorious cave here in Kottathavalam. While going through the legends, the royal family rested at Kottathavalam on their way to Poonjar from Madurai. The rocks within the cave are carved like chairs & sofas. On the Rocks at Kottathavalam, the pictures of Madurai Meenakshi, Ayyappa, Kannaki, Murugan & Weapons gets graved nicely.