Moolamattam Power House

Moolamattom  is the headquarters of Arakulam Panchayath in Thodupuzha Taluk, Idukki district in Kerala, India. It lies 22km from Thodupuzha, picturesque place on the banks of the Thodupuzha River. A lot of south indian language movies picturised here. Also the place is famous as the site of Moolamattom Power Station, the biggest underground Hydro-electric power station in India.

If you are interested in seeing the workings of a power house, visit Moolamattam, 40 km from Idukki. The Idukki Hydroelectric Project’s underground power house is located here. You can get permission from the KSEB office to enter the power station.

Teak plantation, Elappally waterfalls, Thriveni Sangamam, Hanging bridge are the scenic attractions of Moolamattom. Thumpichi St. Thomas mount, Nadukani, Malankara Dam, Kudayathur Mala, Vayanakavu Temple and Ilaveezhapoonchira are the nearby attractions. Idukki Dam, the world’s second and Asia’s first arch dam, is 43 km away from Moolamattom.

Buses are available from Thodupuzha.
Nearest Airport: Cochin Airport Distance From Nearest Airport: 170 Km from Cochin Airport
Railway Station:
Daily Trains are available to Kottayam. You can get taxi or Auto rickshaw to reach Railway station Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam Distance From Nearest Railway Station: 173 Km

Tourist Place to Visit in Idukki District, Kerala