Puliyanthivu is pleasantly relaxed, and colonial edifices like St Michael’s College and the sturdy 1838 Methodist Church are...
Kallady & Navalady Peninsula
This long, beach-edged peninsula is home to the Kallady and Navalady neighbourhoods. Kallady has a lovely near-deserted strip of beach...
Wandering around Old Batti is particularly atmospheric late at night: cicadas call and water drips, but not a soul stirs on the eerily...
Maybe as a result of having been an expat hangout through the war, the bar and restaurant areas here are cosy and offer easy...
Trinco Rd · interesting places nearby
Imperial Saloon information
Consider a haircut and head massage (Rs 400) at this utterly bizarre salon, a monument to kitsch. Every inch is covered in decorative painting, fake flowers, sequins, filigree, stained glass or tinsel garlands, and at the back of the salon, up towards the faux-sky ceiling, is an interfaith shrine, from where Durga, Mary and the Buddha keep an eye on things.