Kottar near Nagercoil is a busy commercial center. This busy center distributes all items of provisions to Kerala and other parts. Kottar exports its coir products and cashew kernel, and brushes.
St Xavier\'s Church dating back to the 15th century is the main pilgrimage sites in this place. Dedicated to St Francis Xavier, the church conducts a 10 day festival every year.
The nearest railhead is Nagercoil Railway Station.