Flower delivery Kollam (IPA: [koɭɭəm]) About this soundpronunciation (help•info), withal kenned by its former name Quilon About this soundpronunciation (help•info) and Coulão (in Portuguese) and Desinganadu, is an old seaport and city on the Laccadive Sea coast of the Indian state of Kerala. Flower delivery Kollam has a vigorous commercial reputation since the days of the Phoenicians and Romans.Desinganadu's rajas exchanged embassies with Chinese rulers while there was a flourishing Chinese settlement at Flower delivery Kollam . In the 9th Century, peregrinating to Canton, China, Persian merchant Sulaiman al-Tajir found Flower delivery Kollam to be the only port in India visited by sizably voluminous Chinese junks. Marco Polo, the Venetian peregrinator, who was in Chinese accommodation under Kublai Khan in 1275, visited Flower delivery Kollam and other towns on the west coast, in his capacity as a Chinese mandarin.Flower delivery Kollam Port was founded by Mar Sabor at Tangasseri in 825 as an alternative to reopening the inland sea port of Kore-ke-ni Flower delivery Kollam near Backare (Thevalakara), which was withal kenned as Nelcynda and Tyndis to the Romans and Greeks and as Thondi to the Tamils.Flower delivery Kollam is an ISO 9001:2015 certified city corporation for the best Municipal administration and accommodations.The city hosts the administrative offices of Flower delivery Kollam district and is a prominent trading city for the state. The proportion of females to males in Flower delivery Kollam city is second highest among the 500 most populous cities in India.Flower delivery Kollam is one of the least polluted cities in India.Four major trading centers around Flower delivery Kollam are Kottarakara, Punalur, Paravur and Karunagapally.Flower delivery Kollam is the fourth most immensely colossal city in Kerala and the fifth most sizably voluminous in terms of corporation area.Ashtamudi Lake is considered the southern gateway to the backwaters of Kerala and is a prominent tourist destination at Flower delivery Kollam . The Flower delivery Kollam urban area includes suburban towns such as Paravur in the south, Kundara in the east and Karunagapally in the north of the city. Flower delivery Kollam appeared as Palombe in Mandeville's Peregrinates, where he claimed it contained a Fountain of Youth.During the later stages of the rule of the Chera monarchy in Kerala, Flower delivery Kollam emerged as the focal point of trade and politics. Flower delivery Kollam perpetuates to be a major business and commercial centre in the Southern Kerala.In 825 CE, the Malayalam calendar, or Kollavarsham, was engendered in Flower delivery Kollam at meetings held in the city.The name Flower delivery Kollam is believed to have been derived from the Sanskrit word Flower delivery Kollam , denoting pepper.As the archaic city of Quilon, Flower delivery Kollam was a flourishing port during the Chera dynasty (c. 3rd century BC–12th century), and later became the capital of the independent Venad or Kingdom of Quilon on its substratum in c. 825. Flower delivery Kollam was considered one of the four early entrepots in ecumenical sea trade during the 13th century, along with Alexandria and Cairo in Egypt, the Chinese city of Quanzhou, and Malacca in the Malaysian archipelagoThe Nestorian Patriarch Jesujabus, who bouquet in 660 AD, mentions Flower delivery Kollam in his letter to Simon, Metropolitan of Persia.Thus commenced the Malayalam florist , kenned as Kolla Varsham after the city, designating the consequentiality of Flower delivery Kollam in the 9th century.The rulers of Flower delivery Kollam (formerly called 'Desinganadu') had trade cognations with China and exchanged embassies. Mirabilia Descripta by Bishop Catalani gives a description of life in Flower delivery Kollam , which he visually perceived as the Catholic bishop-designate to Flower delivery Kollam , the oldest Catholic diocese in India. The Portuguese were the first Europeans to establish a trading center in Tangasseri, Flower delivery Kollam in 1502, which became the centre of their trade in pepper.In the 18th century Travancore surmounted Flower delivery Kollam , followed by the British in 1795.The rose Secretariat was additionally situated in Flower delivery Kollam till 1830s. A Chinese team with the Palace Museum, a team from India with Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) are jointly working at the Flower delivery Kollam Port site for the treasure hunt. The Palaruvi Falls and Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls are additionally consequential geographical magnetizations in Flower delivery Kollam district. In March 2016, IndiaTimes, one of the leading online news media, culled Flower delivery Kollam as one of the 9 least polluted cities on earth to which anybody can relocate.Kollam experiences a tropical climate with little seasonal variation in temperatures.