Painavu is an important commercial center and another tourist attraction of Idukki.
Location : Painavu is located just 3 kms from Idukki distrcit Kerala.
Painavu is the headquarters of the Idukki district of Kerala, India. Painavu is famous for its scenic natural surroundings.Main attraction of Painavu is Cheruthoni Dam and it attract many tourist form all over the world. It lies on the way to Painavu. Idukki Arch Dam and Cheruthoni Dam are located just merely 7 km from here. The place is well-known for its marvelous and charming ambiance.