Nothing says vacation like stunning beaches, rolling waves, unadulterated sea, magnificent temple, beautiful palaces, informative museums, astonishing planetarium, exotic wildlife sanctuary and thrilling watersports. This is what you experience in Thiruvananthapuram. It is the capital city of Kerala as well as a major tourist destination. The extravagantly green and delightful landscape and the never-ending liveliness makes Thiruvananthapuram the "Evergreen City Of India". Thiruvananthapuram is built upon seven hills with the majestic Western and Arabian sea on both the sides along with plenty of sightseeing places surrounding it. The Padmanabhaswamy temple is the major crowd-puller in Thiruvananthapuram.
It is one of the oldest temples in India and is an intricate blend of Kerala style and Tamil style of architecture. Unfortunately, the Padmanabhaswamy temple is open only to Hindu pilgrims. Thiruvananthapuram is not only famous for its Temple but also its internationally renowned beaches. The Kovalam Beach and Shanghumukham Beach is a treat for beach lovers. Hawah Beach, Samudra Beach and the Lighthouse Beach are the other beaches in the vicinity. The Kuthiramalika Palace Museum and the Napier Museum are the favourite haunts of culture vultures and history enthusiasts. A unique collection of archaeological and historical artefacts are displayed in both these museums. For thrill seekers, Thiruvananthapuram offers countless opportunities like Parasailing, Paragliding, Surfing, Swimming, Skiing, Catamaran ride, and Scuba diving. Visit Thiruvananthapuram and enjoy a great vacation at the "Evergreen City Of India".
Veli Tourist Village
Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave
Trivandrum Zoo & Museum
Kuthiramalika Palace Museum
Neyyar Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary
Things to Do
Best time to Visit
October to February is the best time to visit Thiruvananthapuram. Winter starts in November and is the ideal season for sightseeing. The hot and arid summer season begins in March and continues till May. Monsoon season is from June to September. Many tourists prefer this season to visit Trivandrum to enjoy its greenery.
Way to Reach
By Air :Trivandrum International Airport is 6.7 Km away.
By Train : Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is 5.6 Km away.
By Road :Thiruvananthapuram is well connected to major cities like Alleppey, Kochi, Bangalore, Madurai, Chennai, etc.
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