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Tourist Spots in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

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Tourist Information Centers:

  • Central Bus Station Thampanoor. Phone Number: 327224
  • Air Port: Ph: no: 502298
  • Kovalam: Ph: No: 480085
  • Park view, Thiruvananthapuram: Ph: No: 321132
  • Railway Station, Thampanoor: Ph: No: 334470
  • Neyyar Dam: Ph: No: 272233

Major Attractions of Thiruvananthapuram

Major tourist attractions of Thiruvananthapuram are Sri Padmanabha swami temple, Kovalam Beach, Veli Tourist Village, Sri chithira art gallery, Shangumugam beach, Kawadiar Palace, Kanakakunnu Palace, and the Museum etc.

Kovalam
Kovalam is 12kms to the south of Thiruvananthapuram and is one of the finest beaches in India.

Vizhinjam
About 2kms south of Kovalam, it is believed to be an ancient port.

Veli Tourist Village

Sri Chithira Art Gallery

Shangumugam Beach

Kanakakunnu Palace

The Science and Technology museum

Veli Lagoon
Veli is famous for its boat club and has facilities for tourists to do boating and swimming in the veli lake.

Government Secretariat

The Senate house

Napier museum

Natural history museum

Reptile House

Shri Chitra Art Gallery

Kanyakumari
is 87kms from Trivandrum.

Varkala
is a temple town and a pilgrim centre for the devotees of Sree Narayana Guru, and is only 51kms from Trivandrum.

Ponmudi
is a pleasant resort at an elevation of 912m above sea level and is 61 kms from Thiruvananthapuram

Neyyar Dam
Neyyar Dam is located 29km from Thiruvananthapuram.

Kuthira Malika Palace Museum

The Kuthira Malika Palace Museum has a good number of excellent woodwork and paintings. [3 kms. From Thiruvananthapuram City.]

Sree Chitra Art Gallery

The Sree Chitra Art Gallery has a fabulous collection of Raja Ravi varma and Roerich Paintings. The collection also include different verities of Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Java and Bali paintings [4 km. From thiruvananthapuram City.]

Aruvikkara: The highlights of Aruvikkara are many. There is a Dam. It also has Waterfalls and Gardens, which makes it a tourist spot. The Bhagavathy Temple on the top of the Rock on the edge of the stream is an ancient place of pilgrimage. [16 km. From Thiruvananthapuram.]

Sanghumugham: Sanghumugham is the popular city beach. The facilities provided at the beach are an indoor recreation club and Children's traffic training Park. [Near Thiruvananthapuram Airport]

Science and Technology Museum: The Science and Technology Museum offers an insight into the impressive growth of India in the scientific and Technological fields. It has a high educative value for students of science and technology. [3 kms. From Thiruvananthapuram City.] Opening Time: 10 am to 5 pm, Monday Holiday.

Agasthyakoodam: Agasthyakoodam is an eminent hill in the Sahyadri Range. Rare Ayurvedic Medicines Plants are seen here. [61 km from Thiruvananthapuram.]

Padmanaphapuram Palace: The Padmanaphapuram Palace is famous for it's excellent woodwork and mural painting is known for it's rich collection of sculptures and even has an archeological museum. [53 km from Thiruvananthapuram.]

Vizhinjam: Vizhinjam is the famous fishing harbor with boat building yard and Ice plant. The two Rock-cut Mosques on the top of a rock hill are famous. [3 km from Kovalam.]

Akkulam Boat Club : Akkulam Boat Club is a popular retreat. The lake has boating facilities and has the largest Children's Park in kerala.

Beema Palli: Beema Palli is a shrine dedicated to the memory of a pious and devout Muslim Lady name as Beema Beevi. The famous Chandana Kudam festival in October is the most important one. [Near thiruvananthapuram city.]

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple: Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy. The annual festival in this temple from February-March attracts thousands of devotees. [2 km. From Thiruvananthapuram.]

Napier Museum: A colourful and attractive structure in the center of the public gardens. It has a good collection of Bronzes model of a nair Tharavad (Joint family) which is interesting. [4 km. From Thiruvananthapuram.]

Gramam : This is a village fair held every year at kovalam from 14-23 January where an entire typical kerala village is constructed include central courtyard known as the 'Nalukettu' on the beach. All the traditional performances are staged. [14 km. From Thiruvananthapuram city.]

Nishagandhi Dance Festival: In February a weeklong Dance festival is held at the Nishagandhi Open Air Theatre. Almost all Indian classical dances are performed. [4 km. from Thiruvananthapuram city.]

Varkala: The Varkala beach is called 'The Papanasham Beach. There are three mineral springs and it's believed that a bath in those springs will heal all diseases. The Janardhana Temple on a hill Top attracting thousands of pilgrims. [40 km. from Thiruvananthapuram.]

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