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Thiruvananthapuram(Trivandrum) – Capital of Kerala


Thiruvananthapuram – Capital of Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram is the Capital of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram is also known as Trivandrum. The Ideal trip day duration is two day in Trivandrum, and November to March is the best time to visit in Trivandrum. Trivandrum is located on the west coast of India and this place is a favorite tourist destination in India. This metropolitan population of this city is 1.68 million. Well, if you planning to Travel in Kerala then Must visit in Trivandrum because of these city has much more historical places and many sightseeing places. Trivandrum is also Major Information Technology Hub in India and there contributes 55% of Kerala’s software exports in 2016 Reports.

Trivandrum is also referred by Mahatma Gandhi as the Evergreen city of India. Trivandrum is also an Academic hub in Kerala and The regional headquarters of Indira Gandhi National Open University is Located in this city and many famous school and colleges are famous for there study in Trivandrum so That’s why  Trivandrum is also famous for Education. Well, You can reach Thiruvananthapuram three option one is By Flight, Second is By Train and third is By road trip to Kerala.

Trivandrum Get his name from the Malayalam/Tamil  Language word Thiru-Anantha-Puramso That’s why its Thiruvananthapuram. Trivandrum is also known as The City of Lord Ananta. 

Climate of Thiruvananthapuram

Trivandrum has a tropical savanna climate and a tropical monsoon climate, Kerala is famous for his climate and atmosphere. In Trivandrum, The Maximum temperature is 34 °C and minimum temperature is 21 °C. Trivandrum is the first city along the path of the south-west monsoons and gets its first monsoon rain in early June around 1700 MM Per year.

How to reach Trivandrum

You can Reach Trivandrum By three Way One you can take a domestic and international flight to Trivandrum. Other you can choose a road trip or Train.

trivandrum airport
trivandrum airport

Best Places to visit in Thiruvananthapuram

1 )Kovalam Beach

Kovalam is a Small town in the southern Indian state of Kerala in Trivandrum. kovalam Beach is a most popular tourist destination in Trivandrum. In this Beach, you can be enjoying much more things. Kovalam has Three Beaches one is Lighthouse Beach Second is Hawah Beach and Third is Samudra Beach. This three Beach has a really Beautiful Atmosphere at every evening and Morning time.

 Address: LMS Vellayambalam Road, Palayam, Kanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033
Opened: 1880
Hours:⋅ Opens 10 AM to 5:00 PM (Monday Close)
Architectural style: Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture
Phone: 0471 231 6275

2) Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo is located in Trivandrum and its oldest zoo in India. In this zoo, you can see royal tigers, panthers, cheetahs, deer, boar, and another Wild animal. Also in this zoo, you can see Many types of a bird-like Cinereous vulture, White Backed Vulture, Blossom-headed parakeet, Alexandrine parakeet, Black-necked crane and much more bird are living in this zoo,  If  you are Biard and animal lovers then Must visit in this zoo when you travel in Trivandrum or Travel in Kerala 

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
Address: Kanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695001

Area: 22 ha
Opened: 1857
Hours: Open ⋅9:00 AM to 5:15 PM
Phone: 0471 231 6275

3) Kanakakkunnu Palace

Kanakakkunnu Palace is situated in Trivandrum near the Napier Museum. Every year Department of Tourism of Kerala organized all India Dance Festival In October to March and during in this day performed classical Indian Dance. Well this museum is very intresting thing to visit and really you may enjoying in this museum.


Address: Sooryakanthi Road, Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033
Hours: Opens 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 0471 231 4615

4) Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Padmanabhaswamy Temple is built in an intricate fusion of the indigenous Kerala style. The principal deity Vishnu is enshrined in the “Anantha Shayanam” posture. and This temple outside wall design in Gold and its look very amazing, Every year many Visitors are travel to this temple for  Darshan to Lord Vishnu.

Address: West Nada, Fort, East Fort, Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695023

Phone: 0471 246 4606
Function: Hindu Temple
Architectural styles: Dravidian architecture, Architecture of Kerala

5) Napier Museum

Napier museum is a combination of an art and natural history museum situated in Thiruvananthapuram. In this Museum you can see some are and natural history.

Address: Kovalam, Kerala 695527
Hours: Open 24 hours

6) Light House Beach

Lighthouse Beach is located on lighthouse beach road in Trivandrum. Lighthouse beach is very popular Travel destination in Trivandrum. This beach is called lighthouse beach because of The lighthouse is exist in this beach and every night The lighthouse on the light to watch the Night activity at Sea. This beach is very Clean and travelers

light house beach kovalam
Address: Light House Beach Road, Near Malabar Restaurant, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695527

7) Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Palace

The Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Palace is Museum where you can see the stuff used by Maharaja of Kerala. IF you want to enter This museum then you must Pay 15 RS Fees of this museum and in this museum. In Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Palace No photography is allowed inside. So Don’t Click photo Inside in this Palace.

Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Palace

Address: Fort, East Fort, Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695023

8) Shankumugham Beach

The Shankumugham Beach is in Trivandrum district of Kerala, south India. Also, this beach is near from Trivandrum International Airport. So that’s why This beach is first travel point in Trivandrum and this beach is very enjoyable and also you should eat Indian street food on this beach and enjoying on this beach. The Shankumugham beach is considered as the ‘Arattukadavu’ of Sri Ananthapadmanabhan.

Shankumugham Beach

Vellayani Lake
Location: Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala

10) Vizhinjam lighthouse

Vizhinjam lighthouse is located near Kovalam beach, and the Vizhinjam lighthouse started in started functioning on 30 June 1972. in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Vizhinjam is Busiest seaport.

Address: Lighthouse Junction, Near Kovalam, Vizhinjam Thiruvananthapuram Kovalam, Kerala 695521 India, Kovalam, Kerala
Height: 118′
Opened: 1972
Focal height: 187′ 0″
Phone: 0471 248 0337
NGA number: 27492

Best Hotels in Thiruvananthapuram

  1. Vivanta By Taj – Trivandrum, Kerala
  2. Hycinth by Sparsa
  3. Classic Sarovar Portico
  4. Hilton Garden Inn Trivandrum
  5. Keys Select Hotels

Well, Trivandrum city is the best experience to travel in Kerala and Its amazing to Travel in Trivandrum. also, Trivandrum has much more things you will enjoy. Also, you can Travel to other cities in Kerala like Kochi, kallam, Munnar and much more cities.

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