Best Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram

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Discover the enchanting beauty of Thiruvananthapuram with our guide to the best places to visit! From historic landmarks like Padmanabhaswamy Temple to serene beaches and lush greenery, discover the essence of Kerala's capital city From a landscape naturally endowed with some of the most picturesque visuals possible along with culturally relevant holy sites that have thrived for more than a thousand years, this area has something for everyone. Know more

Places to visit in Thiruvananthapuram

Akkulam Tourist Village

Located on the banks of the Akkulam Lake, Akkulam Tourist Village in Thiruvananthapuram district boasts some of the most picturesque picnic spots in Southern Kerala. It is a lovely backwater destination with a calm and serene atmosphere.

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Located inside the East Fort in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the State of Kerala in India is the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture. It is believed to be the world’s richest temple.

Napier Museum

Amongst the best tourist places in Trivandrum for one day trip, it’s a sparkling museum which was built by a British officer named Napier in the mid of 19th century. The museum is an important art and cultural centre in Trivandrum. An enthralling museum – it is the best place to learn about the extremely rich culture and historic heritage of state of Kerala.

Shangumugham Beach

Shangumugham Beach is an incredible beach situated very near to the city airport. This beach of clear blue waters and white sand is a ravishing place to relax and spend your time in ethereal surroundings. The beach is extremely clean and has maintained its raw beauty that makes it one of the best places to see in Trivandrum.

Kovalam Beach

It has a long coastline with substantial palm, a lighthouse, and clear waters, which makes it the main attraction of tourists in Trivandrum. There are three beaches separated by rocky projection in its 17 KM long coastline, known as Light House Beach, Hawah Beach, and Samudra Beach. These three beaches together make famous semi-circular Kovalam Beach.

Attukal Bhagawati Temple

Attukal Bhagavathi Temple is one of the famous temples in Kerala and famously known as the Sabarimal of Women. This temple got its place in Guinness Book of World Records as 'the largest gathering of women in the world'. About 1.5 million women gather at this temple to celebrate the famous Pongala festival.

Zoological Gardens

Zoological Gardens is a well-maintained zoo park situated in the complex of Napier Museum in Trivandrum. Also known as Trivandrum Zoo, it is one of the popular zoo parks in Kerala, and among the must visit places as part of Trivandrum sightseeing places.

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