Being as one of the 7 wonders of India, The Padmanabha Swami Temple holds up as the pride of Thiruvananthapuram. Devoted to Lord Padmanabha; a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu, The Temple is visited by devotees from all over India. Built in the 16th century, the mystery and grandeur of the temple is enough to make you feel awestruck!!
Kovalam remains as one of the best tourist attractions in Trivandrum. The Kovalam beach itself gives you a breath-taking experience! In Its 17 kilometre coastline separated by rocky outcroppings, you can enjoy the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach. This crescent is formed by three Beaches: The Light House Beach, The Hawah Beach and The Samudra Beach.
Declared as India’s first Digital Garden in a public place, the palace and its sprawling grounds serve as a venue for many cultural meets and festival occasions. The palace, built during the reign of King Sree Mulam Tirunal (1885-1924), was a rendezvous for royal banquets. It’s a meeting point for yoga enthusiasts, Hikers, members of laughing clubs and nature lovers. For those who are in and near to Trivandrum, this palace is a must-visit destination!!
Established in 1855, the Napier Museum is a landmark in the city with its unique architectural sign and ornamentation. It’s a mix of Indian, Chinese, Kerala and Mughal Schools of Architecture. The Museum houses a host of historical artifacts. The Japanese shadow-play leather that depicts the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata leaves a good impression on the minds of the visitors. The Zoological Park and The Natural Heritage Museum within the museum grounds are a must-watch.
Translated as the “Golden Peak”, Ponmudi is undoubtedly the most preferred hill-station in Kerala. It’s the most preferred destination for a family as well as for a group of friends for a weekend trip. it’s the rising hotbed of tourist activities. Known as the Kashmir of Kerala, it’s a popular honeymoon destination as well! The normal temperature of Ponmudi varies between 18 to 25 degrees Celsius, which is more than enough to make you cool and calm.
Chosen as the 2nd most beautiful cliff beach in the world, The Varkala beach is a prime spot for both Keralites and tourists alike!! One has to see for himself to admire the alluring sensation of the cliff beach!! The cliff beach is adjacent to the Arabian sea. This in the only cliff beach in Kerala which is facing a sea. The cliff has a Cenozoic sedimentary formation a unique geological feature on the otherwise flat Kerala coast.
Veli tourist village is a popular picnic destination in Thiruvananthapuram district. It consists of a large garden on the southern banks of Veli lagoon. Veli tourist village associated with the beach offers boating facilities. A separate Children’s Park and Floating Cafe are added incentives to visit this unique village.Boating in the lake is what attracts a large percentage of tourists visiting Veli. There are 2 boat docks and multiple types of boat rides are offered here.
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo also known as the Trivandrum Zoological Park is one of the oldest Zoo in India. Similarly the Museum and Botanical Gardens are also one of the oldest of their kind in the country. It is a home to 82 species from around the world.There is also a snake farm in the zoo showcasing both poisonous and non-poisonous snakes. The number of species of flora in the entire botanical garden is much higher. The zoo is an ideal "fun with nature" visit.