Tourist Place


Kovalam Beach

The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse. Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising are some of them. The tropical sun acts so fast that one can see the faint blush of coppery tan on the skin in a matter of minutes. Life on the beach begins late in the day and carries...read more

Shri Chitra Art Gallery

The Sree Chithra Art Gallery near the Napier Museum was opened in 1935 by the then Maharaja of Travancore, Sree Chithira Thirunal, displays rare collection of paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich; exquisite works from the Mughal, Rajput and Tanjore schools of art. An oriental collection consisting of paintings from Chin...read more

Kuthira Malika Palace

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum or Puthenmalika Palace Museum is a beautiful two-storeyed palace situated near the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Also known as horse palace it houses numerous artefacts. The unique Navarathri Mandapam in front of the palace, a venue for concerts, uses traditional sound reflectors comprising of 50 clay pots hung upsi...read more

Shankhumukham Beach

Just about 8 km from the city, this is a favourite haunt of sunset watchers. The Shanghumukham beach is adjacent to the Thiruvananthapuram Airport and Veli Tourist Village. An indoor recreation club, the matsya kanyaka (a gigantic, 35 m long sculpture of a mermaid) and a restaurant shaped like a starfish are some of the attractions here....read more

Vizhinjam Harbour

Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd - a company fully owned by Government of Kerala is the implementing agency for the project, will be responsible for all obligations and responsibilities of the Government of Kerala (the “Authority”) in respect of the Project and the Concession Agreement. read more

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo & Napier Museum

Napier Museum built in the 19th century, this Indo-Saracenic structureboasts a natural air-conditioning system and houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artefacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. The Japanese shadow play leather figures, used to depict the epics of Mahabharata and the Ra...read more

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is a piece of land that is famous as a place where one could watch the sunrise and the sunset sitting in the same spot. The sight of a full moon rising along with the sun setting is as unique a sight that one could see which only Kanyajumari can afford in the entire country!

Perumathura

Perumathura is a small village located in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. The village is bounded in the east by the Kadinamkulam Kayal, in the west by the Arabian Sea and in the north by the Muthala Pozhi. Perumathura is about 29 km north of Thiruvananthapuram .

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Veli Tourist Village

This picnic spot, where the Veli Lake meets the Arabian Sea, offers boating facilities. Pedalboats and paddleboats can be hired to explore the charms of the lagoon in a leisurely manner. For a quick ride over the waters, speedboats are available for hire. Children enjoy climbing over the huge sculptures which dot the landscape. Veli T...read more

Sree padmanabhaswamy Temple

The origin of the Temple of Sree Padmanabhaswamy is lost in antiquity. It is not possible to determine with any exactitude, from any reliable historical documents or other sources as to when and by whom the original idol of Sree Padmanabhaswamy was consecrated.

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