Thiruvananthapuram"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Sri Padmanabha Temple - Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the prime attraction of Thiruvananthapuram City. Situated in one of the seven Parasurama Kshetras, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is considered among 108 Divya Deshams or the holy abodes of Lord Vishnu. The idol of the presiding deity of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is seen in a reclining posture (Anananthasayanam), which symbolizes the eternal sleep of Yoga Nidra.  The temple is noted for its traditional Dravidian style of architecture and the ornamentation of the inner walls of the sanctum sanctorum using frescoes and murals. The temple is also famous for being the wealthiest shrine in the world.

     

    Shanghumukham beach - Shanghumukham Beach is a popular tourist attraction of Thiruvananthapuram, located at a distance of 8 km from the city. The beach, known for the clear views of the setting sun, is a frequented picnic spot. The beach is also famous for the huge Matsyakanyaka (mermaid) Sculpture, designed by Sri. Kanai Kunhiraman, built in concrete in the year 1990. 

     

    Veli Tourist village - Veli Tourist village is one of the popular tourist spots located at the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, at a distance of 8 km away. Veli Tourist village lies at the spot where Veli Lake is separated from the Arabian Sea by a sand bar. The clear water of Veli Lagoon offers water sports activities.

     

    Poovar Island - Poovar Island near Thiruvananthapuram is a much sought after tourist destination on the Arabian Sea coast. This island close to the natural harbor Viahinjam is a wonderful place which includes the sea, rivers, beaches and backwaters all in one location. The beach at Poovar Island is neat and has golden sands. Swimming is not permitted here because of strong currents and there are no water sports due to heavy fishing activity. There are many coconut trees in the island and mangroves along the periphery which makes it suitable for bird watching. Pozhikkara beach 1 km away attracts many migratory birds. October to May is the best time to visit Poovar Island. Nearest airport, bus station and railway station is in Thiruvananthapuram. Tourists can walk down and explore the nearby fishing villages. From Thiruvanathapuram a 45 minute drive will take tourists to the island or a boat ride from Thiruvananthapuram through the backwaters will take 15 minutes. Kovalam beach 12 km away is a nearby attraction.

     

    Zoological Garden - Zoological Gardens or the Zoological Park is one of the prime destinations in Thiruvananthapuram city. Situated in the vicinity of Napier Museum, Zoological Gardens was established in the year 1857 by the then Maharaja of Travancore. The Zoological Gardens, regarded among the oldest Zoos of India, covers about 55 acres of land and is home to more than 75 different species such as lion tailed macaque, nilgiri langur, nilgiri tahr, indian rhino, asiatic lion, royal bengal tiger, giraffe, hippo, zebra, cape buffalo, etc. Different species of snakes can also be found in the reptile house of the Zoological Gardens.

     

    Padmanabhapuram Palace - Padmanabhapuram Palace, located within the Padmanabhapuram Fort of Padmanabhapuram Village in Thuckalay, is a major tourist attraction near Thiruvananthapuram. The palace is regarded among the top ten palaces of the world and is located at a distance of 64 km from Thiruvananthapuram. The erstwhile seat of the Travancore Empire, Padmanabhapuram is located at the foothills of Veli, the hilly extensions of the Western Ghats. Padmanabhapuram Palace is a fine example of traditional Kerala style of architecture. Built in 1601 using a unique combination of egg whites, jaggery, lime, burnt coconuts, charcoal and river sand, Padmanabhapuram Palace is famous for its carved mahogany ceilings, coloured mica windows, secret underground passages, inner courtyards, museum, granite dance halls, etc.

     

    Light House Beach - The Light House Beach is the largest beach of Kovalam. The beach is named after a 35 m high light house which is situated atop the hillock of Kurumkal. The shallow waters of the Light House Beach are ideal for swimming.

     

    Secretariat - The Secretariat, situated towards the end of Mahatma Gandhi Road (M.G. Road), is a popular place for shopping in the city of Thiruvananthapuram. The Secretariat building, built in Roman architectural style, can be enjoyed while taking a walk on M.G. Road.  

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    Arya Nivas, Thiruvananthapuram

    Opp Railway Station

    Arya Nivas, Thiruvananthapuram offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prope

    3,000.00 Avg/night

    Highland Park Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

    Thampanoor

    Highland Park Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram Highland Park is a nicely established budget hotel which is famous for its service and warm hospitality. The hotel is well located at Thampanoor in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The

    1,690.00 Avg/night

    Blue Nest Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

    Manjalikulam Road

    Blue Nest Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram Blue Nest Hotel is nestled in Thiruvananthapuram, a beautiful city located at the southern edge of Kerala the idyllic beaches and the rich heritage of the city makes it a preferred pla

    2,490.00 Avg/night

    Saj Lucia, Thiruvananthapuram

    East Fort

    Saj Lucia, Thiruvananthapuram Saj Lucia is a 4 star property, offering comfortable living options. This premium business-class hotel is located right inside the archaeologically famous East Fort. The KSRTC Bus Stand and

    5,000.00 Avg/night

    Ginger Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

    Technopark Club

    Ginger Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram Ginger hotel is situated 15 km from the airport. The hotel provides budget accommodation in Trivandrum. Sree Mahadeva Temple (1km) and Space Museum (3km) are two interesting places close

    4,070.00 Avg/night

    Highland Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

     Thampanoor

    Highland Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This p

    3,000.00 Avg/night

    Dubai International, Thiruvananthapuram

    Opp. Govt. Press

    Dubai International, Thiruvananthapuram Dubai International Hotel is a 3 star property is located in proximity to Trivandrum International Airport (5.3 km), Railway station Thiruvananthapuram Central (1.2 km) and Kamales

    2,800.00 Avg/night

    Keys Hotel Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram

    Opposite Fire Brigade,

    Keys Hotel Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram Keys Hotel Thiruvananthapuram is a 4 Star hotel is located near city center, 6kms from the airport and is walking distance away from the MG Road. At a 10-minute walk from the rai

    5,570.00 Avg/night

    SP Grand Days Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

     Near New Flyover

    SP Grand Days Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram There is a 4000sqfeet conference space with audio equipments and couple of 400sq feet banquet space for official purpose. There is also a beauty parlour offering the latest in hair

    5,900.00 Avg/night

    Vivanta by Taj, Thiruvananthapuram

     CV Raman Pillai Rd

    Vivanta by Taj, Thiruvananthapuram The hotel is located on CV Raman Pillai Road in Trivandrum. Places of interest like Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple (3 km approx.), Napier Museum (3 km approx.) and Kowdiar Palace (4 km ap

    7,230.00 Avg/night

    Park Rajadhani, Thiruvananthapuram

    Medical College PO

    Park Rajadhani, Thiruvananthapuram Park Rajadhani is a unique hotel which offers the perfect balance of business and leisure. Traditional architecture is beautifully complemented by plush interiors and contemporary appea

    2,760.00 Avg/night

    Thamburu International, Thiruvananthapuram

    Near Railway Station

    Thamburu International, Thiruvananthapuram Thamburu International is 2 stars Hotel of Thiruvananthapuram. Ideally located in the central region this hotel is an excellent starting point to visit various cultural attracti

    1,700.00 Avg/night

    Magic Days Inn, Thiruvananthapuram

    Oottukuzhy-Vanross Road

    Magic Days Inn, Thiruvananthapuram Magic Days Inn is a splendid 4-star property. Ideal for business and leisure travelers, the hotel has well appointed rooms and personalized services. This property ensures a comfy stay

    4,500.00 Avg/night

    Maurya Rajadhani, Thiruvananthapuram

    Statue General Hospital Rd

    Maurya Rajadhani, Thiruvananthapuram Maurya Rajdhani is a 4 star hotel in Thiruvananthapuram. The windows offer a beautiful view of Thiruvananthapuram skyline, a particularly beautiful site when illuminated against an ev

    4,240.00 Avg/night

    Trivandrum Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

    YMCA Road

    Trivandrum Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram Trivandrum Hotel is a 2 star budget property, Located 1.5 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station. The Trivandrum Hotel is an ideal base for leisure and business travelers

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    Thampura Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

    Aristo Junction

    Thampura Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This p

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    Pankaj Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

    M. G. Road

    Pankaj Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram Pankaj Hotel is approximately 2 km from Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Pankaj Hotel can be reached from nearby tourist attractions like Pazhavangadi Ganapathi Temple (1 km) and Attukal Bhag

    4,350.00 Avg/night

    Regency Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram

    Manjalikulam Cross Road

    Regency Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram Regency Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram is a pleasant property situated in the heart of the city with peaceful environment. The interiors are smartly decorated with vibrant shades and extended

    1,930.00 Avg/night

    Classic Avenue, Thiruvananthapuram

    Thampanoor

    Classic Avenue, Thiruvananthapuram Classic Avenue, Thiruvananthapuram is a 4 star rated Classic Avenue Hotel promises to offer luxurious accommodation. It is Sitatued 550 m from Bus Station, 850 m from Trivandrum Central

    4,500.00 Avg/night

    The CapitalTrivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram

    Near GPO

    The CapitalTrivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram The Capital Trivandrum is a 3 star property, located at the center of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The airport is approximately 4.7 kms away from the hotel, while the Kazhakkootta

    4,840.00 Avg/night

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    Sri Padmanabha Temple - Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the prime attraction of Thiruvananthapuram City. Situated in one of the seven Parasurama Kshetras, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is considered among 108 Divya Deshams or the holy abodes of Lord Vishnu. The idol of the presiding deity of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is seen in a reclining posture (Anananthasayanam), which symbolizes the eternal sleep of Yoga Nidra.  The temple is noted for its traditional Dravidian style of architecture and the ornamentation of the inner walls of the sanctum sanctorum using frescoes and murals. The temple is also famous for being the wealthiest shrine in the world.

     

    Shanghumukham beach - Shanghumukham Beach is a popular tourist attraction of Thiruvananthapuram, located at a distance of 8 km from the city. The beach, known for the clear views of the setting sun, is a frequented picnic spot. The beach is also famous for the huge Matsyakanyaka (mermaid) Sculpture, designed by Sri. Kanai Kunhiraman, built in concrete in the year 1990. 

     

    Veli Tourist village - Veli Tourist village is one of the popular tourist spots located at the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram, at a distance of 8 km away. Veli Tourist village lies at the spot where Veli Lake is separated from the Arabian Sea by a sand bar. The clear water of Veli Lagoon offers water sports activities.

     

    Poovar Island - Poovar Island near Thiruvananthapuram is a much sought after tourist destination on the Arabian Sea coast. This island close to the natural harbor Viahinjam is a wonderful place which includes the sea, rivers, beaches and backwaters all in one location. The beach at Poovar Island is neat and has golden sands. Swimming is not permitted here because of strong currents and there are no water sports due to heavy fishing activity. There are many coconut trees in the island and mangroves along the periphery which makes it suitable for bird watching. Pozhikkara beach 1 km away attracts many migratory birds. October to May is the best time to visit Poovar Island. Nearest airport, bus station and railway station is in Thiruvananthapuram. Tourists can walk down and explore the nearby fishing villages. From Thiruvanathapuram a 45 minute drive will take tourists to the island or a boat ride from Thiruvananthapuram through the backwaters will take 15 minutes. Kovalam beach 12 km away is a nearby attraction.

     

    Zoological Garden - Zoological Gardens or the Zoological Park is one of the prime destinations in Thiruvananthapuram city. Situated in the vicinity of Napier Museum, Zoological Gardens was established in the year 1857 by the then Maharaja of Travancore. The Zoological Gardens, regarded among the oldest Zoos of India, covers about 55 acres of land and is home to more than 75 different species such as lion tailed macaque, nilgiri langur, nilgiri tahr, indian rhino, asiatic lion, royal bengal tiger, giraffe, hippo, zebra, cape buffalo, etc. Different species of snakes can also be found in the reptile house of the Zoological Gardens.

     

    Padmanabhapuram Palace - Padmanabhapuram Palace, located within the Padmanabhapuram Fort of Padmanabhapuram Village in Thuckalay, is a major tourist attraction near Thiruvananthapuram. The palace is regarded among the top ten palaces of the world and is located at a distance of 64 km from Thiruvananthapuram. The erstwhile seat of the Travancore Empire, Padmanabhapuram is located at the foothills of Veli, the hilly extensions of the Western Ghats. Padmanabhapuram Palace is a fine example of traditional Kerala style of architecture. Built in 1601 using a unique combination of egg whites, jaggery, lime, burnt coconuts, charcoal and river sand, Padmanabhapuram Palace is famous for its carved mahogany ceilings, coloured mica windows, secret underground passages, inner courtyards, museum, granite dance halls, etc.

     

    Light House Beach - The Light House Beach is the largest beach of Kovalam. The beach is named after a 35 m high light house which is situated atop the hillock of Kurumkal. The shallow waters of the Light House Beach are ideal for swimming.

     

    Secretariat - The Secretariat, situated towards the end of Mahatma Gandhi Road (M.G. Road), is a popular place for shopping in the city of Thiruvananthapuram. The Secretariat building, built in Roman architectural style, can be enjoyed while taking a walk on M.G. Road.  

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