A perfect blend of tradition and modernity, Trivandrum is the capital city of the God's Own Country – Kerala. It is located on the west coast of India and is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on its west side and Tamil Nadu on the East one. Endowed with a long shore line, the city earned tremendous appreciation not only from India but also from abroad. Thousands of tourists from far and wide throng in here to experience a rich holiday experience. The city is dotted with historic monuments, backwaters, beaches and ancient temples whose architectural beauty leave the tourists spell-bound.
Sun kissed beaches which leave the tourists with a desire to visit again.
Padmanabha Swamy Temple
It is built amazingly in the Kerala and Dravadian style of architecture. It is devoted to Lord Vishnu. Its captivating mural paintings and stone carvings are a testimony to the rich heritage of Kerala.
Padmanabha Swamy Palace
Representing the ancient architecture, the palace boasts of rosewood ceilings, paintings, decorated walls, carved figurines and much more.
The Napier Museum
It flaunts rare collection of artefacts, bronze objects, jewellery, ivory carvings and temple chariot.
Sree Chitra Art Gallery
You must pay a visit to this gallery which is famous for its paintings of eminent people of the bygone era and Rajasthani, Bengali and Mughal miniatures.
Traditional Kerala food comprises the main cuisine characterized by liberal use of coconut and spices. Fast food has started gaining popularity. Chinese and North Indian food is also enjoyed by its people.
Climate is pleasant through out the year. Monsoon from May to November.
Shop for Arammula metal mirror, several decorative objects, teak furniture and Kathakali Masks in the markets of Trivandrum.
The village fair, the Great Elephant Race, Food Festival, Pongal and Nishagandhi Dance Festival of Trivandrum attract huge crowd. They are enveloped in fun and frolic.
How To Reach
Air: The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport located at a distance of only 6 km from the city.
Rail: A good network of direct trains connect Trivandrum with all the major cities of Kerala and India.
Road: Trivandrum is connected to all the cities of Kerala by wide clean roads.