Tourist Places in Thiruvananthapuram

Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram

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Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram
Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Heritage Site
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.   Read More »
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Natural History Museum, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
The Natural History Museum, located to the east of the Napier Museum, is one of the popular destinations of Thiruvananthapuram. The museum was built in the style of traditional Kerala Nair wooden houses called Nalukettu and has several galleries that display items related to the natural sciences.... Read More »
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Marine Aquarium, Thiruvananthapuram
Marine Aquarium, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Type: Aquarium
  • Entry: Paid
The Marine Aquarium of Thiruvananthapuram, known for its rich collection of marine life, is a frequented tourist destination. This aquarium is also famous for its image pearl production facility, in which pearls are made with the image of various deities in them. The pearl images of Virgin Mary,... Read More »
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Samudra Beach, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Type: Beach
Samudra Beach is located towards the north of Kovalam, adjacent to Hawah Beach but separated by a headland. Samudra Beach is frequented by native fishermen who engage in their daily activities here. Read More »
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Zoological Garden, Thiruvananthapuram
Zoological Garden, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
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... Read More »
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East fort, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Fort
The East Fort area of Thiruvananthapuram is popular among shoppers, as the place is noted for shops selling traditional jewelry and handicrafts of Kerala. This area, named after the ruins of the East Fort which can be found scattered in the area, is famous for its parks. Read More »
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Padmanabhapuram Palace, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Type: Palace
  • Entry: Paid
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... Read More »
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Light House Beach, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: 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 is ideal for swimming. Read More »
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Poovar Island, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: 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... Read More »
Kalari, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Heritage Site
The Kalari Institute is one of the popular attractions of Thiruvananthapuram. The Kalari Institute is a training school for Kalarippayattu, which is the traditional martial art form of Kerala. The institute offers demonstrations of Kalarippayattu in the evenings and is also famous for its... Read More »
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Mahadeva Temple, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Temple
Mahadeva Temple of Kazhakuttam is one of the most frequented pilgrim spots of Thiruvananthapuram. Mahadeva Temple, built in the 14th century, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Mahadeva Temple is known for its traditional style of architecture, sculptures and intricate carvings. Read More »
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Veli Tourist village, Thiruvananthapuram
Veli Tourist village, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Picnic Spot
  • Entry: Paid
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... Read More »
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Chowara Beach, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Beach
Chowara Beach is a quiet and sandy beach situated in Thiruvananthapuram. Wedged between a long stretch of a coconut grove and the crashing waves of Arabian Sea, there is no other destination that is better to spend some quality time with your family. Unlike the more crowded Kovalam Beach, this... Read More »
Sri Padmanabha Temple, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: 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... Read More »
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Napier Museum, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Situated in the vicinity of Sri Chitra Art Gallery and Zoological Garden, the Napier Museum or the Art Museum is a popular attraction, frequented by tourists. The museum was established in 1855 and was rebuilt in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, by Robert Chisholm. It was opened... Read More »
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Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, established in the year 1958, is one of the well known natural attractions near Thiruvananthapuram. Situated on the south-eastern side of theWestern Ghats, Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary is home to more than 39 species of mammals, 176 species of birds, 30 species of... Read More »
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Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Kuthiramalika Palace Museum is one of the popular destinations near the city of Thiruvananthapuram. Kuthiramalika Palace Museum was built by Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma in the year 1800, to promote the traditional art forms of India. The name 'Kuthiramalika' (Horse... Read More »
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Neyyar Dam, Thiruvananthapuram
Neyyar Dam, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Dam
The Neyyar Dam is a popular picnic spot near the city of Thiruvananthapuram. Situated on the southern hills of the Western Ghats, the dam offers a panoramic view of the surrounding areas. The chief attractions of the Neyyar Dam are the lion safari park, deer park, watch tower and boating facilities. Read More »
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Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram
Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Type: Art Gallery
  • Entry: Paid
Sree Chitra Art Gallery is one of the main tourist destinations in Thiruvananthapuram. Situated on the northern side of Napier Museum, Sree Chitra Art Gallery is famous for its unique collection of traditional, contemporary and modern Indian art. Some of the popular exhibits of the... Read More »
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Hawa Beach, Thiruvananthapuram
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Places to Visit in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Type: Beach
Hawa Beach is the second largest beach of Kovalam and has been a destination of European tourists since the 1970's. This beach has several private coves owned by resorts. Read More »
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