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Aruvikkara Overview

Ranked 10 of 19 sightseeing in Kovalam

Aruvikkara, located around 25.3 km away from Kovalam, is one of the popular attractions in the region. This village is located on the banks of Karamana River in Thiruvananthapuram District. The main attraction of this place is the ancient Bhagavathi Temple, which is dedicated to goddess Durga. Visitors can see a stream of water flowing in front of the temple. This stream contains large fishes, which are fed by devotees visiting the shrine.

The headquarters of the Wellington Water Distribution project is based at this place. This tourist attraction also features the Aruvikkara dam (mini dam), which provides water to Thiruvananthapuram.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunrise
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Famous for the dam

Good place to hangout, the dam is used for irrigation purpose and to supply water to Trivandrum city. This is away from the city limit. Koyikkal Palace is nearby Aruvikkara dam.

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