Thiruvananthapuram or popularly known as Trivandrum is a major tourist hub in India. It is the capital and the largest city of Kerala.
Not to mention, this city is known as the “Evergreen City of India” as it has stunning green landscapes and many beautiful public parks. Moreover, it has been a cultural hub in South India since ancient times due to the active interest of the kings in arts, literature, architecture and liberal customs.
Furthermore, as this city is located in the coastal region, so it the climate borders between tropical savanna climate (wet and dry) and tropical monsoon climate.
From tourist point of view, Kovalam and Varkala are the two major and popular beach towns located near the city. In fact, people love to spend time here as the climate is very pleasant. After all who doesn’t like blue waters, cool breeze and some relaxation time?
Also, Trivandrum houses the Padmanabhaswamy Temple– one of the richest temple in the world.
Tourist Places in Trivandrum:
- Agasthyamala rain forests
- Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary
- Varkala cliffs
- Ponmudi hills
Also, Trivandrum holds some of the most interesting and amazing architecture that involves Kerala architecture with British and Dravidian influences. In addition, Napier museum, zoo, Padmanabha Swamy Temple, the Trivandrum Golf Club are some of its examples.
Museums to See in Trivandrum:
- Kerala Science and Technology Museum
- Napier Museum
- Kerala Soil Museum
- Koyikkal Palace Museum
- Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve