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Thiruvananthapuram (TRIVANDRUM)

Welcome to Trivandrum

Trivandrum, or Thiruvananthapuram, is the capital city of the Indian state of Kerala. The town is situated on the west coast of India, bordering the Arabian Sea. It is a prominent academic and research hub and home to several prestigious institutions, including the ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) and the IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education & Research). The city is distinguished by British colonial architecture and many art galleries, beautiful beaches, historic landmarks, and many cultural festivals. 

How To Get There

AirTrivandrum airport offers direct flights from Singapore, Sri Lanka, the Maldives & Middle Eastern countries, and flights to major Indian cities like Mumbai, Mumbai, Cochin & Bangalore.

Bus: The bus terminal and train station are close to the city. Buses are frequently available to surround cities, including Cochin, Bangalore, Madurai, Coimbatore, and Chennai.

Road/ Self Drive: The destination has an excellent road network and connects surrounding cities like Alleppey, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Kumarakom and Madurai.

Places Of Interest

sri padmanabhaswamy temple

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

This ancient temple is one of the most famous and revered temples in the Southern region of India. It is devoted to Lord Vishnu and is known for its exquisite architecture and intricate carvings.

napier museum trivandrum

Napier Museum

Home to a vast collection of historical artefacts and works of art, including a beautiful garden and a zoo.

Kerala Science and Technology Museum

Kerala Science and Technology Museum

This museum offers a fascinating insight into the world of science and technology. It has a planetarium, a science park, and interactive exhibits that enchant visitors of all ages.

kanakakunnu palace

Kanakakunnu Palace

This magnificent palace is on a hilltop and offers stunning city views. It is now a popular venue for cultural events and exhibitions.

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife sanctuary is home to a varied range of flora and fauna, including elephants, tigers, and various species of birds. Visitors can enjoy various activities like hiking, trekking, and wildlife safaris.

Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple

Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple

The ancient cave temple is situated in Vizhinjam and is known for its intricate rock-cut carvings and sculptures. It is an excellent place for history buffs and art enthusiasts.

Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach

This beautiful beach is a popular tourist spot and a great place to relax and unwind. It offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea and is also an excellent spot for water sports. Book tours here.

Where To Stay

Luxury Hotels

Hyatt Regency Trivandrum:

The hotel is close to many of the city’s popular attractions, including the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the Napier Museum, and Kovalam Beach. The hotel offers spacious and elegant guest rooms and suites for a comfortable stay.

Mid-Range Hotels

Windsor Rajadhani:

The hotel is situated in a prime location, just five kilometres from Trivandrum International Airport and twelve kilometres from the city centre. It is a popular choice among both business and leisure travellers.

Budget Hotels 

Ginger Trivandrum:

A budget hotel situated just seven kilometres from the international airport and four kilometres from the city’s Central Railway Station.

Vivanta Thiruvananthapuram:

A 5-star luxury hotel in the heart of Trivandrum city, close to many of its famous attractions. The hotel offers rooms with a contemporary design offering a unique stay.

The Central Residency:

The hotel is situated just two kilometres from the Trivandrum Central Railway Station and six kilometres from the International Airport, making it a convenient choice for travellers.

KTDC Grand Chaithram

This best budget-friendly hotel is just one kilometre from the city’s Central Railway Station and six kilometres from the international airport and known for its affordable rates and location near the city’s top attractions.

Where To Eat

Villa Maya Heritage: This fine-dining restaurant combines Indian and International cuisine in a beautiful restored 18th-century Dutch mansion.

Zam-Zam: This is a popular eatery that serves a range of snacks and traditional Indian dishes, such as samosas, biryanis, and parathas. 

Thakkaram: This unique restaurant serves traditional Kerala cuisine with a modern twist of a contemporary setting.

Cherries and Berries: It is a popular restaurant known for its fresh and healthy vegetarian food, prepared using high-quality ingredients. The menu includes a variety of dishes, including Indian, Chinese, and Continental cuisines.

Recommended Tours

Trips From Trivandrum

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