Trivandrum Tourism


Thiruvananthapuram, popularly known as Trivandrum, is the capital city of Kerala, India. Named after the mythological thousand-headed serpent Anantha, Thiruvananthapuram literally means the "City of the Sacred Snake". Built over seven hills, Trivandrum is one of the well-planned and cleanest cities of India. The city is known for its exceptional scenic beauty, lush greenery, temples, museums and a colorful culture and tradition.

Thiruvananthapuram is also famous for its proximity to the world-renowned Kovalam Beach, located at a distance of just 12 km from the city. Also referred as the "Gateway to Kerala- God's Own Country," Trivandrum offers a perfect base to start your holiday tour of Kerala. Visit and discover the striking scenic beauty and fascinating cultural charm of Thiruvananthapuram on your tours to Kerala with India Travel Portal. Trivandrum Tour would truly be a rewarding experience for those want to discover the rich architectural and cultural heritage of Kerala.

Thiruvananthapuram is also famous for its proximity to the world-renowned Kovalam Beach, located at a distance of just 12 km from the city. Also referred as the "Gateway to Kerala- God's Own Country," Trivandrum offers a perfect base to start your holiday tour of Kerala. Visit and discover the striking scenic beauty and fascinating cultural charm of Thiruvananthapuram on your tours to Kerala with India Travel Portal. Trivandrum Tour would truly be a rewarding experience for those want to discover the rich architectural and cultural heritage of Kerala.

On your tours to Thiruvananthapuram with India Travel Portal, you can visit all major tourist attractions of the city including the Fort and the famous Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the presiding deity of Thiruvananthapuram. Other must visit attractions in the capital include the Napier Museum- known for its rich collection of bronze and ivory carvings, ancient musical instruments and life-size figures of prominent dancers; the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, famous for its beautiful collection of paintings belonging to the Mughal, Tanjore and Rajput schools; the Zoological Gardens, one of the finest zoos in Asia; and the Botanical Garden within the Zoo.

Thiruvananthapuram also offers a number of beautiful attractions in its vicinity including the famous Veli Lagoon, a serene village by the side of a beautiful lagoon. The famous Kovalam beach is just 15 km away from the city, offering world-class beaches and resorts with a range of beach and water sports facilities. Other nearby tourist destinations from Thiruvananthapuram include the picturesque hill town of Ponmudi (61 km), ancient port town of Kollam (66 km), and the Neyyar Dam (29 km), famous for its wildlife sanctuary and a crocodile farm.

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