Akkulam Tourist Village in Thiruvananthapuram Located on the banks of the Akkulam Lake, Akkulam Tourist Village boasts some of the most picturesque picnic spots in Southern Kerala. It is a lovely backwater destination with a calm and serene atmosphere.
Attukal Temple is situated near the heart of the city, 2 kilometres away from Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, East Fort in Thiruvananthapuram. Devotees believe that all of their wishes will be fulfilled by the goddess, provide prosperity and can attain salvation. Attukal devi is often worshipped in 3 forms such as Maha Saraswati (goddess of knowledge), Maha Lakshmi (goddess of wealth) and Mahakali/ Durga/ Parvathy (goddess of power).
Edayar Island is an unspoiled land in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. It is in the truest sense a get away for holiday makers, peace seekers and tired nerves. Edayar lies near Thiruvallam, about 7 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station, on the way to the international beach resort of Kovalam.
Halcyon Castle was built in 1932 in the princely state of Travancore, in the modern-day state of Kerala, India. It was constructed by M.R.Ry Sri Rama Varma Valiya Koil Thampuran, the consort of H.H. Maharani Sethu Lakshmi Bayi, as a retreat for their family.
Kerala Science and Technology Museum Founded in the year 1984 by the Government of Kerala, Kerala Science and Technology Museum is one of the best museums in Trivandrum. The aim of the museum is to spread the importance of technology and science in the state.
Keralam, the Museum of History and Heritage, offers a trip to the history of Kerala from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, from foreign invasions to trade relations, from the evolution of kingdoms to the emergence of New Kerala will once again come to life.
Kowdiar Palace's architectural work is famous and has over 150 rooms. The entry to this palace is restricted as it is the private residence of the royal family settled in Thiruvananthapuram . The entry to this palace is restricted as it is the private residence of the royal family settled in Thiruvananthapuram .
The Koyikkal Palace is a palace situated in Nedumangadu, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala in South India. The palace was built in 16th century for Umayamma Rani of the Venad Royal Family. Umayamma Rani was the regent of Venad between 1677 and 1684.
Lighthouse Beach in the Thiruvananthapuram area, India Are you looking for a cheap Lighthouse Beach hotel, a 5 star Lighthouse Beach hotel or a family friendly Lighthouse Beach hotel? You just landed in the best site to find the best deals and offers on the most amazing accommodations for your stay.
The award Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram is instituted in the name of Maharajah Swathi Thirunal of Travancore to honour those musicians who have made valuable contributions to the field of music. It is also the highest honour for musicians by the Government of Kerala, India.
Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium Imagine witnessing any shape you can think of being implanted into the centre of a beautiful oyster, resulting in the formation of a brand new pearl. The Image Pearl Technique at Vizhinjam Maritime Aquarium does exactly that using shell cement.
Napier Museum In the heart of Thiruvananthapuram city lies the great Napier Museum and the Natural History Museum in the Museum compound, close to the Zoological park. Built in the 19th century, it has its own natural air-conditioning system. It contains a host of historical artefacts including bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. People are especially impressed by the Japanese shadow-play leather that is used to depict the epics of the Mahabharata and Ramayana.
Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The temple is built in an intricate fusion of the indigenous Kerala style and the Tamil style (kovil) of architecture associated with the temples located in the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu, featuring high walls, and a 16th-century Gopuram.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: City is yet to forget the tragic accident at Karikkakom that killed six nursery students and a caretaker in 2011. The incident has a living victim, seven-year-old Irfan. It was the highly polluted water in Parvathy Puthanar that infected his lungs and left him in a vegetative ...
Sreekanteswaram is a place in Thiruvananthapuram city (Trivandrum), India. The place is known for the Siva temple, from which the name was derived. Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple is the original abode of the Lord of new Sreekanteswaram Mahadeva Temple.
Pettah is an urban neighbourhood of Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of the Indian state of Kerala. Location. Pettah is on the way to Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and Shanghumugham Beach. Private and KSRTC buses connect Pettah to most parts of the city. The railway ...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The dead still python struck a perfect pose with its chunky mass around a wooden frame. Its eyes are closed, a steady intake of air the lone trace of life. Right opposite the reptile is its slightly thinner replica in a dimmer texture, its head jutting out as though in a gesture of welcome to the refurbished reptile home of the city zoo.
The Image Pearl Technique at Vizhinjam Maritime Aquarium does exactly that using shell cement. Officially known as the Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium, it is situated about 2 km from Kovalam on a natural port that is among the busiest in the district. One can see a variety of species here.
The Shankumugham Beach is dedicated to the Hindu god Sri Ananthapadmanabhan, the deity worshipped all across Thiruvananthapuram. Bali Tharpanam is a ritual at the beach performed by most of the Hindus in the city as a part of the local religious practice.
Sreekanteswaram Mahadeva Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram in the Indian state of Kerala. This temple is more than 700 years old. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is within 3 km of the Central Railway Station, bus station, East Fort and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.
Sree Chithra Art Gallery Established in 1935 by the then Maharaja of Travancore, Sree Chithira Thirunal, the Sree Chithra Art Gallery near the Napier Museum displays a rare collection of paintings. Works of acclaimed artists like Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich; exquisite works from the Mughal, Rajput and Tanjore schools of art, are on display here.
The paper was revived under the same name 'Swadeshabhimani' and had its headquarters in the building currently housing the DPI Office at Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram. In spite of all these, the government wisely chose to remain silent. The new 'Swadeshabhimani' was re-modeled after "Modern Review" of Ramand Chatterjee.
The Vellayani Devi is a highly revered shrine in Kerala, India, dedicated to goddess Bhadrakali. The shrine is situated in Vellayani 1.5 km west of Vellayani junction, 12 km southeast of Thiruvananthapuram on the eastern bank of Vellayani Lake. The temple is under the management of Travancore Devaswom Board.
The Vetti Muricha Kotta is a part of the heritage East Fort and located on the south of the iconic East Fort gate. According to a popular belief, this fort was named, 'Vetti Muricha Kotta', meaning 'cut open fort', as this section of the fort, which was once a wall, was demolished to build a new gate.