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Thiruvananthapuram Travel Guide


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Thiruvananthapuram At a Glance
  • Population:752,490
  • Area :2,192 sq.kms
  • Geo Location:South West
  • Average Climate:20 °C - 34 °C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - February
  • STD Code:0471

Introduction

Capital of God’s Own Land, Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram is one of the most beautiful and greenest cities of India. The city features long stretches of serene backwaters, beautiful palm fringed beaches, historic monuments and revered shrines. Thiruvananthapuram is the perfect holiday destination as it makes every visitor enjoy the unforgettable backwater cruise, watch the breathtaking sunsets, seek blessings at the most sacred shrines, explore the glorious history and indulge in water sports.

Tourist attractions in Thiruvananthapuram

The golden sandy beaches, beautiful backwaters, rich heritage, historic monuments and shrines of Thiruvananthapuram allure tourists from all across the globe. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple is one of the most revered temples in South India. Agastya Mala Peak,  Akkulam Lake, Kovalam, Veli Lagoon are some of the favorite tourist spots. Other attractions of the city include Karamana River, Neyyar Dam and Wildlife Sanctuary, Napier Museum and Kanakakkunu Palace.

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Weather

The best time to visit Thiruvananthapuram is from the month of October to February. During this time the weather remains cool and pleasant which is perfect for sightseeing.

How to Reach Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram is well-connected to major parts of the country and the world via rail, road and air. Direct flights connect Thiruvananthapuram to major cities of the India and the world such as Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Colombo, Male, and Singapore. Thiruvananthapuram is linked to important cities of India and Kerala by trains. The city is also well-connected to Kollam, Alappuzha Ernakulam, Trichur, Chennai, Madurai and Pondicherry by road. 

Accommodation in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram offers luxurious and comfortable accommodation options to all the guests with a wide variety of hotels and resorts. Some popular accommodation options are the Muthoot Plaza, Hotel Lucia, the Residency Tower, the Travancore Heritage, MGM Tourist Home, etc.