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Thiruvananthapuram - The Destination

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Avail the cheap flight from Thiruvananthapuram, and to Thiruvananthapuram as well only at Make My Trip. Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the state of Kerala is named by a combination of the words 'tiru' 'anantha' and 'puram', meaning 'the abode of the sacred thousand headed serpent Anantha'. Mythologically, Anantha forms the couch on which Lord Vishnu resides. This political, commercial and tourist center is built on seven hills. You could row a canoe to reach the Kovalam beach, the paradise a little south of city where tourists from all over the world throng to various

massage and ayurveda centers besides the Yoga and the meditation centers that abound here. The Padmanabha Swamy temple with its renowned mural paintings and stone carvings is dedicated to Lord Vishnu is worth more than a visit.

You must visit the Kuthiramalika Palace Museum and the Napier Museum to get a better insight into the glorious past of the city. The former is an exquisite example of the Tranvancore architecture and houses priceless collections of the royal family. The latter is built on the Indo-Saracenic style and exhibits several historical and archaeological items. For catching the festive spirit of the city you must participate in the annual festival held at the Sreekandeswasram temple. And for all those of you who are food lovers, the Flavor Food Festival is not to be missed.

Thiruvananthapuram is, decidedly, one of the cleaner and well-planned cities of the country. The city's scenic appeal, its enchanting beaches, and overwhelming greenery only add to its uniqueness. It embodies the magical feel of Kerala, as a whole, and lends a terrific insight into the culture of the state. The red-tiled roofs, the never-ending stretches of palm trees, the maze of narrow, winding streets and above all, the sea, make for a fascinating mixture. There is an element of understated and effortless elegance about the city, which leaves a lasting impression on the visitor.

Thiruvananthapuram - Facts at a Glance

State : Kerala
Area : 2192 sq kms
Temperature : 20°C - 36°C (Summers)
18°C - 35°C (Winters)
Rainfall : 170 cm
Altitude : Sea level
Language : Malayalam, English
Best Season : August – May

Attractions in Thiruvananthapuram

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple - A famous pilgrimage centre and one of the major attractions in Thiruvananthapuram city, this famous temple was built by the Maharaja of Travancore. This temple, which is seven-storey, has a carved gopuram in the Dravidian style in 1733. There are innumerable pillars, intricate carvings and mural paintings of natural pigments. The temple is dedicated to Vishnu who reclines on the sacred serpent Ananda. The image of Vishnu is 18 feet long and a lotus grows from Vishnu’s navel and Brahma is seen in the lotus. Several  art  forms  like  Krishnanattam ,  Koodiyattom , Pavakkoothu,
Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram
Nokkuvidya, Velakali, Kathakali etc. thrived under the patronage of Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple.

Sankumughom Beach - This palm-fringed beach near the airport, with its indoor recreation club and children's traffic training park is perfect for an outing-but not for swimming.

Vizhinjam - An important fishing port near Kovalam beach, here, you can see fishing boats return with their catch in the mornings.

Botanical and Zoological Gardens - The zoo in Thiruvananthapuram is one of the oldest and best in the country. It has a wide verity of fauna including overseas specimens. The zoo set among woodlands and lakes, beautifully landscaped, is a natural habitat for the animals.

Chithira Art Gallery - The art gallery has a rich collection of Raja Ravi Varma's paintings. Ravi Varma provided a vital link between the traditional Indian Art and the contemporary. The collection also includes the works of famous painters as Nicoloi Roerich and Svetsoslav, copies of paintings of Ajanta, Rajput, Mughal, and Tanjavur Schools and miniatures from China, Japan, Tibet and Bali.

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