The Akkulam Lake is 3 kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram. It has a children’s park as well as boating facilities.
The Koyikkal Palace dates back to the 15th century. It is situated on way to Ponmudi hill-station, 18 kilometres away from Thiruvananthapuram.
The Napier Museum houses attractive costumes, ornaments, bronze items and carvings of Kerala dating back to the British era.
Padmanabhapuram Palace is well ... More known for its elegant and elaborated woodwork. It was the ancient palace of Travancore rulers and hence houses their remnants.
The Aaranmula Boat Race is an annual event that takes place in the month of August or September in the Aaranmula village near Thiruvananthapuram.
Mahatma Gandhi (Father of India) called it the ‘Evergreen City of India’.
It lies on the hills near the sea shore, on the southern tip of India, between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.
The lowland has rivers, deltas and shorelines. There are coconut trees all over the place. The rivers Killi and Karamana flow through the city.
Thiruvananthapuram has a tropical climate. The summer season is warm but pleasant. Heavy rains commence in ... More June and last till November. Winters are cool.
The city houses 744,739 people as per the 2001 census. They are called the ‘Trivandrumites’.
Thiruvananthapuram has a rich culture developed over the past centuries. It has a number of great artists like Swathi Thirunal, a great Carnatic music composer.
The city celebrated the annual festival Onam in full fervour.
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