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Thiruvananthapuram
South Asia

Trivandrum India

Trivandrum, also known by the tongue twister name of Thiruvananthapuram, is the capital of the south Indian state of Kerala. Although not as popular among tourists as the other Kerala city of Kochi, Trivandrum has its own charm. Life here is fairly laid-back and peaceful, somewhat typical of the state itself. Most people use Trivandrum as a quick stopover on their way to the beach resorts of Kovalam or Varkala, but by itself, the city has enough to merit a day or two. It is also a major centre for Ayurveda, along with Kochi.

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What to do in Thiruvananthapuram - Day tour of the city  

Day tour of the city

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Zoological Gardens

Spend a day at the Zoological Gardens, with its impressive showcase of animals and birds, from tigers to macaws. The zoo also cont...

Family

Padmanabha Swamy Temple

Take in the 260-year-old Padmanabha Swamy Temple, with its imposing seven-tiered tower (called gopuram in the local language).

Cultural

Kovalam Beach

Make a day trip to Kovalam beach, just 18 km away, for clean waters and a taste of local life.

Family

City Info

  • LanguagesEnglish, Malayalam

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