Attractions in Trivandrum

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Trivandrum aka Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala and is also called the 'Evergreen city of India'. Being the capital city of Kerala it is known for its Royal heritage and history. Top tourist attractions in Trivandrum also consist of beaches, museums, palaces, temples, political and governmental buildings.

It is also one of the developing IT hubs of Kerala. The best places to visit in Trivandrum also include various educational and scientific institutions like Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) and the Indian Institute of Space and Technology, which also adds to the top places to visit in Trivandrum

As the city is nearer to the Tamil Coast, it often blends with the Tamil culture, which differentiates it from Malabar Kerala. The Trivandrum accent is also quite intriguing compared to the rest of Kerala. Its history dates back to the 18th CE and it was ruled by the Varma dynasty who named the city Thiru-Ananta-Puram, meaning the City of Lord Ananta. 

The best tourist places in Trivandrum include the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kanakakunnu Palace, Napier Museum, Science and Technology Museum, CSI Christ Church, Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Priyadarshini Space Planetarium, Kovalam Beach, and Shankumugham beach. The best places to visit in Trivandrum for couples include Kovalam Beach, Shankumugham beach, Lulu Mall, and Kanakakunnu Palace. All of these are top places to visit in Trivandrum with friends too.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The Padmanabhaswamy Temple is a popular and ancient Hindu Temple in Trivandrum dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It was built during the 16th century in the Chera Style architecture. Padmanabhaswamy is famous for its ancient treasures found, worth billions. 

Kanakakunnu Palace

Kanakakunnu Palace is situated near the Napier Museum and was built by Shree Moolam Thirunnal. It was listed as a heritage monument in the Indian National Trust for Arts, and various events and arts take place here. 

Napier Museum

The Napier Museum is situated near the Kanakakunnu Palace and the Zoological garden. It was established in 1857 and has a rare collection of historic artifacts and ancient tools. Its red stone architecture attracts visitors.

Science and Technology Museum

The Kerala Science and Technology Museum was established in 1984, as an autonomous institution to popularise scientific enthusiasm among people. The Priyadarshini Planetarium is adjacent to this museum.

CSI Christ Church

The CSI Christ Church is an addition to the historical and architectural grandeur of Thiruvananthapuram. It is a beautiful Gothic church that adorns the town of Palayam. It was built about 1000 years ago by early Christian settlers of Munnar.

Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple 

Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple is devoted to Shri Ganesha. It is close to the Padmanabhaswamy Temple and consists of sculptures of thirty-two forms of Lord Ganesha.

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum was built by Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma to the southeast of Padmanabhaswamy Temple. It was built in the the1840s with the Kerala architecture which attracts foreign tourists. The main 16 rooms of the palace are built-in 16 different forms and have a total of about 80 rooms. A yearly music festival of Swati Sangeethotsavam occurs here.

Padmanabhapuram Palace 

The Padmanabhapuram Palace, also known as Kalkulam Palace, was built in 1601 in the Kerala architectural style. It is situated in the Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu, near Trivandrum. The palace is quite big and attracts visitors enduring its architecture.

Priyadarshini Space Planetarium

The Priyadarshini Planetarium, which opened in 1994 is one of the prominent planetariums in India. Almost all the constituents of the visible universe can be projected with the GM11 starfield projector here. This planetarium is a mind-boggling spot for Science enthusiasts.

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The best tourist places in Trivandrum include the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kanakakunnu Palace, Napier Museum, Science and Technology Museum, CSI Christ Church, Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Priyadarshini Space Planetarium, Kovalam Beach, Shankumugham beach, and Lulu Mall.

Visiting the ancient Padmanabhaswamy Temple, zoological park, playing in Kovalam Beach, walking in the popular museums, and trying different South Indian tastes are good activities to do in Trivandrum.

The best tourist places in Trivandrum include the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kanakakunnu Palace, Napier Museum, Science and Technology Museum, CSI Christ Church, Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Priyadarshini Space Planetarium, Kovalam Beach, Shankumugham beach, and Lulu Mall.

The Science and Technology Museum, Priyadarshini Space Planetarium, Lulu Mall, Shankumugham Beach, and Zoological park are the best places to visit in Trivandrum with children.

Thiruvananthapuram is best known for the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, where ancient treasures worth billions were excavated.

The best tourist places in Trivandrum include the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kanakakunnu Palace, Napier Museum, Science and Technology Museum, CSI Christ Church, Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Priyadarshini Space Planetarium, Kovalam Beach, Shankumugham beach, and Lulu Mall.

Yes, Trivandrum is worth visiting with its historical structures and beautiful nature.

Yes, Trivandrum is open for tourists.

Thiruvananthapuram is best known for the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, where ancient treasures worth billions were excavated.

The best time to visit Trivandrum is between October and March as you will have the best climate during this period.

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