Places To Visit In Trivandrum

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Here are the top 27 tourist attractions to see in Trivandrum:

1. Neyyar Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary


Must Visit

Neyyar Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary

3.4

6 kms
from city center

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1 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Famous for its Lion and Deer Safari, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is a treat for nature enthusiasts. The park houses a crocodile farm and elephant rehabilitation centre. Ask for a guided tour of the sanctuary which is quite informative.

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2. Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

4.2

15 photos

19 kms
from city center

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2 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple stands tall in the Thiruvananthapuram, capital of Kerala in its decadent gold-plated glory. It is one of the 108 Divya Desams, the principal centres of worship in the dharma of Vaishnavism. Divya Desams are the holy abodes of the great Lord Vishnu, and the temple worships...

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3. Poovar Island


Must Visit

Poovar Island

4.1

6 photos

21 kms
from city center

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3 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Poovar, a small coastal village along the natural harbour at Vizhinjam, is believed to have been the place called 'Ophir' where the ships of the biblical king Solomon had arrived. It was then an important center of trade for sandalwood, spices and timber.

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4. Kanakakunnu Palace


Must Visit

Kanakakunnu Palace

3.4

18 kms
from city center

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4 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Close to the Napier Museum, the Kanakakunnu Palace was built under the rule of Travancore King. Today, the palace is host to plethora of cultural programs that are held on its premises.

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5. Observatory


Must Visit

Observatory

4.1

18 kms
from city center

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5 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Situated on a hill at an elevation of about 60 metres above sea level (the highest point in the city), this astronomical observatory offers exquisite views of the surroundings and the city as a whole. Beautiful roses can be found in the garden in front. It was built in 1837 and is part of the Depart...

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6. Happy Land Water Theme Park

Happy Land Water Theme Park

3.1

27 kms
from city center

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6 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Happy Land Water Theme Park is quite popular among children as well as adults for its various kinds of adventurous water rides.

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7. Agasthyakoodam

Agasthyakoodam

3.6

20 kms
from city center

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7 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Perched at an altitude of 1,868 meters within the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Agastya Mala Peak is also called Agastyarkoodam. The peak features a life sized statue of Lord Agastya - a Hindu Sage. Trekking is the best way to scale the heights, and the end result is absolutely exhilarating.

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8. Zoological Park

Zoological Park

3.1

18 kms
from city center

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8 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Hailed as the oldest zoo in India, this The Zoological Park is famous for its various bird species brought from Ethiopia & Australia. Visitors can also take a boat ride in the lake while exploring the nature''s beauty.

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9. Napier Museum

Napier Museum

3.1

18 kms
from city center

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9 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Renowned for its fine collection of sculptures, paintings and musical instruments, the Napier Museum serves as a prime attraction of the city. Located right in the heart of the city, it is also an architectural marvel which was established around 150 years ago.

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10. Chalai Bazaar

Chalai Bazaar

3.1

18 kms
from city center

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10 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Chalai Bazaar is a typical old Indian market spread on a small stretch of 2 km connecting Killippalam and East Fort. It is famous for its collections of fruits and vegetables to gold and silver jewellery, electronics, furniture, paint and, hardware etc.

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11. Sri Chitra Art Gallery

Sri Chitra Art Gallery

3.1

18 kms
from city center

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11 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

A perfect place for art lovers, Sri Chitra Art Gallery houses some of the famous work of Raja Ravi Verma. His western form and style of paintings depicting Indian lives are an attraction here. Other art objects belonging to the Mughals, Rajputs and Tanjore art schools can also be seen.

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12. Science and Technology Museum

Science and Technology Museum

3.1

19 kms
from city center

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12 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Known for its tech on display, the Science and Technology Museum was founded in 1984. The museum draws a huge number of visitors into its chambers, especially the science enthusiasts.

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13. Shanghumukham Beach

Shanghumukham Beach

3.1

23 kms
from city center

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13 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

One of the most popular beaches, Shanghumukham Beach is known for its pristine waters and soulful sunsets. It runs next to the Trivandrum airport and a must visit for those seeking tranquility.

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14. Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple

Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple

24 kms
from city center

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14 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Adding to the historical significance and cultural diversity of the little yet vibrant city of Karikkakom is the Karikkakom Sree Chamundi Devi Temple which is over 600 years old. This ancient temple is set in dense green environs with the tall lush palms enveloping it from all sides. The Karikkakom ...

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15. Priyadarshini Planetarium

Priyadarshini Planetarium

19 kms
from city center

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15 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Regarded as one of the best planetariums in the whole of South India, the Priyadarshini Planetarium should definitely top your list of places to visit in Trivandrum. This planetarium is India's first titled domed planetarium and has been doing an impeccable job at not only educating the people in th...

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16. CSI Christ Church

CSI Christ Church

18 kms
from city center

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16 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Having added to the historical and architectural glory of Trivandrum for more than 19 decades, the CSI Christ Church is a beautiful gothic church that adorns the vibrant town of Palayam. If you are a history buff or a lover of architecture, this church should top your list of attractions to visit in...

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17. Kuthiramalika Palace

Kuthiramalika Palace

19 kms
from city center

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17 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Built in the 1840s by the great Maharaja Swathi Thirunal, the Kuthira Malika Palace stands as an iconic monument that gives you a curious insight into the glorious history of Kerala. 'Kuthira Malika' literally translates to ‘Mansion of horses’, and it has been named so because of the 122 horses that...

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18. Magic Planet

Magic Planet

28 kms
from city center

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18 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Renowned as the first magic park in the entire world, the Magic Planet is an absolute treat for the inquisitive child in us all. This mystical theme park aims at changing the perspective with which we look at magic- instead of looking at it as a mystery, the Magic Planet encourages us to put on our ...

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19. Attukal Temple

Attukal Temple

18 kms
from city center

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19 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

The Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Trivandrum is one of the most talked about temples of not just the south, but the entire country. Among the many reasons for its popularity, probably the most eye-catching one is that it received a Guinness World Book record when over 37 lakh women offered pongala at...

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20. Aazhimala Siva Temple

Aazhimala Siva Temple

19 kms
from city center

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20 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Aazhimala Siva Temple in Kazhivoor has been attracting a throng of ardent Shiva devotees as well as fascinated tourists for decades now. The Temple, as the name suggests, is devoted to the great Lord Shiva. Since Tuesday is considered to be an auspicious day by Shiva's devotees, every Tuesday, hoard...

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21. Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple

Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple

19 kms
from city center

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21 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Being one of the most popular Ganesh temples of the south, the Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple holds a special place in the hearts of the locals and the ardent devotees of Lord Ganesh. The devotees who visit this temple are overcome with the tranquil calm and relentless peace of the magically pious at...

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22. Shanghumugham Beach

Shanghumugham Beach

23 kms
from city center

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22 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Shanghumugham Beach, or Shankumugham Beach is situated at a distance of 8 kms from Trivandrum and is one of the most popular beaches in the city. The beach also houses the giant 35 m long sculpture of a mermaid known as matsya kanyaka which is also the prime attraction at the beach.

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23. Puthenthope Beach

Puthenthope Beach

32 kms
from city center

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23 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Puthenthope Beach is situated in Puthenthope, 15 kms away from Trivandrum. Graciously fringed with palm trees, the beach is popular for mesmerizing sunrise and sunset views. But it is comparatively less crowded than the other beaches of the city and is synonymous with peace and tranquility.

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24. Veli Beach

Veli Beach

26 kms
from city center

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24 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Veli Beach is situated just 10 kms from the city centre of Trivandrum and is one of the most maintained and touristy beaches of the city. The beach has a vast garden which has beautiful begetation, a play area for kids and various attractions.

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25. Mall of Travancore

Mall of Travancore

21 kms
from city center

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25 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Situated in Chackai, Eanchakkal in Trivandrum, Mall of Travancore is the first and the oldest mall in the city. It is also the first green mall mall of the country and boasts of three floors covering over 300 retail stores and outlets.

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26. Akkulam Lake

Akkulam Lake

24 kms
from city center

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26 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Akkulam Lake is situated in the Trivandrum of Kerala and is an extension of the Veli Lake. It merges with the sea in the end and makes for a popular picnic spot for the city folks.

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27. Vellayani Lake, Trivandrum

Vellayani Lake, Trivandrum

15 kms
from city center

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27 out of 27
Places To Visit in Trivandrum

Also known as Vellayani Kayal, Vellayani Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Kerala, situated in the Trivandrum city. The water from the lake is mostly used for irrigation and drinking purposes and for harvesting lotus flowers.

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