"Jewel of Kerala"

A City in Kerala, India

Interest Measure for Thiruvananthapuram

Ideal time to stay:  0 - 2 days

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Height(Altitude) of Thiruvananthapuram from sea level:  91 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  8.5257800°N, 76.9412300°E
Ecosystem:  Plain , Coast  

Food, Culture and Language at Thiruvananthapuram

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian, Continental 
Regional Language:  Malayalam
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Thiruvananthapuram?

Thiruvananthapuram, the jewel in the emerald necklace that Kerala is for the Indian sub-continent, must surely have Parasuramanbeen a "must see" destination for ages, long before National Geographic Traveller classified it as one. Surely long before Sage Parasurama, according to local legend, threw his divine battle axe from Kanyakumari to Gokarnam to west Kerala, God's own land, from the Varuna the sea god; before the times of Mahabali the democratic and just ruler of this wonderful land who was sent down to the netherworld through deceit.
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3 Places to visit and Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple at Thiruvananthapuram

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

One of the most ancient and most revered temples of South India, has the main diety as Lord Ananthanpadmanabhan Swamy in a reclining pose. Lord is viewed in 3 doorways. One doorway which shows the upper part of the Lord. 2nd shows the Mid Section with Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Brahma alongside and the 3rd the lower portion or foot which is called "Paadai Sevai".
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1 hours
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo at Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

The zoo and park is located right in the heart of thiruvananthapuram. The zoo is very clean and well maintained. A perfect place for day out picnic with kids and family. The zoo has a nominal entry fee. Wide range of animals and birds can be spotted here. Do keep ample time for the park and museum also which is in the same premises as of the zoo.
Expenses - ₹15
Time needed - 2 hours
Napier Museum at Thiruvananthapuram

Napier Museum

The building structure is ancient and amazing. The Museum building is a combination of the Kerala, Mughal, Chinese and Italian architectural styles. The museum contains a wonderful array of stone sculptures,bronzes and wood carving , ancient musical instruments and reconstructed nair joint family dwelling. Enjoy the ivory carving of lord krishna and radha with unimaginable intricacies .
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 3 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016