Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala and is bordered by the Arabian Sea on one side and Western Ghats on the other. With such an ideal location of both plains and sea, Thiruvananthapuram makes for a perfect holiday destination offering abundant scenery as well as great adventure activities. While you are here, you can laze at the beautiful beaches and backwaters, acquaint with the city’s history at the many museums and monuments, seek divinity at the temples and embrace the architectural marvel of the monuments, buildings and religious sites. Thiruvananthapuram is home to one of the most iconic temples in India- Sree Anantha Padmanabha Temple which attracts a massive number of people from all across the world. The temple has a shrine of Lord Vishnu in one of the most admirable reclining positions.
There is more to this modest city which believes in living life at your own pace. Spa and Ayurvedic massage comes naturally to Kerala and hence Thiruvananthapuram is no exception in boasting of some rare therapeutic oils and rejuvenation therapies for mind, body and soul. For a cultural high, you must watch the Kathakali performance at any of the art centers in the city.
Home to Kerala’s international airport and two railway stations, Thiruvananthapuram enjoys excellent accessibility from different parts of the world. No wonder, the city is also looked upon as a gateway to nearby touristy places like Kovalam and Varkala.