14 attractions you should visit in Thiruvananthapuram - With photos & details

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Top 14 attractions to explore in Thiruvananthapuram

Home to many palaces, forts and wealthy temples. The center of administrations for the state of Kerala.

AgasthyakoodamAgasthyamalai, Vazhichal, Tamil Nadu 627425
Waterfalls
Viewpoints
Hindu Temples
2-5 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks
Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries

The most difficult trek in Kerala, taking you to the top of Agasthyakoodam through forests and valleys and waterfalls.

Connemara Market PalayamPalayam, University of Kerala Senate House Campus, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695034, India
Street Markets

An old market that sells all household items- a backbone for the netizens and a colourful place for the visitors.

Kappil Beach ThiruvananthapuramKappil, Kerala 695311, India
Beaches
Lake/ River/ Ponds

Clean beach and a long road sandwiched between the beach on one side and backwaters in another. The waves are a bit harsh here.

Kovalam BeachKovalam, Kerala 695527, India
Beaches
Lighthouses
Surfing Spots

One of the most beautiful beach of Kerala, surrounded by shops, lighthouse and rocky capes.

Kuthiramalika PalaceEast Fort, Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695023, India
Palaces
Museums
Music Festivals

The former residence of Travancore King Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma. Known for its architecture and its museum storing unique exhibits

Meenmutty Waterfalls- ThiruvananthapuramKallar Meenmutty Falls Road, Kallar, Kerala 695551, India
Waterfalls
Short Hikes

The 30 meters tall waterfall accessed by a hike through dense tropical forest.

Napier MuseumLMS Vellayambalam Road, Palayam, Kanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033, India
Museums

An architecturally impressive museum building, housing many exhibits from 8th to 18th century.

Peppara Wildlife SanctuaryPeppara Dam Rd, Kerala 695551, India
Dams
1 Day Treks
Forests

A dam-site with its beautiful tiny islands and a sanctuary with thick forest covers

Ponmudi Hill StationPonmudi Hill Station, Ponmudi, Kerala 695563
Mountain Peaks
Short Hikes

The golden peaks of Ponmudi with its year-round cool climate and amazing scenery.

SasthamparaVilappil, Kerala 695573, India
Hindu Temples
Mountain Peaks

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Shangumugham BeachShangumugham Beach, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Beaches
Sculptures

A place away from the city crowd which has many historical importance. White sand, serene atmosphere , street foods and all.

Sree Padmanabhaswamy TempleWest Nada, Fort, East Fort, Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695023, India
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Hindu Temples
Temple Festivals

The ancient temple with its billions of dollars of wealth, impeccable architecture and legends.

Thiruvananthapuram ZooKanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Kanaka Nagar, Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695001, India
Zoos
Parks

One of the oldest zoo in India, home to a large number of wild animals.

Varkala BeachVarkala Beach, Kerala
Beaches
Viewpoints
Cliffs

Also known as Papanasham Beach by its historical beliefs.Only place in Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea

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