Thiruvananthapuram, also known as Trivandrum, apart from being known as the capital of Kerala is an ideal destination decorated with long sandy beaches, wooded highlands, picturesque shorelines and other sights of rich cultural significance. Places to visit in Thiruvananthapuram include a cluster of Victorian museums of glorious authentic architecture, pagoda-shaped buildings, red-tiled roofs and narrow winding lanes. This place is a perfect amalgamation of attractive landscapes and an intriguing history and culture.
In order to take a peep into Kerala’s rich heritage, a visit to Kuthiramalika or Puthenmalika Palace Museum, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Napier Museum, the Kanakakunnu Palace and Padmanabhaswamy Temple is ideal. One can pay a visit to the plethora of awe-striking beaches in the city namely Hawa Beach, Kovalam beach, Shangumukham Beach and Varkala. One can also flock to the Neyyar Dam and Wildlife Sanctuary, Vizhinjam Rock-Cut Cave and Veli Tourist Village that offer a multitude of activities for one to indulge in.
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