Kerala's capital, Trivandrum, fringed by the Arabian Sea in the west is an ideal destination decorated with long sandy beaches, wooded highlands, picturesque shorelines and other sights of rich cultural significance. These 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.There are many things to do in Trivandrum.
One can pay a visit to the plethora of awe-striking beaches in the city namely Hawa Beach, Kovalam beach, Shangumukham Beach and Varkala. 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. Apart from these tourist sights, one can also flock to the Neyyar Dam and Wildlife Sanctuary, Vizhinjam Rock-Cut Cave and Veli Tourist Village. Not only are these places significant but they also offer a multitude of activities for tourists to indulge in such as Boat rides, rock climbing, trekking, elephant rides and wildlife safaris.