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Thiruvananthapuram Travel Guide

State Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram Tourism City Guide

Thiruvananthapuram: "Evergreen city of India”

Thiruvananthapuram or more popularly Trivandrum, is a vibrant and bustling metropolis yet retaining the good old charm of yore. It’s long coastline is washed by the Arabian Sea. Till today Trivandrum carriers the distinctive flavour of its regal past. No wonder the history dates back the city to around 1000 BC. Mythically Thiruvananthapuram means "City of Lord Anantha" the serpent god upon whom Lord Padmanbha( Vishnu) reclines. This was the name given to the place in the year 1750, when it became the famed capital city of the iconic Marthanda Varma, the Raja of Travancore.
Modern Trivandrum as you will discover is a blend of ancient traditions with signs of rapid leaps into information technology. Yet it remains an out-and-out tourist destination. Thiruvananthapuram is all about verdant beaches, versatile Museums, ancient temples, stretches of famed backwaters, mouthwatering sea foods, sipping tender coconut water and shopping traditional knickknacks. Nothing gets better than this!

Our Thiruvananthapuram Travel Guide is an effort to make your travel to the enchanting Kerala capital. With our City Guide you will discover Trivandrum in a new light with detailed sections on How to Reach, Driving Directions, Road Maps, Attractions, Getaways, Accommodation, Useful facts et al.

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Pia Leppala
My sister's family is visiting the Kovalam area for four weeks. They would like to find a hotel with following facilities: - 2 rooms for a family of two adults and three children (aged 1,5-5) - a children's swimming pool - a restaurant with also Western
Posted on Thu, 7 May 2009 00:55:29

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