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The name means ‘the place of the sacred serpent’ located on the seven hills so gorgeously placed with several places and unique buildings to indicate its heritage and ages of the Princely state. Previous, this place was the capital of Travancore and now is capital of Kerala. This district has an area of 2192km, surroundings and a tropical climate at the sea level, wherein summer are very hot. The pleasant season to visit will be the month of September to May. Being the district headquarters, Thiruvananthapuran has all government departments around and various local sight seeing spots such as Sree Padmanabha Swami temple, the Zoo, Art gallery, Planatorium and Shanmumugham Beach and more worthful places to visit.
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Basically, Kerala is surrounded by numerous beaches and one of the most wonderful beach resorts is Varkala, in this region. The nearby interesting spots are Janardhana swami temple & Sivagiri.
Neyyar Dam and wildlife
This spot is surrounded by wildlife sanctuary and filled with natures bliss around. The lake here has a dam named Neyyar and you have boating facilities here. Around this reservoir elephants are found often as this spot is of wildlife sanctuary. Moreover, after some kms of trek you have a splendered location of Meenmutty waterfalls and Kombaikani waterfalls on the upper reaches of this reservoir. A magnificent spot to step in to live.
This location is a exuberant spot on seashore picturesque. Waters blue are shallow and comfort enough to swim and the long stretches of beach sand are the natures bed to bathe with the sun is the major feature here.
The location is near Kovalam beach, where you get ayurvedic treatment.
Veli tourist village
This is a popular picnic spot that points the Veli Lagoon meets the Arabien Sea.
The wonderful location for the nature lovers and adventure tourists because this spot challenges trekking lovers. This hill resort is located at as altitude of 915m above the sea level.
The major water supply to the city is provided from here. This reservoir is encircled by garden and some picnic spots around for its visitor.
The Veli lagoon is amidst Thiruvananthapuram International airport and Thumka (vikram sarabhai space centre).
It is a prominent peak of the Western Ghats situated 1869 meters above the sea level. It is famous for sight seeing and for its ayurvadic herds and also a noted pilgrim centre for the Hindus.
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The erstwhile location talks about the historical background of the East Indian Company camped here in the year 1864 AD, for its first settlement, yet, those days English forts are still existing in remembrance of history.
How to get there
State owned Transport Corporation provides buses to all the major towns of kerala and Tamilnadu and also to the neighbouring states.
Rail route connectivity is made at ease to all the parts of the country from Thiruvananthapuram central railway station at Thambanoore.
The inertanational airports at Valiyathura provides flights to Cochin , Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Goa, Bombay and International flights to Colombo, Mali, Dubai, Abudhabi and Kuwait are the direct flights from here.