Ponmudi is located 61km north east of Trivandrum, it was
a charming hill resort. The idyllic health resort known
for its bracing climate, tea plantations and scenic splendor.
The deep forest trails are ideal for hiking and trekking.
* Thiruvananthapuram Rural
This is known for the Sree Janardhana Swami temple, which
is one of the seven important Vaishnavite shrines in the
Country. It is also called as 'Southern Varanasi'. Other
important shrine is Sivagiri Mutt. Varkala is the site
of the Samadhi of Shri Narayana Guru the famous social
and religious reformer. The Ashram founded by the Guru
is situated in the midst of beautiful surroundings.
This is located in Trivandrum district, from 32km.Boating
facilities are available at the reservoir. There is also
a Lion Safari Park and a Crocodile Farm. The sanctuary
has a rich variety of birds and animals.
It is located 12km south of Trivandrum and is regarded
as one of the finest beach resorts of the world and also
one of the best tourist resorts in this place. It is a
fine sea-bath resort on the out skirts of Trivandrum.
A shallow picturesque bay affords a convenient spot for
safe and enjoyable sea and sunbathing. The famous Health
and Yoga Centre provides Kerala's Ayurvedic treatment
and has become an important tourist attraction for Indians
as well as foreigners. Good accommodation facilities are
3km from Kovalam, Vizhinjam is small State annexed in
1415 Maharaja Veer Kerala Varma of Travancore, was the
first Dutch settlement and port. Vizhinjam is fast developing
as a fishing harbor with a boat building yard, ice plant,
and Jetty for mechanist boats.
This is located in Trivandrum district, 18km from Trivandrum
enroot Nagercovil on the banks of river Neyyar. Neyyattinkara
is very much associated with Royal family of Travancore.The
maiden near the temple is known after Swadeshebhimani
Ramakrishna Pillai, a powerful writer and editor, born
The southern end of Kerala famous for Sri.Mahadeva temple.
This is located in 49 kms from Trivandrum, Kilimanur an
ancient town and the seat of Royal family having Matrimonial
alliances with the Travancore Royal family. The famous
artist Raja Ravi Varma belonged to the Kilimanur Royal
A small narrow Island lying between the Anjango lake and
Arabian Sea, called "Angengo" is historical.
The whole Island is cultivated with Coconut trees and
is an important centre Christian Fisherman. Kaikara, a
village close by, is the birth place Mahakavi Kumaranasan.
is located in Thiruvananthapuram district. Tropical Bottanical
Garden and Research Institute is in Palode.
This is located in Thiruvananthapuram district. Vikram
Sarabhai Space Centre is at Thumba. The Thumba Equatorial
Rocket Launching station was set up in 1969.