The largest city and capital of the state of Kerala is located on the western coast of India. A city referred by Mahatma Gandhi as the 'Evergreen city of India' is located on the southwestern tip of India which is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the west and Tamil Nadu on the east. Tourism, information technology and agriculture are the main sources of the economy here. Thiruvananthapuram is also a major destination for medical tourism due to the presence of abundant ayurvedic centers in and around the place. The name of the city has been derived from a Malayalam word 'Thir-anantha-puram' which basically means 'Abode of Lord Anantha'. This city is home to some of the most ancient and famous temples such as the Padmanabhaswamy Temple which takes you back to the 16th century is a temple of Lord Vishnu reclining on Ananth. It was built in the year 1745 by King Marthnanda Varma of the royal family of Travancore. Some of the other attractions such as the Napier Museum and the Sri Chitra Art Galley. This city is also very close and may also be called as the starting point to some of the most famous tourist spots like the beaches of Kovalam, backwaters of Poovar. Thiruvananthapuram is not only a city which is famous for their tourist spots but also it is regarded as one of the best cities to live in Kerala as well as India with a Tier-II classification given by the Government of India.
Pick any of the below Trivandrum tour packages to plan your first Trivandrum trip. You could also book your individual Trivandrum hotels, for a two to three nights stay in this city.