Trivandrum is a bustling metropolis located in the state of Kerala. It is, by far, the largest city in Kerala with nearly 1 million inhabitants! It is a city built on seven hills near on the western shore of India. It is the capital of Kerala so visitors here will be able to see many of the local government buildings. There are many attractions available to those who choose to travel to Trivandum destinations include, Kovalam beach, Sanghumukham Beach, Napier museum and Zoo, Agasthyarkoodam peak, Neyyar Wild life sanctuary and Neyyar Dam, Kuthira Malika palace, Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple, Ponmudi, Poovar, and Varkala Cliffs.
Interested in Martial Arts? The CVN Kalari at East Fort is a well-known center for training in Kerala's indigenous martial art - the Kalaripayattu. The Margi center offers training in many of Kerala's traditional arts including Kathakali.
Mahatma Ghandi once referred to Trivandrum as the “Evergreen City of India” for its temperate climate. The best time to visit Trivandrum is between October and February, the perfect time for beach vacations. February to May is summer, which is very hot and humid while June to September is the monsoon season. The second rainy season, the North-East monsoon, is equally strong and occurs during the months of October and November.
Every year Trivandrum offers cultural celebrations during its festival of Onam. There are many fun activities and several of the city centers really come alive during this festival. Onam is a 10 day festival and experience enjoyed by all.