Thiruvananthapuram which was previously called Trivandrum, is an ancient city with tradition dating back to 1000 BC. Thiruvananthapuram derives its name from the deity at the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, which is the most recognisable icon of the city, nearly 2000 years old.
The city has grown as a tourist and commercial centre, with the International airport becoming the main gateway into Kerala.
Accomodation, Arts and Culture information, Tourist Desk, Photo Gallery, Business, Public Utilities and facility to list your homestay are available with this website.
The city is characterized by its undulating terrain of low coastal hills with narrow winding lanes and busy commercial alleys. The best season to visit Thiruvananthapuram is during September to May.
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