It’s Weekend! Are you going to spend this weekend by sitting in your room? Step out from your room so that you will realize, the world is very big outside where you can visit many places for each and every weekend. When you visit different locations you will get to know various cultures and habitat. Hence, for this weekend plan your trip to Thiruvananthapuram. Thiruvananthapuram is also called as Trivandrum which is the largest city in Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram was derived from Malayalam/Tamil word ‘Thiru’, ‘anantha’ and ‘puram’ that means it is the City of Lord Anantha. Trivandrum is the official name of Thiruvananthapuram. It is the major IT hub in India, nearly 70% of the software exports are from Thiruvananthapuram. Some of the interesting destinations in this region are as follows;
Kanakakkunnu Palace – Kanakakkunnu Palace was constructed by the King Sree Moolam Thirunal in the year 1885. It is considered as one of the heritage monuments by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage and is located near the Napier Museum. All India Dance Festival will be celebrated here by Department of Tourism in the month of October.
Padmanabhaswamy Temple – It is the temple of Lord Vishnu that is located inside the East Fort in Trivandrum. Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the world’s richest temple that reflects the blend of Keralan and Dravidian styles architecture. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is one of the 108 holy temples (Divya Desams) of India. The main idol of this temple Sree Padmanabhaswamy is placed on the stone slab which is 18 feet long that can be viewed from three different doors.
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo – Trivandrum Zoo is 55 acres zoo that consists of woodland, lakes, and lawns. It is one of the oldest zoos in India and Asia. Some of the animals that are kept in this zoo are a lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri langur, Indian rhinoceros, Asiatic lion, royal Bengal tiger, white tiger, leopard, elephants, giraffes, hippos, zebras and cape buffaloes.
Hence, these are some of the must-visit places in Trivandrum. One can happily spend their weekend in this colorful city. So, book your bus ticket at TicketGoose’s Superbus, where you can travel in luxury coaches at an affordable price. To have a safe trip, book your bus tickets at ticketgoose.com.