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Taj Hotels
Taj Residency , Ernakulam
Taj Residency , Calicut
KTDC Hotels
Bolgatty Palace ,Cochin
Hotel Samudra,Kovalam
Mascot Hotel , Trivandrum
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala. The wooded highlands on the Western Ghats in the eastern and northeastern borders give Thiruvananthapuram some of the most enchanting picnic spots. A long shoreline, with internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches and a rich cultural heritage make it a much sought after tourist destination.
SRI PADMANABHASWAMI TEMPLE : The temple, located near the bus stand at East Fort, is the city's most impressive landmark. Its 7 stored Gopuram built in the 16th Century is one of the finest specimens of traditional South Indian temple architecture which reflects the Kerala influence. The temple corridors are lined with 368 sculpted stone pillars. Beautiful murals and ornamentation adorn the walls. The Maharaja of Thiruvithamcur renovated Temple in 1733. Only Hindus can enter the temple, wearing dhoti in a certain style
VELI TOURIST VILLAGE : This picnic spot, where the Veli Lake meets the Arabian Sea, offers boating facilities. Pedal boats and paddleboats can be hired to explore the charms of the lagoon in a leisurely manner. For a quick ride over the waters, speedboats are available for hire. Children enjoy climbing over the huge sculptures which dot the landscape.
SANKUMUGHAM BEACH : This palm-fringed beach near the airport, with its indoor recreation club and children's traffic training park is fine for an outing-though not for swimming.
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KOVALAM : A beautiful, curving, palm-fringed beach of golden sands and safe bathing have made India's major beach resort. It is an internationally known holiday destination. This natural bay is a safe sea-pool free from high waves and surges - ideal for swimming, surfing and skiing. The more adventurous can ride out into the sea on a catamaran. Besides the ITDC's luxury hotel complex, several other hotels have sprung up on the hillsides overlooking the beach, taking advantage of the Kovalam boom.
Among the many other attractions here are water sports, a theatre that stages traditional Kathakali dance dramas, a yoga center and facilities for traditional oil bathing and massages according to the ancient Kerala Ayurveda system
NAPIER MUSEUM : Built in the 19th century, the indo - saracenic structure boasts a "natural" Air-conditioning system and houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. The use of plastic is banned in the museum premises. Sree Chithra Art Gallery Located near the Napier Museum. This are gallery displays select paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich and exquisite works from the Rajput, Mughal and Tanjore schools of Art in India.
CHOWRA BEACH : The soft white sand is what that draws visitors to this beach and it is ideal for beach volleyball. Many catamarans dot the long stretch of beach; a country fishing boat, which is three logs tied together in the shape of a boat.
PONMUDI : A must on every tourist itinerary during their Kerala travel, Ponmudi is a picturesque hill station of Kerala. A mere one and a half hour's road journey separates the beaches of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) from the invigorating climate of Ponmudi Hills. The name Ponmudi in Malayalam means golden crown. On the way to Ponmudi, the thick tropical forest greets one at the foot of the Ponmudi hill range. The road passes under a canopy of thickly matted foliage. The forest recedes gradually giving way to neatly clipped tea bushes.
POOVAR : Poovar is a small Island located very near to capital of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram. Its patrons refer to Poovar as “Heaven on Earth”. Poovar is a unspoilt and miraculously unexplored place, With beautiful beaches and bright sun always shinning, sun lovers can always be seen soaking themselves up. Poovar is truly a window into paradise.