Thiruvananthapuram is distinguished by its British colonial architecture and many art galleries. It's also home to Puthenmalika Palace, adorned with carved horses and displaying collections related to the Travancore royal family.

Kovalam Beach

fine beach

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

17th century

Kuthira Malika

1846 palace

Kottur Elephant Rehab Centre

elephants, wildlife

Napier Museum

art, natural history

Agasthyamalai

hills, waterfall, wildlife

Meenmutty Falls

wildlife, falls

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

82 species

Kanaka Kunnu Palace

1885 palace

Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary

tiger, elephants

Vazhvanthol Water Falls

small falls

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

over 400 species