Holidays to Trivandrum, the capital of the Indian state of Kerala, are a must for every visitor to India. Trivandrum is world-renowned as India’s evergreen city.
Trivandrum as a holiday destination is the home to sandy beaches, historic monuments and must see backwaters. It has a rich cultural heritage that's waiting to be discovered. Tourists visit Trivandrum for its amazing sights and attractions but predominantly for its beaches, so check out our amazing deals on flights and holidays to Trivandrum from Ireland.
Trivandrum enjoys a sublime climate all-year, which is why it's such a popular holiday destination.
There are plenty of top notch sights and attractions, including Kanakakunnu Palace, Napier Museum, and the Observatory. Kanakakunnu Palace is a famous palace in Trivandrum. It was built during the Travancore King’s reign and you can find it next to Napier Museum. This historic palace still retains its splendour and a trip here will open your eyes to this Indian city’s rich heritage.
After a tour of Kanakakunnu Palace, make sure to visit Napier Museum. Napier Museum is an art and history museum, which houses spectacular pieces including ivory carvings, ancient ornaments and some other rare collections.
You will also find the Zoological Garden in the museum grounds. It is believed to be India’s oldest Zoological Garden, which dates back to 1857. It is a fascinating place to visit during your holiday in Trivandrum.
The Observatory is one of Trivandrum’s most visited attractions and it's located on a hill directly opposite Kanakakunnu Palace. In the past, the observatory was used as a place where the Travancore Royal Family entertained their guests. The observatory offers visitors panoramic views of Trivandrum.
A trip to Kowdiar Palace should definitely be on your to-visit list. Kowdiar Palace is known as the official Travancore Royal Family residence and the palace has great sentimental and historical importance for the people of Trivandrum.
Take your pick from some of the most beautiful beaches that are located here in Trivandrum, including Hava Beach to Varkala Beach, which is one of the most secluded beaches in this Indian city.
On the tropical Poovar Island, enjoy the golden sands and the swaying coconut palms. This island is without a doubt – paradise. Make the most of your time on Poovar Island and take a cruise along the backwaters of this tranquil island.
Trivandrum is a gem of a holiday destination. If you're looking for sun, sea and sand with a mix of cultural and traditional Trivandrum attractions around every corner, get here soon and see what all the fuss is about.
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