Sankhumukham is a famous beach in Trivandrum City. The southern air command situated in Sankhumukham. Matsya Kanyaka is a famous status in Sankhumukham. Airshows are usually held in Sankhumukham. Thousands of people coming here day by day. It is grown as a tourist place in Trivandrum. Indian Coffee House is a majour landmark in the area.

Sankhumukham Beach

Matsya Kanyaka Statue

Indian Coffee House


Thozhuvancode is famous for the temple Thozhuvancode Temple. The unique feature of this temples that sets it apart from others is that no money is collected for the festival,and the poojarins donot accept dakshina.this is a very beautiful temple with unique sculptures and artistics which one can find no where else. This temple also has a beautiful garden with fountain.This temple is open to all,Hindus,Muslims,Christians..whatever may be your religion you are welcome.


Kowdiar is a posh residential area in Thiruvananthapuram city on the Vellayambalam - Peroorkada route. Kowdiar has direct road connections to Ambalamukku, Sasthamangalam and Nanthancode. The prominent landmark of Kowdiar is the Kowdiar Palace, which was the home of the late Maharaja Sree Chitra Thirunal Balarama Varma and his family. Kowdiar is also home to some of the major public properties in Thiruvananthapuram such as the Trivandrum Tennis Club, Trivandrum Womens Club and Golf Club. Jawahar Nagar is located near Kowdiar.

Kowdiar Road

Kowdiar Palace

Tennis Club

Golf Club


Apart from being the capital of India’s most literate and socially developed state. Thiruvananthapuram is a strategically important city in Southern India. Being the largest city in India’s deep south, it is important for both military logistics and civil aviation in the southern part of the country. It is the headquarters of the Southern Air Command(SAC) of the Indian Air Force. The city is very close to the international shipping route and East-West shipping axis. Also, it falls under the international air route. Due to the strategic importance of the city, the Indian Air Force authorities have planned to make an aerospace command in SAC. The plan for setting up a new "Tri-Service Command", which will integrate all the three forces under a single command, is also in the pipeline.
Being the Indian city with the closest air link to the small island-country of Maldives and also Sri Lanka, the city’s medical and health infrastructure caters to patients from both countries, especially Maldives. Exports of perishables and medicines from Trivandrum International Airport run to full capacity on everyday flights to Maldives and Sri Lanka because of this nearness. Thiruvananthapuram also provides a key link in movement of goods and passengers to and from southern Tamilnadu into Kerala, the state border being just 30 km away. The city is also important for people from around the world seeking help through Ayurveda medicine and therapy. Ayurveda resorts are coming up at a rapid pace along the International Beach of Kovalam and Varkala coast.


The most popular sports are Football and Cricket. Basketball, Badminton and Volleyball are also popular, mostly in schools. The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) is Head Quartered in Thiruvananthapuram. The HQ complex of KCA, have advance facilities including two practice turfs with nets, bowling machines, gymnasium with multi-gym and equipment for aerobic training, lecture hall and library, an astro-turf indoor coaching facility, fully furnished accommodation for coaches and players, a physiotherapy clinic, functional office facilities and guest rooms. KCA has decided to establish an international cricket stadium in the city suburbs.The Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium is a prominent football stadium and has hosted both national and international level matches. The University Stadium has hosted two international cricket matches. This stadium is under University of Kerala and is equipped with synthetic tracks for athletics games. The city also holds the Central stadium which has facilities for athletics, football, basketball, volleyball and cricket practice nets for upcoming cricketers. The Jimmy George Sports Complex, the GV Raja Sports School and Lakshmi Bhai National College for Physical Education (LNCPE) are the other major sports establishments in the city. The city also has a Golf Club, one of the oldest in India, and a Tennis Club (Trivandrum Tennis Club/TTC) both located at Kawdiar. The city fields two football clubs SBT-Thiruvananthapuram and Titanium, in the second division of the National Football League. The city also holds a fully equipped modern swimming pool located near the Jimmy George Sports Complex at Vellayambalam. Many state level and national level swimming competitions are held in this facility. It also holds coaching camps for people interested in learning swimming.