Anchuthengu Tourism

Anchuthengu ("Five Coconut Palms"), formerly known as Anjengo or Anjenga, is a coastal town in the Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. The town contains old Portuguese-style churches, a lighthouse, a 100-year-old convent and school, tombs of Dutch and British sailors and soldiers, and the remains of the Anchuthengu Fort. Kaikara village, the birthplace of the famous Malayalam poet Kumaran Asan, is located nearby. Temples in the area are Sree Bala Subrahmanya Swami Kshethram and Parambil Sree Bhadrakali Yogeeshwara Kshethram. Anchuthengu is about 36 kilometers (22 mi) north of Thiruvananthapuram. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport. Kadakkavur Railway Station is 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) away.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Anchuthengu in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Anchuthengu like a local. After your splendid visit to Anchuthengu, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Kollam. Take a short trip from Anchuthengu and set some time aside to explore the Kollam. Dotted with places like Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Tangasseri Lighthouse; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Anchuthengu, you'll have to take a flight to Kollam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Anchuthengu.

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  • Know the pollution level of Anchuthengu before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.38 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 51.27 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.37 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.47 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.32 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 77.63 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.53 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 44.83 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Anchuthengu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Anchuthengu.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.18 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.69 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.53 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.19 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 30.1 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.55 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.02 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.12 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.65 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.19 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.19 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.73 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Anchuthengu is 139.64 (High)

    • Safety Index 67 (High)
    • Climate Index 64.78 (High)
    • Pollution Index 54.71 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.88 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 20.37 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.52 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.55 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 67.84 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Anchuthengu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 19.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 37.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 25.85 USD

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