Shangumugham Beach, Trivandrum
Shangumugham Beach, Trivandrum - Address
Address: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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About Shangumugham Beach, Trivandrum
A good way to spend a couple of hours in the city, the Shangumugham Beach is perhaps the most popular beach in Trivandrum after Kovalam beach. The iconic 35 feet mermaid statue is not easy to miss and the beautiful park adjacent to the beach is perfect for children to run around.
Shangumughan Beach has loads to offer. During the Arattu Day, the idols form Padmanabhaswamy Temple are brought here by the royal family to wash them in the Sea and taken to the temple to commence the festival celebrations.
For tourists and locals, the beach is favoured for its calm atmosphere, serene waters and beautiful crimson sunsets which make it a favorite evening spot!
The ‘Star fish restaurant’ is a good place to drop by for a few snacks and coffee later.
Shangumugham Beach Information
- Visit the nearby Veli Tourist Village.
How To reach Shangumugham Beach by Public Transport
- Bus: at Sankumughom Bus Stop
- Hire an Auto-rickshaw.
- Hire a Taxi/ Cab.
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Shangumugham Beach, Trivandrum Reviews - Write a Review
Best family beach in the city. Good place to enjoy your evenings with your friends or family. Also can watch the sunset. There are restaurants, game centers and parks nearby. Well paved walk way and concentrate seats to sit. Parking space is available near the beach. Usually get crowded in the evenings especially on weekends.
Great place to visit. Morning before 9 and evening after 4.30 are the ideal time to visit. You can sit and enjoy the beauty of the sea and sunset. It's one of the longest beaches in Kerala. Nearby places, Sanghumugham Devi Temple, Indian Coffee House
Shangumugham is one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala. The calmness this wonderful beach gives is nonpareil compared to some other beaches in Trivandrum. One of the major reasons which contributes this is the less number of visitors on this beach. Shangumugham beach certainly have some class and beauty which is unrivaled. Getting here is extremely easy, as there are public and private transport buses operates to this beach regularly. You can also get here by the wonderful KSRTC Double Decker bus, which will give any one a wonderful experience.
Shankumugam is a lovely and good maintained beach in Thiruvananthapuram. This beach is usually crowded with all age groups. More rush will be on weekends. Area wise and look wise, this is one of the best in state. Best time to visit the place is evening (for sunset). High mast lights are available here, so we can enjoy the late night beauty of the Arabian sea.
One of the most popular and rushy beach in TVM. This place has its own vibe and scenic beauty. If you are a photographer you can get so many different portraits and seascapes pictures from this place.