Family and Kids in Trivandrum

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Trivandrum? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Trivandrum, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Trivandrum.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Trivandrum for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Padmanabhaswamy Temple

    Family and Kids

    One of the most popular and richest temples in India, the Pandmanabhaswamy Temple is known for its number of devotees and its massive treasure unearthed in 2011. Perhaps the most mysterious of Indian temples, the Padmanabhaswamy temple still has vaults which are unknown to anyone but the royal family of Travancore and its controversies change with every story. On a spiritual note, the Temple is...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Poovar Island Resort

    Family and Kids

    If you want to experience Kerala in a nutshell, then head to the Poovar Island Resort. Located along the backwaters, the Poovar Island Resort offers accommodation with scenic views, lip-smacking food, and special Ayurvedic treatment packages- all under one roof! Stay in the rustic cottages overlooking the pristine backwaters, head for a rejuvenating massage to later dine at Tiffins (in house re...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

    Zoo, Bird Watching

    Spread across 55 acres, the Thiruvananthapuram zoo built in the 19th century is the oldest zoo in Asia and is home to more than 80 species of animals! Interact with the well-loved animals and admire their beauty as you walk through the greens or simply carry a camera to capture the animals in their regal best! From birds like Ostrich’s, Pelicans, Vultures to animals like White tiger,&nbs...Read more
  4. Amazing Trivandrum attraction for kids
    Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple

    Family and Kids

    The Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple is known for its unique Ganesh Idol who has his right knee folded and is in the seated position. The black colored building of the temple with accents of gold stand out amidst the hustle bustle of the street and is known for being crowded during the auspicious days in India. Do carry a husked coconut here and break it near the idol- a loved ritual here. This si...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Napier Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Napier Museum building is just as interesting as the exhibits showcased inside. The beautiful 19th century architecture of the building with gothic elements and natural air-conditioning technique makes it a famous landmark in Trivandrum. The exhibits showcase a rare collection of archaeological artifacts including ancient bronze idols, ornaments, carved Ivory art pieces and a temple chariot...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Trivandrum
    Shangumugham Beach

    Beach, Park

    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...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple

    Family and Kids

    2000 years old, the Sree Janardhan Swamy Temple is a favorite tourist spot for its sheer history. The temple faces the Papanasam beach which adds to its spiritual ambience. The main Idol of the temple is of Vishnu’s avatar- Janardhana Swamy. Do notice the conical Copper dome and square shaped pavilion with exquisite wooden carvings of the Navgrahas (9 planets).An ancient inscription datin...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Attukal Temple

    Family and Kids

    The Attukal Temple is a part of the Guinness book of World Records for the largest women gathering festival in the world and is popular for its annual ‘Pongal’ festival which is unique as the rituals are don’t only by women. Legends tell the story of the Goddess Bhagwathy appearing in front of an old man of a reputable family as a small girl. The man helped the small girl cros...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Shri Chitra Art Gallery

    Family and Kids

    Opened in the 1930’s, Shri Chitra Art Gallery is more of an art museum. The place has some of the oldest and popular paintings from famous personalities in kerala. No matter what side of art you want to see- ancient murals or modern trending works of regional artists, the place offers the best of both worlds. Highlights include: Century old painting of Raja Ravi Varma. Four hundred year ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Puthenmalika Palace

    Family and Kids

    Putenmalika, better known as Kuthiramalika and ‘Horse Palace’ is located in the royal area of Trivandrum near the Padmanabhaswamy Temple. The name ‘Horse Palace’ is synonym with the place for its 122 horses carved in the building which embellish the southern roof of the palace. The Palace was constructed in a short 4 years by 5000 workers! Highlights include: Independen...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Sarwaa Specialty Shop

    Family and Kids

    An eclectic lifestyle shop at the heart of the city, Sarwaa is popular among tourists and locals alike for its traditional taste and modern designs. Whether you want to shops for jewelry, books and stationary, art pieces, lanterns, show pieces or simply want to shop for clothes, the place has it all! When in Trivandrum, do try their special organic products including beauty buys and food items....Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram

    Family and Kids

    Yoga is synonym to India and Sivanada Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram offers one of the most intense Yoga experiences ever! The ashram was built in1959 by Swami Vishnudevananda and covers an area of 12 acres of lush green land. The ashram is perfect if you want to take a holistic experience and truly synchronize your physical, mental, and emotional personalities. The courses are handles by well...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Veli Tourist Village

    Family and Kids

    The Veli tourist village center is located close to the airport and is an ideal place for having a small picnic, boating, and to enjoy a relaxing view of the Arabian Sea. Highlights include a floating café, children’s park, speedboat/boating in the Veli lake and a swimming pool. Tourists love coming to Veli because of its majestic scenic beauty and the various local markets that ar...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Mitra Hermitage Ayurvedic

    Family and Kids

    A visit to Kerala without an Ayurvedic massage is an incomplete experience. Take a day to indulge in the Ayurvedic goodness so intrinsic and ancient to India, it will take you back in time. The holistic experience includes diagnosis by qualified Ayurvedic doctors and their recommended treatment offered here. The place offers treatments for physical as well as mental health and well being and is...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Chowara Beach

    Beach

    Located close to Kovalam Beach, the Chowara Beach is devoid of any urbanization as compared to other beaches in Trivandrum. The brown sand, blue waters and the coastal palm and coconut trees all add to its grace and offer the perfect ambience for the peace-seeking traveler. You can see boats along the coast and fisherman who are busy at work- a small peek into the rural like of Kerala. Watching...Read more