Trivandrum is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Trivandrum one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Trivandrum is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Trivandrum or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Trivandrum. Explore the historical monuments of Trivandrum with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Trivandrum guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Trivandrum page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Trivandrum landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Trivandrum.
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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 ido...
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Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695023
08:30 am - 05:30 pm
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 b...
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Nanthancodu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Built during the late 19th century by Sree Moolam Thirunal, the Kanakakunnu Palacewas used to entertain guests of The Royal family of Travancore. The palace is known for its iconic red-colored building with classic Travancore facades, beautiful royal furniture, and chandeliers which light up the whole place and give it its authentic charm.
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Sathram Junction, Nedumangad, Pazhavadi, Nedumangad, Kerala 695541
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Koyikkal Palace is a 16th century palace located 15 kilometers from Trivandrum. The Palace is known for its classic layout, design true to the Travancore style and is a hotspot for Archaeology buffs as its accommodates a Folklore museum and a Numismatics museum. The museums contain some of the rarest collections around the world.
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Kowdiar Gardens, Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695003
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Royalty in India is not uncommon and even though a small city, Trivandrum adores the Kowdiar Palace. The palace was built in the early 20th century and gifted by Sri Moolam Thirunaal to Sethu Parvati Bayi. The palace is the functional home of the Travancore royal family and is restricted for Public visits. The palace has more than 150 rooms inside!...
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Mar Ivanios College Rd, Nalanchira, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695015
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
A beautiful church built in the 17th century when the Portuguese where an intrinsic part of South India, the Malankara Church is easy to spot as you travel around Thiruvananthapuram. The Church instills a serene environment and intricate interiors to complement its beauty.
A must during your sojourn in Trivandrum, the church is perfect for a small stroll.
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NH 47, PMG, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695004
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The beautiful white church of Loudes Forane Church is noticeable to anyone who passes by. The church is known for its serene atmosphere and intricate wood interiors which frame the gorgeous alter. The gallery on the second floor of the church along with the arched doors adds to its charm. In Kerala, where peace and brotherhood are part of the cultu...
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Vizhinjam Police Station, Vizhinjam-Kovalam, Kerala 695521
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Built in the 18th century, the Rock Cave temples are located in the village of Vizhinjam. The temple is unfinished and probably is the reason why it still holds its unique charm in its rock-cut idols and beautiful rock carvings.
The idol of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is engraved here and is the highlights of the temple.