The city of Thiruvananthapuram which was previously known as Trivandrum is the largest city and the capital of the state of Kerala in the country, India. This city is located in the western coastal region south near the mainland. Mahatma Gandhi first referred to this city as the "Evergreen City" and now it is recognized by this name all over the world. Over the years, this city has been considered as one of the best places to stay in Kerala. The currency accepted for transactions in Thiruvananthapuram is the Indian Rupee INR.
Most of the places to visit in this city are historic depicting the rich culture of the state in ancient times. One of the must-see places for tourists is the . This is one of the oldest temples in India and also one of the nominees for the 7 wonders of the world. For people who love visiting historic places, they can visit the , the Ramanayar Palace museum and the Kuthiaramallikka Palace. Other historic monuments and places to visit are the Kerala Government Secretariat, the , Shanghumukham and Kovalam Beaches and the Legislature Museum.
For tourists, one of the best and cheapest ways to in the city is through the local bus services provided by the authorities of Thiruvananthapuram. Private as well as Public services are available at different rates. For an AC bus travel for the city tour costs around 40 INR and without AC costs 10 INR. Auto-rickshaw services are also available charging customers 12 INR for the first kilometer and for every increasing kilometer, the price rises by 7 INR which is very cheap. Private taxi services charge their customers a minimum of 65 INR for the first kilometer and it rises by 7.50 INR for every increasing kilometer. Other than these, bicycles are one of the best ways to travel across the city and tourists can even opt for walking to get across the city.
The city has one major airport called the for receiving its passengers and tourists. Most of the people visit from Singapore Sir Lanka, Maldives, etc. to Thiruvananthapuram. For places outside India, the cheapest flight fares begin from 29856 INR and for Indian states, the best and cheapest prices for a flight to Thiruvananthapuram begins from 2465 INR.
The local people living in Thiruvananthapuram have two major languages namely Malayalam and English and most of the people know it fluently. Some of the people even know Tamil, Tulu, Hindi, Konkani, Urdu, and Telugu. So communication wouldn't be much of a problem for tourists with the locals.
Thiruvananthapuram is known for its diverse range of cuisines such Appam and Puttu which is served with delicious Kadhala Curry and rice. Tourists should even try their Dosa with their famous Kerala Sambar, Idiyappam and the famous Thiruvananthapuram Prawn Curry and Fish Curry.
Some of the best places for tourists to stay in Thiruvananthapuram include the which is a luxurious 5-star hotel offering a one night stay beginning from 6318 INR. is a 3-star hotel offering their customers a one night stay at the best and cheap price of just 2414 INR. is another luxurious 5-star hotel by Sparsa which offers tourists a one night stay for just 5350 INR which is the best and affordable cheap price for any individual.