They could be more known as the capital city of Kerala. Nevertheless, there are some worthy places to be visited during your trip to Kerala. Napier Museum and the Botanical Garden around them is a must-do thing as they could be most accessible if vacationing along with the family and kids. Quite adjacent to them is situated the Kanakakunnu Palace, which conducts numerous and watchable cultural events. Padmanabhaswamy Temple located in the city is an architectural wonder besides being embellished in gold platted covering at its sanctum. Trivandrum, being the southernmost district of Kerala possesses its bunch of beaches, shares borders with the neighbouring state and is guarded by the Western Ghats on the other side. So, if wishing to explore its hills, tourists may try to include Ponmudi Hills and Agastyakoodam in their itinerary. Otherwise, the most popular beaches are Shangumukham, Kovalam, Veli and Varkala Beach. Among these, the most popular shores would be those at Kovalam and Varkala. When the former features an adorable lighthouse, there is an iconic rock cliff at the latter. Art lovers are going to great time when dropping over to the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, as it houses the magnificent works of celebrated artist Raja Ravi Varma.