one of the most beautiful and famous beaches in South India,
is the best place for relaxation. It has three different beaches
of which the Lighthouse beach is the most famous
beach. Ayurvedic treatment especially during monsoon
is another attraction of Kovalam.
How to reach
The nearest airport is Trivandrum, which is 16 Kms from Kovalam.
The nearest railway station is Trivandrum. Kovalam is easily accessible
Excursions from Kovalam
Kanykumari and Trivandrum
southern most tip of India, Kanyakumari is the
point where the three mighty water bodies, the
Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean converge. The
famous Vivekananda Rock memorial amidst the turbulent
sea is a major attraction. Kanyakumari is famous for its spectacular
sunrise and sunset views and the Devi Temple.
Enroute to Kanyakumari 40 Kms away is the majestic old palace famous
for its 17th and 18th century murals, carved mahogany ceiling, coloured
mica windows, secret underground passages, inner
courtyards, durbar hall, museum,
four poster medicinal bed, Begian mirrors,
Granite dance halls and special lac shiny floors
made of a unique combination of egg white, jaggery, lime, burnt
coconut, charcol and river sand. The palace is built in the traditional
Travancore architectural style.
Enroute to Kanyakumari, it is another famous attraction - The Sthanumalaya
temple which is a popular pilgrim centre.
the temple also houses an emporium of art treasures from various
periods in history.
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