It is the capital city of Kerala and the headquarters of the Thiruvananthapuram district. This place is also popular with families and students. Trivandrum was once a part of the Travancore Kingdom with its capital at Padmanabhapuram. Trivandrum, like Kochi has many historical monuments and commercial shopping complexes. Most of the historical buildings speak about the grandeur of the Travancore Royal Family. Trivandrum is also popular as a medical tourist destination as it is one of the cleanest cities in India. Trivandrum has many internationally famous beaches like the Kovalam Beach and the Varkala Beach. Some of the other interesting places to see in Trivandrum include the Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Napier Museum, Kanakakkunu Palace, the Science and Technology Museum, the Kowdiar Palace, St Joseph’s Cathedral, Thiruvananthapuram zoo, and the Happy land Amusement Park. You can look into our school tour packages to kerala to know more about these historical monuments.