Kerala 'Gods Own Country' Nestled lovingly within the lap of nature, bedecked by the Western Ghats and more essentially by the backwaters and crisscrossing rivers that make the lifeblood of its history, culture and heritage. A long shoreline, with internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches and a rich cultural heritage make this district a much sought after tourist destination.
Trivandrum, the capital of the Kerala and the headquarters of the district, is well connected by air, rail and road. Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, the Kanakakkunnu Palace, the Observatory, the Science and Technology Museum, the Government Secretariat, the Kowdiar Palace, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, the Tagore Centenary theatre the museum , Kovalam beach, Vizhinjam harbor and zoo are some of the tourist attractions in the city. Sree Chitra Art Gallery with its rich collection of exquisite paintings, is another attraction.
Kerala is one of the Ten Paradises of the World "National Geographic Traveller".