Thiruvananthapuram Capital Of Kerala State

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Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala.It is formerly known as Trivandrum,located at the southwestern tip of India.Thiruvananthapuram is the gateway to kerala,one of the most beautiful Indian state.Kerala affords a fascinating experience.Kerala stretching along the southern coast of the country,with the backwaters reaching deep into the verdant countryside.Thiruvananthapuram district is bounded by the Arabian Sea on the west and Tamil Nadu on the east.The wooded highlands on the western ghats in the eastern and northeastern borders give Thiruvananthapuram some of the most enchanting picnic spots.A long shoreline, with internationally renowned beaches, historic monuments, backwater stretches and a rich cultural heritage makes this district a much sought after tourist destination. Thiruvananthapuram is an ancient city with trading tradition dating back to 1000 BC.The city of the Thousand - headed Anatha, the holy serpent on which Lord Vishnu reclines.
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