Beema Palli is a mosque situated on the coast, nearly 5 kms south of
Thiruvananthapuram city. The shrine is dedicated to Beema Beevi, a pious
muslim lady believed to have divine powers.
mosque is visited by devotees of all religions. The ten-day
Chandanakudam Festival, which starts on the first of jama dul Akbar
(March- April) of the Hijra year, attracts thousands of pilgrims.
The devotees bring earthen pots (kudams) filled with coins as offerings.
These pots are coated with sandal wood paste (chandanam). Hence the name
Prime Attractions of Trivandrum
The Aaranmula Boat Race is staged each year in the
scenic village of Aaranmula in August/ September. This river carnival is
part of the Aaranmula Temple festival. more..
Varkala is a sea side resort, as well as an important
Hindu centre of pilgrimage. High cliffs with rich mineral springs rise
majestically from the coastline. The 2,000 year old Janardana Swamy
Temple and the Nature Centre are the two main attractions here