An architectural splendour, the
Napier Museum combines traditional Kerala style with the Chinese and
Mughal influences much evident in its architecture.
19th century English architect, Chisholm, designed the building, which
houses a rare collection of archaoelogical and historical artifacts.
The museums are open from Tuesdays
to Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4.45 p.m. On Wednesdays, the museum opens
only at 1 p.m.
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