Thampanoor is a town situated near the Arabian Sea, in Thiruvananthapuram city in Kerala. The weather is pleasant throughout the year. The town is a major commercial centre and Trivandrum’s main bus stand and railway station are located in this area. The town is also recognized as the geographical
centre of the city.
Places to stay
Elisa international (Tariff –Rs. 1000), Arya Niwas hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Chaithram hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1000) are the hotels with good ambience and pocket friendly rates.
Malayalam is the official language here. Konkani, English, Hindi, Tamil, and Tulu are also spoken by some of the residents.
All major festivals of Kerala such as Onam (August-September), Attukal Pongola, Arattu, Chandanakudam Maholsavam (February), Gramam (Kerala village fair, January, Kovalam), and Nishagandhi dance and music festival, are celebrated with great fanfare and enthusiasm.
Places of interest
There are many tourist attractions in nearby Trivandrum. The renowned Kovalam beach is situated around 11 km from here.
How to Get There
Trivandrum Airport (7 km) is the nearest airport. A prepaid taxi or auto will help you reach the place easily.
Trivandrum Central railway station is situated in Thampanoor city. Trivandrum Pett Railway Station (2 km) is a nearby major station.
Central Bus Station or Thampanoor Bus Station is the main bus service with frequent busses to Thiruvananthapuram. It also serves as the headquarters of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation. The online bus ticket booking facility at Ticketgoose.com can save you a lot of time and energy.