Friday, October 16, 2009

Aruvikkara Trivandrum Tourist Spot

Aruvikkara Dam-Trivandrum

Aruvikkara is about 16 kms. north of Trivandrum. Gifted with lavish scenic beauty, the place has an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, at the edge of a cool river. Devotees feed the sacred fishes in the stream, which are so tamed that they take food almost direct from their hands. Near the temple there is picturesque water fall. The river has been dammed u to form a reservoir. This Aruvikkara dam is a very beautiful place and ideal for picnics. This reservoir supplies water to Trivandrum city in every season.

Pulayanarkotta: This beauty spot is 8 kms. north west of Trivandrum is near Veli Lake. A fine reserve forest and a TB Sanatorium are here. The place, it is believed was once the seat of a powerful Adivasi King.

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