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Vizhinjam

Altitude : 35m above sea level

Tourist Season : October to March

Clothing : Cotton Clothes

Temperature : Min. 20 c - Max. 35 c

Location: Latitude : 10 00' N Longitude : 76 25' E

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport

Nearest Railway Station: Trivandrum

Vizhinjam is a coastal Town in Thiruvananthapuram city. This town is situated on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram City Centre. The areas in and around Vizhinjam are known for its ayurvedic treatment centers and internationally acclaimed beach resorts.

Vizhinjam International Seaport is a deepwater shipping hub which is in the initial stage of development. Vizhinjam port has very high importance from this point of view. Vizhinjam is a natural port, which is located close to the international ship route. During the recent years, there has been an increase in container traffic in ports of India. The Vizhinjam Port is being set up as a prestege project in this background.

Vizhinjam has a beautiful beach which was previously a centre for trade. Several European countries have business relations with Vizhinjam. Vizhinjam has several ayurvedic treatment centres that attract innumerable visitors round the year. Vizhinjam is famous for its rock temple. The outer wall of the cave depicts half-complete reliefs of the Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvathi. the cave was unnoticed for several years.

Vizhinjam in is easily accessible from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport which takes about 12 kilometers. Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Vizhinjam. November till March is the best months to visit the Vizhinjam Beach area. Vizhinjam is a natural port, which is located close to the international ship route. Vizhinjam is a major fishing centre. Fishing boats and fishermen are a common in Vizhinjam beach.

Vizhinjam Beach was previously a business district for the Europeans, Portuguese and the Dutch who engaged in a commercial trade with the native kings of the ancient time. Vizhinjam is a beautiful coastal town set within the Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. The vicinity areas of Vizhinjam are home to several Ayurvedic treatment centers that attract innumerable visitors round the year.

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