Sunday, February 27, 2011

Aruvikkara














Aruvikkara is a famous pilgrim center and tourist spot, situated at a distance of 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram city. A rock-shrine dedicated to 'Bhagavathi,' the divine embodiment of female power, is highly revered by the local people. It is situated on the banks of the Karamana River. The picturesque picnic spot, Aruvikkara Dam, is a major attraction of this place. The Durga Temple on the bank of the river has a stream full of fish that fearlessly come close to the shore to be fed by the visitors. Aruvikkara dam supplies water to Thiruvananthapuram city. The nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport and Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station.
Online Train time in Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Location of Aruvikkara (Satellite view)

Aruvikkara Dam





Aruvikkara Dam is located in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. It is built across the Karamana River and is around 16 km north of Thiruvananthapuram city. The dam supplies water to Thiruvananthapuram city.
A temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga, is a major attraction nearby. Near the temple there is a small stream full of fish, which fearlessly come close to the edge of the water to be fed by the visitors.
Buses from Nedumangad, Peroorkada and East Fort ply to the dam site. The nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport and Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station.

Online Train time in Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Location of Aruvikkara Dam (Satellite view)