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Shankumugham Beach

Shankumugham Beach located in the western part of Thiruvananthapuram is located about 8 km from the city center. The beach is located close to Trivandrum International Airport. The beach has a long stretch of white sand and clean crystal water. Shanghumugham beach is an ideal place for picnic and relaxing and attracts many tourists with its serene environment. The beach is well known for its breathtaking sunset view which is such memorable moment whose beauty will refresh your mind. The beach is crowded during weekends and during festival celebration by the local and tourists.

Jalakanyaka a sculpture of a Mermaid by Kanayi Kunhiraman adds beauty to the beach. This giant statue is more than 35m long.Fishing is a major activity that can be seen in Shanghumugham Beach. Shankumugham Beach has military airport of the Southern Air Command of the Indian Air Force. There are various hotels and restaurants near the beach where one can enjoy the beach while relaxing.

How to Reach Shankumugham Beach

By Air– Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport from the Beach.

By Train– Thampanur railway station in Trivandrum located 15 km from Kovalam is the major head station of Southern Railways.

By Road– Trivandrum city the state capital is the nearest to the beach an has a good road connection with other cities of Kerala.

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Shankumugham Beach


By- Jaison Joseph (Wiki)

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