Nishagandhi festival 2020, Place : Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Venue : Nishagandhi Theatre, Kanakakunnu palace compound, Thiruvananthapuram
Date : January 20th to 26th
Nishagandhi festival is an art and cultural extravaganza held at Nishagandji open air theatre in Thiruvananthapuram, in the state of Kerala, South India. Nishagandhi dance festival usually comes in January every year. Renowned artists will perform their artistic talents there. You can experience the real charm of Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri and musical jugulbandhi from here. Also special Kathakali mela will be held as a part of this enchanting festival. The festival is organized by Kerala tourism department, Govt of Kerala.
For more details, Contact Address :
Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala
Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India – 695 033
Tourist Information toll free No:1-800-425-4747
For programme schedule Click here: https://www.keralatourism.org/latestfromkeralatourism/nishagandhi_dance_festival_20-26_january_2020.pdf
For Kathakali programme schedule Click here: https://www.keralatourism.org/latestfromkeralatourism/Nishagandhi%20Dance%20Festival%202020%20Kathakali%20Mela.pdf
Famous Places to Visit in Trivandrum
Kuthiramalika (Puthenmalika) Palace Museum
Located near to Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum built by Maharaja Swathi Balarama Varma, displays valuable collections of royal family.Kuthiramalika museum is also an exemplary example of traditional Travancore-style architecture.
Padmanabhapuram Palace is located 64 km from Thiruvananthapuram in Thuckalay in Tamilnadu state. But the administration of the palace is under Kerala state tourism department. the palace is the erstwhile home of Travancore royal family.
This art and history museum in the heart of the city was established in 1855. The museum showcases an outstanding collection of ornaments, bronze idols, chariots and ivory carvings. It epitomize the rich heritage of Travancore royal family.
The Kanakakunnu Palace
Built by Sree Moolan Thirunal, the former raja of Travancore royal family is a heritage palace situated in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram town, near to Museum. Now the palace hosts for many cultural programs.
Padmanabhaswamy Temple– World’s most richest temple
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Attukal Bhagavathy Temple
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple
Veli tourism villege
Neyyar Dam and Wildlife Sanctuary
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