Earlier known amongst the traders for being the topmost ports of South India, and now famous within the travellers for watching just the awesome view of the sea, Valiyathura Pier has always been the center of attraction in Thiruvananthapuram. Make a point to atop the 214 meters here during the noon or evening to capture some awesome movements from the camera. Amidst the mad rush of city life, this crumbling beachside hangout is just the perfect place to be over a holiday in Thiruvananthapuram.
The Valiyathura Pier is located close to the Shanghumugham beach, which is 8 kilometers from the Trivandrum city center. Regular buses, and taxis are easily available from anywhere in the city. It also provides easy access to the airport.
Things to do and see in and around
The best part of the Valiyathura Pier is that from one can see the stunning view of the sun gliding below, and above the horizon. With sea in the background; colorful fishes in the sea, and cloud racing sky - it is just the perfect place to spend some good time with your partner, and click some awesome pictures.
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Open all days
Best Time to Visit
You can visit here throughout the year. Though it remains closed during the high tides yet the best time remains the winters when the cool breeze oozes in the air and the weather is just the perfect to go for sightseeing.