Your Trivandrum trip will remain incomplete if you don't go shopping in Trivandrum. There are many things and souvenirs to buy in Trivandrum shopping places. Trivandrum, being the capital city of Kerala, is the hub of shopping. The rich traditional and cultural heritage only makes it better. You wouldn't be left wondering as to what to buy in Thiruvananthapuram.
The local craftsmen of Kerala are ace sculptors and one can find some
very beautiful sculptures and idols in local markets that are carefully
packed if you are planning to go long distance. Trivandrum is well known
for its coir products and you can buy small rugs, doormats, etc. that
come in a variety of colors and sizes. One can find small souvenirs in
brass and metal that has beautiful engravings and carvings. A unique
craft item here is items made out of coconut shells, which are quite
popular among tourists. But the most popular item that sells like hot
cakes are the miniature Kathakali masks that are available in bright
colors and different shapes.
Trivandrum is full of shopping places and tourists throng these places
to buy souvenirs and other local handicrafts. The most popular places
where you can indulge in a shopping spree are at M. G. Road, Chalai,
Attukal Shopping Complex, Power House Road, Narmada Shopping Complex and
Kedaram. Most of the handicrafts emporiums are located along the M.G.