Akathumuri is a scenic lakeside village in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, India.

Akathumuri is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Akathumuri is located in India
Akathumuri (India)
Coordinates: 8°41′44″N 76°45′27″E / 8.69556°N 76.75750°ECoordinates: 8°41′44″N 76°45′27″E / 8.69556°N 76.75750°E
Country India
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationKL-16
Nearest cityVarkala

How to get there

It is connected by road and rail by Akathumuri Railway Station. The railway station is not an important one, in the Thiruvananthapuram - Kollam route; only passenger trains halt here. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport.

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Akathumuri railway station

Akathumuri is a railway station serving the district of Thiruvananthapuram.

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Eravipuram railway station

Eravipuram railway station or Iravipuram railway station (Code:IRP) is one among the three railway stations serving the Indian city of Kollam, Kerala. Eravipuram Railway Station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is a 'F-Class' halt railway station. The annual passenger earnings from Eravipuram Railway Station during 2011-2012 was Rs. 5,85,813.

Eravipuram is about 5.3 km away from Kollam city. Eravipuram is well connected with various cities like Kollam, Trivandrum, Kottayam, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari and towns like Paravur, Punalur, Kayamkulam, Karunagappalli, Kottarakkara, Varkala, Chirayinkeezh through Indian Railways.

Geography of Thiruvananthapuram

The Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram is located in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala. The city is located at 8.5°N 76.9°E / 8.5; 76.9 on the west coast, near the southern tip of mainland India. The city situated on the west coast of India, and is bounded by Arabian Sea to its west and the Western Ghats to its east. The city and the suburbs spans an area of 250 km2 (96.53 sq mi). The average elevation of the city is 16 ft above sea level. The highest point within the city limits is the observatory. (60 metres (197 ft)) Agastya Mala, which has an elevation of 1,868 metres (6,129 ft) is only about 60 km from the city. The Ponmudi hill station which has an elevation of 1,100 metres (3,609 ft) is also near the city.

Kappil railway station

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Kazhakoottam railway station

Kazhakoottam Railway Station (Code:KZK) is a railway station in the Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways.

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Kollam, Ernakulam Jn and Thrissur, and will soon be introduced at Kazhakkoottam. Recently, a basic food kiosk has been added.

Kollam Junction railway station

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Kollam–Thiruvananthapuram trunk line

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Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas contributions to the Indian railways

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List of railway stations in Trivandrum

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Kappil Railway Station

Edava Railway Station

Varkala Railway Station

Akathumuri Railway Station

Kadakkavoor railway station

Chirayinkeezhu railway station

Perunguzhi Railway Station

Murukkumpuzha Railway Station

Kaniyapuram railway station

Kazhakoottam railway station

Veli Railway Station

Kochuveli railway station

Thiruvananthapuram Pettah railway station

Trivandrum Central

Nemom railway station

Balaramapuram railway station

Neyyattinkara railway station

Amaravila Railway Station

Dhanuvachapuram Railway Station

Parassala Railway Station

Mayyanad railway station

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Paravur railway station

Paravur railway station (Code:PVU) is a railway station in the Indian municipal town of Paravur in Kollam district, Kerala. Paravur Railway Station falls under the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is a 'NSG 5' class(formerly D-class) railway station coming under the Southern Railway Zone.The annual passenger earnings of Paravur Railway Station during 2016-2017 is Rs. 1,47,90,285 and it is third in position from Kollam district among the stations collecting more than Rs.1,00,00,000 through passenger tickets.Paravur is connected to various cities in India like Kollam, Trivandrum, Ernakulam, Calicut, Thrissur, Kannur, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mangalore, Pune, Salem, Coimbatore, Trichy and Tirunelveli through Indian Railways. Proximity of Paravur railway station to the core Paravur town and Paravur Municipal Bus Stand is making it as one of the important public transport hubs in the district and the state.

Thiruvananthapuram Pettah railway station

Thiruvananthapuram Pettah is a railway station for inter-city trains, located at Thiruvananthapuram, in the Indian state of Kerala. The station is operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways. The station is only 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) from the Thiruvananthapuram Central station. Most incoming trains from Kollam direction (from north) halt here for the convenience of passengers in the general area and to reduce the crowd at Thiruvananthapuram Central. But very few outgoing trains to north have a halt at Pettah. It has good connectivity to the city bus services and also an auto and taxi stand. This is the nearest railway station to the Trivandrum International Airport International Terminal.


Varkala formerly known as Udaya Marthandapuram is a municipality and headquarters of Varkala Taluk of Thiruvananthapuram district situated in the Indian state of Kerala. It is located 40 kilometres north-west of Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) which is the capital and largest metropolitan city of Kerala and 15 km north - west of Attingal municipality.

Varkala is the only place in southern Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea. These Cenozoic sedimentary formation cliffs are a unique geological feature on the otherwise flat Kerala coast, and is known among geologists as Varkala Formation and a national geological monument as declared by the Geological Survey of India for their protection, maintenance, promotion and enhancement of geotourism. There are numerous water spouts and spas on the sides of these cliffs. In 2015, Ministry of Mines, Government of India and Geological Survey of India (GSI) have declared Varkala Cliff as a geo-heritage site.

Varkala is under Varkala police jurisdiction.

Varkala is also famous for the 2,018-year-old Janardana Swami Temple which is an important Vaishnavaite shrine in India and is often referred to as Dakshin Kashi (Benares of the South). The temple is located close to the Papanasam beach, which is considered to have holy waters which wash away sins, and is also an important Ayurveda treatment centre. The temple has an ancient bell removed from a shipwreck, donated by the captain of the Dutch vessel which sank near Varkala without causing any casualties.

Another major landmark in Varkala is the Sivagiri Mutt, established by the social reformer Sree Narayana Guru. The hill-top mausoleum of Sree Narayana Guru is one of the most famous monuments in Kerala state.

Varkala Sivagiri railway station

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Delhi,Bangalore,Chennai,Mumbai,Kolkata,Goa etc.


Vennicode is a Village in the Thiruvananthapuram District State of Kerala in India.Vettoor,Vakkom and Cherunniyoor are the Neighbouring Panchayat.The Nearest Towns are Varkala, Kadakkavoor and Attingal .The Village is Situated Midway between Vettoor -Vakkom Road . It is about 1.5 km off the Varkala-Cherunniyoor-Mananakku-Attingal road. The Nearest Railway Station is Akathumuri Railway Station and Airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.

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