Kappil, Thiruvananthapuram

Kappil is a tourist place in Thiruvananthapuram district , Kerala state, India. It is located in Edava Panchayat at the cost of Arabian Sea, near Varkala. Currently kappil is under Attingal Constituency.

Kappil
Village
Sunset at Kappil beach
Sunset at Kappil beach
Kappil is located in Kerala
Kappil
Kappil
Location in Kerala, India
Kappil is located in India
Kappil
Kappil
Kappil (India)
Coordinates: 8°46′49″N 76°40′35″E / 8.78028°N 76.67639°ECoordinates: 8°46′49″N 76°40′35″E / 8.78028°N 76.67639°E
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Area
 • Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 695311
Telephone code 0470
Vehicle registration KL-80,KL-16, KL-01
Nearest city Varkala
Lok Sabha constituency Attingal

Transportation

  • Road

Kappil is connected with Varkala - Paravur - Kollam Road. Varkala Municipal Bus Station opposite to Varkala Railway Station is well connected to Attingal, Trivandrum, Kollam, etc. KSRTC and private buses are doing services in Kappil village to adjacent cities like Varkala, Trivandrum, Kollam, Paravur, etc.

  • Rail

Varkala Railway Station which is 7km from Kappil is well connected to major cities like Trivandrum ,Chennai ,Kollam , Kochi , Mumbai , Kanyakumari, Banglore etc

Kappil Railway Station is within the village (700m) which is only a halt station

Edava Railway Station which is also a halt station is situated 4km from Kappil.

  • Air

Trivandrum International Airport which is 48km from Kappil.

Tourism

Kappil beach 02.jpeg
Kappil beach
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Kappil beach sunset

Scenic backwaters, beach and facilities for watersport are available. Nellatil, Edava, Paravur, Nadayara, Varkala etc. are locations in the vicinity which are worth visiting.

Kappil is also famous for Kappil Bhagavathy Temple and a tourist spot during the festival season.

Gallery

Kappil boatclub

Kappil boatclub

Kappil Beach

The lonely beach

Kappil bridge

A beautiful evening view from Paravur-Kappil bridge

Kappil lakeview

Edava-Nadayara Lake & Kappil Railway Bridge

Kapil rain

A rainy day

Kappil lake boat race (15-Feb-2009)

Thekkumbhagam boat race

References

Varkala papanasham, Little Flower School, Salmiya Nursery, Jawahar balabhavan, New Vadakkey Veedu, K P Sirang, Kappil Devi Temple,

External links

  • Media related to Kappil at Wikimedia Commons

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