Visits since 1 Apr 2022 6,404,202
Visits since 1 Jan 2007 48,265,791

Jalakanyaka at Shanghumukham Beach, Thiruvananthapuram

Jalakanyaka at Shanghumukham Beach, Thiruvananthapuram
Category - Picnic Spots in Kerala

Jalakanyaka at Shanghumukham Beach, Thiruvananthapuram

A leisurely reposing gigantic mermaid, completely sculpted out of stone, is one of the major attractions of Shanghumukham Beach. Located a mere 8 km from the city, this beach is a favourite haunt of sunset watchers. The Shanghumukham beach is adjacent to the Thiruvananthapuram Airport and Veli Tourist Village. The matsyakanyaka or jalakanyak is a gigantic, 35 m long sculpture of a mermaid and draws visitors from around the world.


Do you wish to add content or help us find mistakes in this web page? 

NB: You should not submit anything else other than addition / correction of page content.

For travel related requirements like accommodation, tour packages, transportation etc please click here.

Health advisory for Covid-19
District Tourism Promotion Councils KTDC Thenmala Ecotourism Promotion Society BRDC Sargaalaya SIHMK Responsible Tourism Mission KITTS Adventure Tourism Muziris Heritage saathi nidhi Sahapedia

Toll free No: 1-800-425-4747 (Within India only)

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
Phone: +91 471 2321132, Fax: +91 471 2322279, E-mail:
All rights reserved © Kerala Tourism 2022. Copyright | Terms of Use | Cookie Policy | Contact Us.
Developed & Maintained by Invis Multimedia.
We use cookies to improve user experience, and analyze website traffic. For these reasons, we may share your site usage data with our analytics partners. More info. CLOSE