Aruvikkara is a famous village that comes within the district of Thiruvananthapuram. The village is only 15 km from Thiruvananthapuram and the river Karamana flows through it. The village is famous for a reservoir and garden. Locals and tourists throng to the village mainly to spend quality time with their loved ones.
Devotees of Goddess Durga throng the Bhagavathi temple situated in the village. The village is beautifully located with a small stream running at the entrance of the temple. The temple has a magical quality to it, and the visitors often stay back for the evening prayer that is done to invoke the blessings of the Goddess.T
here is a small dam in the village that has been named the Aruvikara dam and is responsible for supplying regular water to Thiruvananthapuram and the small villages surrounding the state capital.
The village should be on the agenda of all the tourists who are on a mission to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.