Thiruvananthapuram is famed for its intricately-carved wooden objects, bronze items, Kathakali masks, traditional fabrics and other handicrafts that are a collector's delight. One can choose from the various styles, designs and prices of the curios that are a feast to the eyes. Some of the best buys are exquisite sculpture in rosewood and sandalwood, ivory figures which carries on a centuries old artistic tradition, traditional boxes and furniture, brass and "bell-metal" lamps. The other irresistible souvenirs are the objects made out of coconut, coir, cane, bamboo and straw. You will also find horn products, wooden toys and lacquerware, as well as significant and evocative masks used for the dramatic Kathakali dance dramas.

SMSM ( Central Handicrafts Emporium )


Thiruvananthapuram 695001

Tel: +(91) (471) 2330298 / 2330625

Kairali Handicrafts

Statue Junction, M. G. Road,

Thiruvananthapuram 695001

 Tel: +(91) (471) 2475627                                                         

 Kairali Handicrafts

 Park view, Tourist Office, Near Museum, 

 Thiruvananthapuram 695033

 Tel: +(91) (471) 2321132   

Natesan's Antiques                                                          

M. G. Road, Thiruvananthapuram 695001

Tel: +(91) (471) 2331594                                                            


Gandhariamman Kovil Road, Pulimoodu                           

Tel: +(91) (471) 2338463

Khadi Gramodhyog Bhavan                                              

Tel: +(91) (471) 2331627



Tel: +(91) (471) 2726369