Poojappura known as "The heart of Trivandrum" is a place in the city of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in India. This place located in the south-east part of the city, surrounded by Jagathi, Karamana, Mudavanmugal and Thirumala in its 4 sides. This place was once used as the worship place during the Navaratri festival season. The name Poojappura comes from the fact that it was here that the King of Travancore used to arrive during Mahanavami celebrations for the pooja(worship).There is biggest Kavadi Procession on Vijayadeshami day with over 700 Kavadis,Paravakavadi,Suryakavadi,Mayilkavadi,Agnikavadi etc.
Poojappura is known for housing the Central Prison(Central Jail)of Kerala.The central jail is one of the oldest in the state and was built by British Engineers during Travancore Reign. The State Education Department (Pareeksha Bhavan),Head Office of HLL Lifecare Limited (formerly Hindustan Latex Limited),Head Office of State Bank of Travancore is located here.