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'''Thonnakkal''' is a village located on the southern side of [[Kerala]] in peninsular [[India]]. It is located about 25 km from the state's capital [[Thiruvananthapuram]].
Mahakavi [[Kumaranasan]], a major poet of [[Malayalam literature]] lived in Thonnakkal for long time and his major literary contributions came while he was staying in Thonnakkal. Birthplace of the late Mahakavi [[Kumaranasan]], is near Kayikkara in Thiruvananthapuram District. The house of Kumaranasan is now converted in to a tourist spot named ''Kumaranasan Smarakom''.
The place has also given birth to [[Kathakali]] artistes like [[Thonnakkal Peethambaran]] and [[Margi Vijayakumar]].