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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Closed Now: 3:45 AM - 12:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Open today: 3:45 AM - 12:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM
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A Vishnu temple with a massive fort gateway has been built in Dravidian style and is closed to non-Hindus.
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Manjalikulam Road | W Nada, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695023, India
+91 471 246 4606
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Reviewed 17 February 2019

This temple is really very old and the major temple in Thiruvanantpuram. The Temple is closed after Noon till about 4, pls check the exact timings. Also, they have a dress code which is why i gave entering the temple a miss. There's a Museum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank deepakk3443
Reviewed 16 February 2019

A Must visit place , havent seen a deity idol like that. Campus is very well maintained and the history of the temple is very interesting. Must wear dhotis only for males and females : Saree or Top+Dhoti

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank am36237
Reviewed 16 February 2019

Temple just have been renovated and innagurated by PM Modi. All the hawkers who were in the temple permisses have been moved out.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anandm504
Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

the temple is unique in its ambience with sand all around the courtyard. the mix of Tamil and Kerala architecture is interesting and the temple is phenomenally clean. the diety is huge, 18 feet long ina reclining position and outstanding in its architecture and execution....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2019

Nice architecture built by the Travancore maharaja. Must visit. Also visit the palace museum while you are there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank J p
Reviewed 7 February 2019

it is very nice temple to see, good architecture of the temple, be clear on the timings to visit. it is very near to railway station around 2kms. dress code is very strict.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vinaysimhabn
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Wonderful experience to be able to visit the temple and being able to see and feel religious atmosphere only allowed to wear a Lungi white in colour and nothing else on the body security was very rigid hence you feel safe.Great Experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

the temple is closed at 9.15 am now due to ongoing construction work.they open at 5 pm only. pls.plan visit accorsingly

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank UshaM2906
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Perhaps one of India’s cleanest and best maintained temples, the awesome temple has also a unique representation of Vishnu in resting pose. The sculpture can be viewed piecemeal through three doors. It was not crowded when I went to the temple but the male visitors...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sathya S
Reviewed 31 January 2019

It is a place of Worship for Hindus. Not a tourist attraction. So Non-Hindus are not allowed inside. Quite understandable. Just admire the beauty from outside

Date of experience: January 2019
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shiva p
20 February 2019|
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Response from Sathya S | Reviewed this property |
At the temple. Quite uncomplicated.
20 January 2019|
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Response from musafir_shimoga | Reviewed this property |
You can first visit Padmanabha swamy temple, it takes about twenty minutes by car from airport, Darshana closes by 12 and it’s hence preferred to visit the temple first and from there Kovalam beach is around 45 minutes by... More
22 December 2018|
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Response from Divyanshu_Thakur | Reviewed this property |
On the right side of the temple next to changing rooms, priests provide this facility.