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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Opens in 25 min: 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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Hours Today: 3:45 AM - 12:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM
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Manjalikulam Road | W Nada, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695023, India
+91 471 246 4606
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Reviewed 5 November 2011

Like: architecture of the temple, vast landscape, very traditional. Looks centuries old, well maintained. Dislike: Huge crowd. Note: Men are supposed to enter the temple with a dhothi only. Supposed to remove shirt as well.

Date of experience: September 2011
Thank Siddarthashah
Reviewed 4 November 2011

It's old but very nice temple with huge covered as well as open area and guarded every where with the police personnel. Unable to find the gold stored in the temple and people are scared to talk about the same.

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank krupanidhi_hm
Reviewed 30 October 2011

i went there as a get away, i liked it. it was a great spiritual experiance. one of the greatest temple of india, a must see thing in trivandrum. u have to wear traditional kerala dress to enter the temple. at first u may feel...More

Date of experience: November 2010
Thank Rahul A
Reviewed 24 October 2011

beautiful carvings but can't get too close as only Hindus allowed!

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank bikoparrot
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We visitied the Temple in June, it was extremely hot and humid on the day and very stuffy inside. Don't take any cameras or mobiles as they do bag checks and make a big drama if they find a camera or mobile. They make you...More

Date of experience: June 2011
2  Thank HKMLondon
Reviewed 16 August 2011

We landed at the Trivandrum Airport & before proceeding for our resort, I thought of starting the trip with Blessings of Padmanabhaswamy. Temple is need & is about 30 minutes from airport through mid of city traffic. Main door was closed due to security resons...More

Date of experience: July 2011
1  Thank Shiromani
Reviewed 17 July 2011

Unlike in many other temples in India, the moment you cross the threshold of the temple, you can feel the ambience of all pervading piousness. The fabulous impressive temple architecture just takes a captivating hold on our holy senses. By the time you reach the...More

Date of experience: July 2011
Reviewed 14 March 2011

With a seven storeyed Gopuram ( tower), the Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the most famous historical important landmark of the city with wonderful styles of architecture. This historic building has innumerable stone carvings, ancient inscriptions and colourful murals. There are around 324 pillars in the corridor...More

Date of experience: April 2010
17  Thank Smeets P
Reviewed 10 February 2011

Tourists should be aware that the temple is completely covered with green scaffolding shrouds. and non hindus will not be allowed to enter the temple.

Date of experience: February 2011
2  Thank 1diverdick
Reviewed 19 December 2010

An ancient temple more than 1000 years old that retains its spiritual essence within its peaceful corridors that are adorned by brilliant craftsmanship in stone similar to those magnificent temples of Tamil Nadu. The city of Trivandrum or Thiru Anantha Puram gets its name from...More

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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
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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.