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Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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Address: West Nada, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695023, India
Phone Number: 0471 246 4606
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Description: A Vishnu temple with a massive fort gateway has been built in Dravidian...
A Vishnu temple with a massive fort gateway has been built in Dravidian style and is closed to non-Hindus.
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Too much of security can be an overkill for the divine experience

Such a rich and a divine temple, but a few little things that can hamper your experience. You're not allowed to carry mobiles, charges, pen drives into the temple. Men're not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Such a rich and a divine temple, but a few little things that can hamper your experience. You're not allowed to carry mobiles, charges, pen drives into the temple. Men're not allowed to wear shirts and pants, a dhoti is the only dresscode you shall be allowed in. There's a cloak room at the entrance of the temple, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful temple and a huge temple complex.The main deity is a huge one requiring 3 doors to see the deity.There is an itneresting side temple with pillars that are tuned to an octavewhen tapped. You have to wear a Dhoti and no shirt when you go inside and can come prepared or hire them.You cannot carry your mobile phone and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

One of the Richest temples in India - Visited with family in June-2014 - very big temple and need to walk for long distance for the darshan from main gate - Better to take other gate for darshan , rather than main gate as it is easy way to darshan Dhoti is must for Gents , so prepared for proper... More 

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Bavaria, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Near the city centre. about 1 km from the railway/bus stations. One of the richest temples in india owing to the treasure which was found here and which raised its fame. The other attraction listed on this website. methan mani is on a tower near the temple entrance. I donot have anything else to say : must visit if in... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had been to the temple with a divine feeling. But received such a unfriendly welcome that made us feel we are entering a government office or a corporate company. Security check and dress code ok. But there is no clear cut instructions to the visitors. You are made to change your dress nearly 100mt away from the temple. Agreeable!.... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This temple is located in the centre of city which is easily accessible by all means of transport. This is the place of million million rupee treasure! A great place to visit. Dress code restrictions apply.

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Ahmedabad, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is considered to be a favourite tourist attraction but you find yourself cheated in this "religious" place after your visit. The first thing you have to follow is the temple's timings. It is open for the batches of time duration during the day. When you visit the place, you will find it very crowded during any time batch of... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This temple is located in the capital city of Kerala I.e. Trivandrum. It's a beautiful south Indian temple known for the huge amount of treasures located in its premises. The huge idol of Lord Vishnu, Bramha and Mahesh is made of gold and is beautiful. Also there is as fixed dress code for men and women to enter the temple.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If in Trivandrum a visit to this temple is a must. There is a dress code. Also find out the timings. The darshans are very nice and a great experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Ananthapadmanabha Temple is really a good place, one time need to visit and hotels are availabe nearby temple with reasonable rates, from there we can visit Kovallam beach Where we can taste seafood and enjoy the beach view.

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