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Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

West Nada, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695023, India
0471 246 4606
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: The Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple is veritably the heart of Thiruvananthapuram, an oasis of peace and quiet ensconsced in high walls with elaborate... more »
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The ancient Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is the most dominating feature of Thiruvananthapuram district. Constructed in the Dravidian style by a maharaja of Travancore in 1733, the temple faces the Padma Theertham Tank. The idol of the deity is 18 ft in length and is seen reclining on Sri Anantha, the hooded snake. Lord Padmanabhaswamy is viewed... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

its one of the magnificent peace of architecture, very well maintained by the royal family of Travancore, i think all that third party sales happens around and inside the temple is substandard they have no standard pricing they are rude sometimes car parking is not enough for the crowd still its a must visit

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

situated at west fort, the most richest temple or most richest holy places in the whole creation. Stories a lot about the epic.

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

advice to travellers check up frequent closing and opening for darshan of the lord.only bare bodied white dhothi clad males and sari clad female Hindus can have darshan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

It had been an exprrience to see the only reclining lord shri vishnu.. so nicely maintained.. superb sculptures. Females need saree while males can only use dhotis.. outside the temple shop is there yo help, if you forget the dress code..can opt for special puja and archana from counter inside.. overall a lifetime experience for a devotee..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The lord padmnabh swami is one of the richest god in india. The temple surrounding is very good in the temple their is a orignal lighting of lamps. Darshan time is closed at 7 am to 9.30 am. We r going to darshan at sharp 6.55am

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went to Shri Padmanabhaswamy temple at around 10:30am and i think it was a bit too late, inspite of it being Dec 3rd week, the sun was pretty strong and felt reasonably hot. After depositing all the belongings (wallet, belts, shoes, etc) we entered the temple complex. Very nice complex. Strolled around it a couple of times and seeing the... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

It is a nice temple in the south.. known to be richest temple of india.. you need to go in a proper dress.. like dhoti and no cloth in upper part.. its a nice experience.. I never know that when I go there.. so I've to buy a dhoti.. which is easily available there.. one problem is you need to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I have been there as a child. Going back after so many years to the temple. So much has changed. There is more light and more crowds as well. Do not bring in your phones or chargers or you will be required to leave it outside at a counter.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

People are attracted to it as it is the richest place. Strict checking. You get clothes to wrap around on rent but for visitors the person makes a point to sell it! Its a huge temple. Please note the timings before you visit it. There is lot of crowd. This also has pay more and go ahead tickets. Don't know... More

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