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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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Finally we saw it!

Finally we saw the Lord taking rest. The entrance after stairs takes you back to the Kings Eras....I touvhed the pillars n thought for a while "these pillars must be touched... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Finally we saw the Lord taking rest. The entrance after stairs takes you back to the Kings Eras....I touvhed the pillars n thought for a while "these pillars must be touched once by Kings n pupil"... Felt blessed n very happy in heart. Like all temple special fees u pay n get immediate darshans.You will get a tin of prasad.... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It in east fort,Trivandrum, around 6km from Trivandrum air port. When I am studying in the school I used to go there. In side the temple it is very calm on those days. Few years back government found treasure in the temple. The untouched treasure of gold other precious metals and stones worth around INR 50 to 150 trillion is... More 

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

Dont miss Padmanabhaswamy Temple. The temple is built in Tamil Dravidian Style of Architecture and looks more like a temple in Tamil Nadu. It features high boundary walls and a big gopuram. After the discovery of the contents of the vaults in the temple recently, it is now hailed as the richest temple in the world. The admission is restricted... More 

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very strict entrance in terms of what to wear and nothing except wallet allowed. The main idol though is in a dimly lit room and heavily wrapped so that all the gold on the idol does not draw attention!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Life time experience Must see , make sure you are well dressed . Strict rules on dress code . Felt a belonging, very spiritual . Lovely architecture. Would have liked to spend more time . Hopefully next visit.

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

It is near to railway station. No clothes allowed. Dhoti on rent service has now stopped and you need to buy that for rs 100. Richest temple of world with high security. Huge idol and easy darshan. But lot of darkness made difficult to see. Check the idol image outside and try to see whole breadth inside to get the... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great experience to visit. The queue sometimes is longer. We opted for special entry ticket by paying additional amount. Still needed to wait for a while. Dress code is strict - saree or similar for ladies and girls. Lungi for all gents and boys. They have many stores just outside the temple selling this stuff. Also, they have lockers for... More 

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Siliguri, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The temple has an artistic facade like no other. The Vishnu Statue is in the Anantha Sayanam posture- in a deep sleep. All the walls have different sculptures engraved and no two are the same. A mesmerizing experience. Also, the priests and people were helpful.

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Dharwad, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

SHREE PADMANABHASWAMY TEMPLE Is in news for the last four year for its wealth and glory. Dravidian style -architecture. Said to be richest temple in India and wealthiest institution/place of worship in the world. A Vaishnavites temple. A reclining form of Hindu deity, Vishnu called “Anantha Sayanam”. Hindus only, are permitted entry to the temple and devotees have to strictly... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I liked the temple architecure and premises.The way they ae following strict rules on attires to go inside temple , i found it intersting .So better to take extra piece of Dhoti/saree with you otherwise you may avail it on rent outside the temple entry.

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Address: West Nada, East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695023, India
Phone Number: 0471 246 4606
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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