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Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple

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10th April

Painkuni Festival 2017

Painkuni festival is one of the annual festivals of the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple which is celebrated in lieu of the welcome of the Pandavas. This 10-day long festival has a great value and importance among the devotees. Painkuni usually falls in the month of March to April, dates are calculated according to the Malayalam calendar and is felicitated as a grand affair that attracts visitors from various corners of the world. Various rituals and ceremonies are followed during this festival that is the major highlight of this festival. Idols of the Pandavas are created out of fiberglass that are taken out for a procession by the elephants and prayers are carried out by the people.

The festival also follows a tradition of placing the idols at the entrance of the temple in order to please Lord Indra. This colorful festival is celebrated for last many decades at the Padmanabha Temple and has a rich historical and cultural relevance too. People from nearby places and various corners of the globe visit the temple to feel the magic of this wonderful festival. This year Painkuni will be celebrated with the same enthusiasm and glee from 10th April at the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram and can be visited easily by booking a bus/flight/train to Thiruvananthapuram.
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Hotels Near Painkuni Festival 2017

Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 3:21 pm
- Dec 02, 2017 at 11:19 am
Rated
5
Nice place to stay recommend both for business and family. done
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2100

Apollo Dimora

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.7 / 5
4.7 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 10:39 am
- Dec 11, 2017 at 9:24 am
Rated
5
the service is very good. very nice environment . however i have few suggestions to offer. we have milk packets, bru packet, and milk packets in the room. however it is difficult to open them without ...
Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1999

Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 17, 2016 at 10:59 am
- Oct 11, 2017 at 10:20 pm
Rated
3
Nice hotel...good location ... good service.. only problem is no complementary dental shaving kit... on request also they not provided.. Most important no drinking water unless you ask for it and no ...
Park Rajadhani- Fort - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1800

Park Rajadhani- Fort

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 2.9 / 5
2.9 / 5
Padmanama Tourist Home - Thiruvananthapuram

5850

Padmanama Tourist Home

Thiruvananthapuram
- Nov 07, 2017 at 7:36 am
Rated
5
Best place to stay for vegetarian
Sri Udupi Hotel - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

999

Sri Udupi Hotel

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 10:05 pm
- Dec 09, 2017 at 1:23 pm
Rated
4
Overall nice stay
Classic Sarovar Portico Trivandrum - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

4500

Classic Sarovar Portico Trivandrum

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
- 2 days ago at 10:23 pm
Rated
4
Really a fantastic experience. Enjoyed my stay over here. It's ambiance is good. Food is awesome. Convenient location to travel.
The Central Residency - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

3149

The Central Residency

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 11:02 pm
- 8 hours, 22 minutes ago
Rated
4
Good maintenance. value added for the money we spent.
ROOP MAHAL - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1299

ROOP MAHAL

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 7:39 am
- Dec 03, 2017 at 3:55 pm
Rated
3
The hotel is located at the center of the city. rooms are old but well maintained. ideal if u get within **(including tax) range for 2 persons for one night.
Hotel Samrat - Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

950

Hotel Samrat

Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.4 / 5
3.4 / 5