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Trivandrum

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26 August to 6 September 2017

Onam 2017

Onam is an annual Hindu festival celebrated in the Kerala state of India with great enthusiasm and glee. According to the Malayalam Calendar, it falls in the Chingam month and according to Gregorian calendar it is celebrated in the month of August or September. It is a harvest festival that is dedicated to the Lord Mahabali whose spirit is believed to visit the place during the same. This 10 day long festival has great importance and relevance in the state, thus is celebrated in a grand manner.

History says that King Mahabali, the ruler of Kerala was very egoistic and haughty and the gods used this personality trait of him to end his life. However, a vardaan (boon) was also given keeping in mind his good deeds that he could visit his loved ones once in an year. It is on the occasion of Onam, the king comes to visit the people of his kingdom and people welcome him wholeheartedly. This cultural festival involves a lot of activities such as snake boat race, playing traditional games and sports, etc. This spectacular race is witnessed by a large number of visitors from around the country too. Mats created with flowers are also made and kept outside the houses to welcome the king. Special graceful dances are also performed by the women that make the festival all the more interesting. This year, Onam will be celebrated on 26 August to 6 September 2017 with the same glee as always and its charm can only be felt by visiting Kerala. Book a flight/train/bus to Kerala soon and watch the grandeur of this event.
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Hotels Near Onam 2017

Last Booked : Sep 22, 2016 at 8:43 pm
- Nov 04, 2018 at 2:46 pm
Rated
5
This is Kerala Government property which is located in the heart of the city . Old, beautiful and heritage hotel with very courteous staff and big rooms. They are flexible with check in and check out ...
Mascot Hotel (KTDC) - Mascot Square, Thiruvananthapuram

3401

Mascot Hotel (KTDC)

Mascot Square, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 2 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 10:29 am
- Sep 01, 2018 at 8:52 am
Rated
4
Central Location,Very clean and spacious rooms, courteous and helpful staff. Only they do not have any tea/coffee kettles in rooms which is fine many hotels done but one tea through room service ...
The Ruby Arena - Thiruvananthapuram

2160

The Ruby Arena

Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 900 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
- Nov 04, 2018 at 8:28 pm
Rated
4
Neat and tidy rooms with AC at affordable price. The staff was friendly and very helpfull. Thumbs up !!
OYO 10259 Hotel Safa INN - Ulloor, Thiruvananthapuram

1104

OYO 10259 Hotel Safa INN

Ulloor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 900 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
- Nov 01, 2018 at 11:41 am
Rated
4
it was a pleasant stay at chothy s park, service &Food was awesome one thing i can assure that it will worth for your budget too
Chothy's Park - Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

2000

Chothy's Park

Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 600 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
- Nov 03, 2018 at 8:58 am
Rated
4
neat and clean rooms. good hotel for the price. ideally located near medical college. and about 10 min walk from sree chitra.
HOTEL TRIVA - Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

900

HOTEL TRIVA

Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 600 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5
Viswasangeetham Homestay - Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

1300

Viswasangeetham Homestay

Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
Property Location Hilton Garden Inn Trivandrum is centrally located in Thiruvananthapuram, walking distance from Trivandrum Secretariat and close to Napier Museum. This 4.5-star hotel is within the region of Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Technopark.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 132 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Complimentary ...
Last Booked : Sep 09, 2016 at 12:26 am
- Mar 25, 2018 at 1:58 pm
Rated
5
It's a very good hotel, excellent staff, and amenities, my only complaint would be that in the room the desk was scuffed up significantly. The bathroom shower has black mildew maybe at the bottom ...
Hilton Garden Inn - Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram

5076

Hilton Garden Inn

Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 3 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.5 / 5
4.5 / 5
- Oct 03, 2018 at 3:28 pm
Rated
4
The hotel was overall good but the only problem was with the network..and the hotel dint have a good wifi connection
Pattom Royal Hotel - Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

1900

Pattom Royal Hotel

Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 12:48 pm
- Nov 25, 2017 at 7:39 am
Rated
4
The antique clock in the hotel is good. Services are very good. Little away from the main city. But still worth the stay.
Windsor Rajadhani - Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram

3250

Windsor Rajadhani

Kowdiar, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 2 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5