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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 24, 2016 at 1:01 am
- Jan 03, 2018 at 11:56 pm
Rated
4
comfortable stay. small but good quality room. Restaurant is splendid. Hotel lobby is small when compared to other similar hotels...
Hycinth by Sparsa - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

3375

Hycinth by Sparsa

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 15, 2016 at 1:20 am
- Jan 07, 2018 at 9:50 pm
Rated
3
the room was cozy and comfortable but we had horrible experience in hotel restaurant. we ordered something and got served something else. when pointed out, they told order is closed.
Hotel Saj Luciya - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

2398

Hotel Saj Luciya

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.9 / 5
3.9 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 10:39 am
- May 24, 2018 at 8:46 am
Rated
5
Calm ambience makes the stay enjoyable. The hotel is difficult to spot as the name board is in white, spotting during night is especially difficult. Staff are friendly and the greenery makes the stay ...
Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1449

Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 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 - 3.1 / 5
3.1 / 5
Padmanama Tourist Home - Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

1500

Padmanama Tourist Home

Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram
- Sep 02, 2017 at 7:49 pm
Rated
3
hotel is budgetary and value for money is nearly to temple west entrance easyto accessed from bus terminal
Sri Udupi Hotel - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

999

Sri Udupi Hotel

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 3:21 pm
- Jun 08, 2018 at 8:58 pm
Rated
5
Middle of the city,just opposite to railway station and near bus stand....calm and quiet coz its almost 200 meters inside from the main road..Value for money
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2000

Apollo Dimora

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.5 / 5
4.5 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 10:05 pm
- Apr 06, 2018 at 11:04 am
Rated
4
Good hotel. Excellent service. The staff was very helpful and polite. The only thing which I recommend the hotel management is to add some more varieties for vegetarians. Overall I had a good ...
Classic Sarovar Portico Trivandrum - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2400

Classic Sarovar Portico Trivandrum

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 11:02 pm
- Jun 10, 2018 at 7:15 pm
Rated
5
Best hotel for Family and services also good and you can get easily all types of things near the hotel.
ROOP MAHAL - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1299

ROOP MAHAL

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5