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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
- Sep 01, 2017 at 6:29 pm
Rated
5
A very nice hotel near trivandrum railway station. The rooms are very neat and clean with good amenities. The location is very good with easy access to all important places to visit. I would ...
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2800

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
- Aug 31, 2017 at 12:29 am
Rated
5
Night around 11.00pm we have reached and the view of hotel is bit confused but after step-in we were surprised and it's superb. every room they have provided individual named and our room name is ...
Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1785

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
- Aug 11, 2017 at 10:54 am
Rated
1
First of all the booking was made for AC Room but the AC is no functioning. The whole day I was out for my work and when I reached Hotel around 10 in the night the AC is same conditon. In the morning ...
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

7800

Padmanama Tourist Home

Thiruvananthapuram
- Sep 02, 2017 at 9:23 pm
Rated
1
Value for the money given and excellent location and food
Sri Udupi Hotel - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

650

Sri Udupi Hotel

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.6 / 5
3.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 10:05 pm
- Sep 06, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Rated
1
very low grade hotel ,a/c not working ,no proper light
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
- Sep 10, 2017 at 4:06 pm
Rated
4
We had a pleasant stay in the hotel. The restaurant service was excellent, place was neat food was very good...
The Central Residency - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2520

The Central Residency

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.7 / 5
4.7 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 11:02 pm
- Sep 10, 2017 at 12:40 pm
Rated
5
Very cordial and friendly Good place to stay with family
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 15, 2016 at 1:20 am
- Aug 22, 2017 at 10:59 am
Rated
1
Room is is too bad and old no worth for this rate The rate is too high not value for money. Totally o feel very poor.
Hotel Saj Luciya - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

2450

Hotel Saj Luciya

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.9 / 5
3.9 / 5