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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 15, 2016 at 1:20 am
- Jul 17, 2018 at 3:17 pm
Rated
4
Hotel is located very close to Padmanabha swamy temple. Good Service, room amenities are clean and excellent. However food is not worth for the money and it’s very expensive they charge Rs.250 for 4 ...
Hotel Saj Luciya - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

2500

Hotel Saj Luciya

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.0 / 5
4.0 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 10:39 am
- Nov 05, 2018 at 1:54 pm
Rated
4
Only issue is Food, they do not serve dinner.. AS its closer to temple, its not a party place.. For Family vacation must try...
Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1601

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 - 3.0 / 5
3.0 / 5
Padmanama Tourist Home - Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

1300

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

800

Sri Udupi Hotel

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 5
Akhil Classic - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2000

Akhil Classic

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 800 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 5.0 / 5
5.0 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 3:21 pm
- Nov 11, 2018 at 2:07 pm
Rated
5
Excellent Ambience, Just Opposite to Trivandrum Central Railway station, Very Next is Trivandrum Bus Stand, Even Though Having Very Good Seperate Veg & Non Veg Restaurants, Still Next Building is ...
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2250

Apollo Dimora

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.5 / 5
4.5 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 11:02 pm
- Yesterday at 8:00 am
Rated
5
Vary fantastic stay... highly cooperative manager and other staff... just 5 minutes away from West gate of temple... Neat and Clean rooms.... Would like to stay whenever visit again.. thanks
ROOP MAHAL - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1275

ROOP MAHAL

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 7:39 am
- Nov 11, 2018 at 1:56 pm
Rated
3
The pillow covers / bed spreads should be changed daily but they have not changed even after three days and they have not cleaned the room also
Hotel Samrat - Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

950

Hotel Samrat

Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.3 / 5
3.3 / 5