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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

Guests at Thiruvananthapuram's Hycinth by Sparsa can enjoy multi cuisine delicacies at the open air Alfresco and unwind at CafeJade. Location:A sprawling property set in the heart of the city of Thiruvananthapuram, Hycinth by Sparsa is an upscale, modern hotel just 6 km from Trivandrum International Airport and 2 km from Thampanoor Railway Station. Tourist spots in proximity to the hotel include ...
Last Booked : Sep 24, 2016 at 1:01 am
- Nov 09, 2018 at 2:26 pm
Rated
4
The staff is courteous. Rooms cozy and comfortable. Good food. Convenient location. Check In and Checkout was trouble free and quick.
Hycinth by Sparsa - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

3060

Hycinth by Sparsa

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 5
The SAJ Luciya is 7 kmfrom the Kowdiar Palace and features a book and curio shop and traditional cuisine at the Zodiac restaurant. Location:A perfect stopover for both business travellers and tourists alike, Saj Luciya is located in the capital city of Kerala. Sree Padmanabha Theater is 600 m from the hotel premises. The hotel is 5 km from Trivandrum International Airport and 2 km from ...
Last Booked : Sep 15, 2016 at 1:20 am
- Dec 21, 2018 at 11:04 am
Rated
5
I am really happy that the hotel rooms are so good and preetier than others hotel ! wifi facilities have to improved ! Nice location near by Padmanabh Swamy Temple.
Hotel Saj Luciya - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

2499

Hotel Saj Luciya

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
Situated in Thiruvananthapuram, Ranga maalika - The Heritage Spiritual Retreat is designed with a great sense of aesthetic beauty has variety of accommodation options suiting different needs and preferences. It is an eclectic blend of traditional architecture and contemporary amenities. The property has an advantage as it enjoys propinquity to various religious temples like Pazhavangadi Ganapathi ...
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

1670

Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
Hotel Park Rajadhani Fort is a budget property, located at 3.6 kms from Trivandrum Airport, 850 metres from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station and 400 metres from East Fort Bus Depot. The property provides facilities like conference hall, banquet hall and garden. Sophisticatedly designed with attractive colors and textures, modern rooms of the hotel come with standard amenities and ...
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
- Yesterday at 10:02 pm
Rated
5
Very nice stay. Ideal for all. Neat and clean room with all necessary amenities. Neat and clean washroom with necessary toiletries. Good reception and nice staff. Centrally located. Good buffet ...
Akhil Classic - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

1780

Akhil Classic

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 800 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.7 / 5
4.7 / 5
3 km from Kerala Science and Technology Museum, Apollo Dimora has a games area, health club and multiple dining choices. Location: The Apollo Dimora Hotel is at the heart of the bustling city of Thiruvananthapuram, making it a great base for business and leisure travelers alike. It is 400 m away from Thiruvananathapuram Central Railway Station and 7 km away from Trivandrum International Airport. ...
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 3:21 pm
- Jan 09, 2019 at 11:12 am
Rated
5
Locating at prime area of Trivandrum.Walking distance to bus station and railway station.Ambience and servicequality is absolutly appreciatable.Nice rooms with all ammenities.highly recommended ...
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2550

Apollo Dimora

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.5 / 5
4.5 / 5
Located in the heart of Trivandrum city, Roop Mahal features state of the art facilities wrapped with reliable services and compassionate environment. The property is situated at a distance of 1 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central, 2 km from KSRTC Central Bus Station and 4 km from Trivandrum International Airport. The hotel offers guests an opportunity to stay close to the tourist attractions of ...
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 11:02 pm
- Jan 19, 2019 at 8:43 pm
Rated
5
Very Good and Clean Maintenance and Good Service. Very near to temple and the best Facility with finest quality..
ROOP MAHAL - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

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ROOP MAHAL

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5