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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
- Yesterday at 8:29 pm
Rated
5
It is verygood experiance location of the hotel is Opp to RS near by bus stand excalant reception Good rooms all ok.
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

3050

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
- 2 days ago at 11:13 am
Rated
4
Very nice property, Restored from a heritage palace, interiors very subtle and elegant. Rooms very specious, Must watch the adjoining musium. Very close to Padmanabh swami temple & still very ...
Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1999

Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 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 - 2.9 / 5
2.9 / 5
Padmanama Tourist Home - Thiruvananthapuram

5850

Padmanama Tourist Home

Thiruvananthapuram
- Nov 07, 2017 at 7:36 am
Rated
5
Best place to stay for vegetarian
Sri Udupi Hotel - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

999

Sri Udupi Hotel

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 200 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.7 / 5
3.7 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 10:05 pm
- Nov 17, 2017 at 6:56 pm
Rated
5
Not a great Hotel like other Property of Sarovara but it is a avarage hotel
Classic Sarovar Portico Trivandrum - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

3000

Classic Sarovar Portico Trivandrum

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.3 / 5
4.3 / 5
- Nov 06, 2017 at 10:29 am
Rated
5
A well located hotel in the heart of the city. The rooms are well appointed and maintained well, with all modern amenities. I was a little disappointed that there was no bar on the premises. Two ...
The Central Residency - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

3150

The Central Residency

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 23, 2016 at 11:02 pm
- Yesterday at 2:30 pm
Rated
3
Very close to Padmanabha sway temple, 5km from Airport. But there is no food or restaurant in hotel. However There are many vegetarian restaurants near by. Ok for one day stay.
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 23, 2016 at 7:39 am
- Nov 17, 2017 at 10:31 am
Rated
1
The room was just average. Not very clean as there was marks leftover by past bedbug kills. Towel provided was not very clean. Food is better eaten elsewhere!!!!!. Not a nice place for family. Ok to ...
Hotel Samrat - Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

950

Hotel Samrat

Thakaraparambu, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.4 / 5
3.4 / 5