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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

3420

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

2499

Hotel Saj Luciya

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.8 / 5
3.8 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 10:39 am
- 2 days ago at 10:57 am
Rated
4
hotel is at the best possible location , 5min walk to the padmanabh swamy temple and in middle of the market. it's an old heritage palace converted into hotel, also includes a small museum of ...
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
- Jan 16, 2018 at 12:45 pm
Rated
2
no parking space for customers booked in that hotel for staying and he is concentrating only on restaurant not on rooms
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 - 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
- Apr 12, 2018 at 8:46 am
Rated
4
The hotel is 500 meter away from the Trivandrum central railway station, so no need of an auto or something, u can just walk for a minute n reach the hotel which is in the main road. The famous ...
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

2000

Apollo Dimora

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.6 / 5
4.6 / 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

2650

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
- Apr 08, 2018 at 10:07 am
Rated
5
nice stay at roopmahal. no restaurant available in hotel. how ever many vegetarian hotels available nearby. only small parking space available. during my stay parking slots was always available.
ROOP MAHAL - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

1299

ROOP MAHAL

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.2 / 5
4.2 / 5