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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
- Aug 26, 2018 at 11:48 am
Rated
4
Nice hotel / Good service quality / Bathroom Showers were bad / Drains were not functioning / Restaurant spread was good but staff efficiency can be improved. Overall Good Hotel
Hycinth by Sparsa - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

5499

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
- Jul 20, 2018 at 1:45 pm
Rated
5
Value for money near padbanamasamy temple. Only food rates are higher side in hotel restaurant . Good hotel for stay.
Hotel Saj Luciya - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

2398

Hotel Saj Luciya

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 400 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5
Last Booked : Sep 21, 2016 at 10:39 am
- Sep 27, 2018 at 9:08 pm
Rated
4
charming heritage hotel within the fort, part of the palace, well maintained, no restaurant to speak of but good ones close by. close to the great temple, bus stand, railway station
Ranga Maalika The Heritage Spiritual Retreat - East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

2299

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

2128

Park Rajadhani- Fort

East Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 3.0 / 5
3.0 / 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

800

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
- Oct 10, 2018 at 9:40 am
Rated
5
excellent place for stay,front office executives are really nice and cooperative, rooms are spacious and well designed, sumptuous food especially breakfast spread,seperate lobby counter for ...
Apollo Dimora - Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

4200

Apollo Dimora

Thampanoor, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 1 km from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.5 / 5
4.5 / 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

2800

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
- Sep 16, 2018 at 10:34 am
Rated
5
Travellers could trust this place even during the last minute booking... very good service and clean rooms
ROOP MAHAL - West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

3500

ROOP MAHAL

West Fort, Thiruvananthapuram

Approx 300 m from venue

Goibibo Rating - 4.1 / 5
4.1 / 5