Trodly App

Book on app to avail discounts

Logo
World India Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple , Thiruvananthapuram

Type of Destination
Pilgrimage
Languages Spoken
Malayalam and English
Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple Altitude
14m

Best time to visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Nearby railway stations

Airports near Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Thiruvananthapuram
India Kerala Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

About Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The supposedly world's richest temple Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is the most important tourist attraction of the city. The name “Padmanabha Swamy” means “God with a lotus in his Naval”. The architecture is a typical amalgam of Dravidian and Kerala style. The mural paintings and stone sculptures are ethereal. The “Othakkal Mandapam”, a hall which is carved out of Single Rock is an interesting feature of the temple. The main deity in sanctum Sanctorum is Lord Vishnu reclining over a coil of Snake “Sesha”.

After establishing the Kingdom in Travancore, Raja Marthanda Varma dedicated his life and Kingdom to Lord Padmanabha Swamy and become a servant (Padmanabha Dasa) for Lord Vishnu. The history holds the event as “Thrippadidanam”. This temple is located in the eastern corner of the fort. The temple is believed to be the richest in the world.The antiques and fortune are  believed to be some billion US Dollars.

Only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple. It is mandatory that the men wear Dhoti, without shirts and women wear a saree or "Paavada-shirt".

3.5 ( 2 )

Location & Places to Visit on Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple Map

How to reach Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple
travel guide
places to see

Freedom to make your own trip!

What you want, when you want and how you want.

Request a trip

Places to Visit near Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Between 0 to 100 kms of Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple
All Categories
Adventure
Hills
Jungle
Beaches
Art & History
Religious
Total Attractions: 49
Sort by

Thiruvananthapuram Tours & Activities

Total Activities: 13

Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple travel tips & reviews

Rate this destination

Got an insider’s tip that might help a fellow traveller? Do share it.

Post a Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple Tip or Review
POST

Other travellers left Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple reviews and tips for you

Be the first to give a tip or leave a comment