Sree Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple is one of the 108 holi places of Lord Vishnu. The capital city of Kerala – Thiruvananthapuram is named after the Lord in this temple. The word Thiruvananthapuram literally means “The land of Sree Anantha Padmanabhaswamy. Followers believe that the Lord has personally come in disguise and had saved many times the Travancore Kingdom from the clutches of enemies. Recently sri padmanabhaswamy temple was in news for the discovery of hidden treasure worth billions of dollars which also underlined it as a must visit while on a Kanyakumari Tour Package or while visiting tourist places in Trivandrum.
Only Hindus are permitted inside the temple.Dress codes are to be strictly followed before entering the temple.
What to wear on a visit to this holi temple?
Women will be allowed inside the temple in a long ankle length skirt although sarees are the safest choice for a visit to Padmanabhaswamy temple. Wearing a full sleeved top is also the best for women, although men are contrarily expected to shed their shirt and enter chaste of chest.
What is strictly prohibited is short or bifurcated garments for either sex – churidars, pants , shorts, short or mid length skirts or dresses. Men can loan a mundu there to wear over their pants, but there aren’t sarees on loan for women.
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Trivandrum Timings
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple opens daily at 03:30 AM and closes at 07:20 PM. However, there are specific timings for darshan when devotees can see the deity
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Darshan Timings in Morning
03:30 AM to 04:45 AM
06:30 AM to 07:00 AM
8.30 AM to 10:00 AM
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
11:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Evening Darshan Timings of Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple
05:00 PM to 06:15 PM
06:45 PM to 07:20 PM
Please note that the temple worship timings are subject to change during festival occasion.