Around Padmanabha Swamy Temple

There are several things to do and places to visit around Padmanabhaswamy temple. The temple attracts a lot of pilgrims and foreign visitors mainly for its religious and historical importance; but there is more to what the temple has to offer.

Sree Padmanabha Swami temple is located in the East Fort the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram in India. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple displays both the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture.

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Chalai Bazzar:

Chalai Bazzar is located very close to Trivandrum. It is located at distance of just 0.4kms. Enjoy some shopping after a holistic tour of the temple.

Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple:

Pazhavangadi Ganapathy temple is a small temple. It is located in the heart of the city. This temple attracts lot of visitors and pilgrims. Most pilgrims who come to visit the Padmanabhaswamy temple often visit the Ganapathy temple as well.

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Light House & Lighthouse Beach:

A major attraction near Shree Padmanabha Swamy Temple is Light house Beach. After a holistic tour you can head to the beach. Just relax and enjoy the calm surroundings of the beach. Light house beach is located very close to Trivandrum.   Light house beach is named after the 30 meters high Light house. It is the most important feature of this beach. Light House is located towards the southern end of the beach and it's on a cape.

Observation Platform:

There is an observation platform near the Lighthouse beach. You can see the Poovar in one direction and the famous Beemapalli mosque on the other side. You can easily reach this platform by climbing up a total of 142 steps.

Calm surroundings:

The beach, like any other beaches in Kovalam has a vast stretch of silver sand. The greenish palm trees add some colour to the serene white surroundings. The rhythmic tones of the waves and the cold breeze from the Arabian Sea add to the experience. The beach is versatile and its beauty is mind blowing. The shallow water and clean surrounding is its admirable virtue.

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Adventure sports:

The Light house beach is also a perfect location for adventure sports at Kovalam. Swimming, surfing, parasailing and paragliding are just a few to mention. For any adventure seeker it’s a treat to take part in the activities. The water here has a temperature that is perfect place to swim.


The place is undoubtedly a paradise for professional photographers as well. Capture the entire view of the light house in your camera. You are sure to take back memories.  This beach is also one of the preferred honeymoon destinations in Kerala. Honeymooners can have a leisure walk through the beautiful beach sides and adventure lovers can indulge in the adventure sports here.