The centuries-old Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India on its way to becoming the richest shrine in India. Located inside the East Fort in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of the State of Kerala in India is the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is believed to be the world’s richest temple. The history of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple dates back to 8th century. Architectural styles: Dravidian architecture, Architecture of Kerala
It is believed that the Thai Kottaram was built in 1550. The founder of modern Travancore, King Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma (1706–1758) who ruled Travancore from 1729 to 1758, rebuilt the palace in around 1750.
How much gold is in Padmanabhaswamy Temple?
A staggering $22 billion (R 90,000 crore) worth of gold, jewels and statues have been unearthed from the 16th century Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, so far. The treasure trove is believed to be the largest find of its kind in India.
There is a strict dress code that needs to be followed while entering the temple. Men need to wear mundu or dhoti (worn around the waist and going down up to the heels) and should not wear shirts of any kind. Women need to wear the sari, mundum neriyathum (set-mundu), skirt and blouse, or half sari.
03.30 am to 04.45 am (Nirmalya Darshanam)
06.30 am to 07.00 am
08.30 am to 10.00 am
10.30 am to 11.10 am
11.45 am to 12.00 Noon
05.00 pm to 06.15 pm
06.45 pm to 07.20 pm
The above-indicated time schedule is subject to changes during festivals and other special occasions. During the festival occasions the darshan time is reduced in order to performing the special poojas.
Address: West Nada, Fort, East Fort, Pazhavangadi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. PIN CODE 695023
Phone: +91 471 246 4606