Would this be a good hot day activity? A must visit place for Hindu believers. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. Why Book on TripAdvisor? Drive from Kazakootam till the temple was not so good. TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites.

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Even though it’s been long time I have been in Trivandrum, it was the first time going to this temple. The 9th day of the festival is the major attraction, The Attukal Pongala and Procession of the Goddess. He knew it was a sacred spot and he wasted no time erecting a temple.

The ceremony is mostly confined to women folk even though wttukal can also observe the rituals. This section needs expansion. Even though it’s been long time I have been in Trivandrum, it was the first time going to this temple.


Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile Calm and pleasant. It is said that on her way to KodungallurKannagi passed Attukal. There is ample parking at the temple.

But an anklet was stolen from the Queen which looked similar to Kannagi’s. It marks the culmination of the day-long annual festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy temple in the city. Main traditions Vaishnavism Shaivism Attkkal Smartism. Nousad, said that around officers will be deployed as part of fire safety precautions on the particular day.

She took this incarnation of destroyer goddess, to destroy the evil and to preserve good. Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox.

Lakhs of women take part in Attukal Pongala festival in Kerala | The News Minute

Even though, State Minister Kadakampally Surendran played down Sreelekha’s atrukal, saying no importance should be given to that, she has been served a show cause notice by the Chief Secretary to explain her statement. Besides, a special squad of enforcement agencies including the city police, Fire and Rescue service, and Food and Safety officials has been constituted. Kannagi attukwl the famous heroine of Chipathikaram, a Tamil epic written by Elenkovadikal.

Powered by Weather Underground. Drive from Kazakootam till the temple was not so good. Possible to visit any time, amazing feelings Is there a suggested donation to enter this place? Beautiful location, give deep vibrations inside. Anil Radhakrishnan 28 February Is we can offer pongala at any day other than festival day? We took a tuktuk to Attukal Temple in the morning around 8 am and there was a beautiful ceremony going on. She came back in his sleep and asked him to build a temple where he qttukal 3 golden lines in his grove.


The event was listed in the Guinness World Records attuksl for being the largest religious gathering of women on a single day. The world famous Attukal Pongala on February 20 thWednesday. Famous for its pongala festival ,this temple is a must visit for any devotee.

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Trivandrum: Hours, Address, Attukal Bhagavathy Temple Reviews: 4.5/5

Nearby Restaurants See all nearby restaurants. It is a very famous temple in the Trivandrum City. See all 8 questions. Reviewed atutkal January via mobile Amme narayana. The Karanavar and his family were a little puzzled.