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Venkatachalapathy Temple Kerala

Sri Venkatachalapathy Temple is located in Trivandrum, Kerala and is also known as Srinivasar kovil, Perumal Kovil, Iyyengar Kovil or Desikar Sannidhi. Venkatachalapathy Temple was built in 1898 and ever since this attraction witnesses many devotees coming from different places to visit this temple. Sri Venkatachalapathy Temple is the only temple in Kerala that is dedicated to the Supreme deity Vaishanavite Vadagalai Sampradayam (Vaishnavism). Besides, apart from Vaishnava festivals like Janmashtami, Vaikunta Ekadasi, Thiru Aadi pooram and Aadi Swathi, other national festivals like Pongal,deepawali, Vishnu and Onam are also popularly celebrated in Sri Venkatachalapathy Temple.

Getting There

Venkitachalapathy Temple is located in Trivandrum and the closest railway station is Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station which is 1 km away from Sri Venkatachalapathy Temple. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport located 7 km away from Venkitachalapathy temple. Thiruvananthapuram City Bus Station is the nearest bus station with a walkable distance from the temple.

Things to Do & See in and around

You can visit Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple which is located close to Venkitachalapathy Temple.


You can visit any time of the day but the temples darshan timings are from 7:00 am to 10:30 am and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Best Time to Visit

Venkitachalapathy Temple is located in Trivandrum so the best time to visit will be from October to February. The weather is mild and pleasant during these months perfect for sightseeing and other tourist activities near Venkitachalapathy temple.

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