The sculpture of Lord Vishnu, the presiding god of the Sri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple, is aesthetically embellished with stone and gold. Reclined on the great snake called Anantha this idol of the temple has a length of 18 feet. The unique trait of the Sri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple is that the entire idol can be seen part by part through the three doors of the shrine.
While the first and second doors show the torso, head, hands and midriff of Lord Vishnu, the third door offers a view of the feet of the holy God. Another characteristics of the temple is that only Hindu devotees are allowed to enter into its premises along with a particular dress code.
In order to reach Sri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple tourists can come through any of the transportation means like railways, airways and roadways.
Located in Trivandrum city, Sri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple is an outstanding example of Weekend Getaways from Kovalam.
Last Updated on 9/15/2011