Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Locate 32 various forms of Lord Ganesha at Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, dedicated to the widely known god that resembles an elephant. If you arrive early, join in the prayer, but remember that to do so, men must remove their shirts, while women must wear a shawl to enter the innermost chambers of the temple. If you want to make an offering or simply participate in local culture, purchase a coconut to smash on a particular rock in the temple. If you drive, keep in mind that parking is limited here. Plan to visit Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions using our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip builder.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Nobody really spoke English, but after several attempts a girl could help me understand that I need a scarf to enter the temple, and she landed her own. For me as a European, India was a cultural shoc...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    This is a very old temple and a very small one called Kovil, history says, during the British period, soldiers used to come and break coconut here and go for battles. Cannot be considered as a general...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Situated in the middle of all the action and traffic it is one of most serene and picturesque places in the city. Once you have entered the temple all you can hear is the birds chirping and sopana fro...  more »
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  • July 4, 2017
    A well maintained temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Managed by Military. Coconut is offered. Near to Padmanabha Swami Temple.
  • July 12, 2017
    holy abode of Lord Vinayaka. medium sized Temple but very neat and tidy. people break coconuts in large numbers after their wishes are granted by the Lord.
  • July 4, 2017
    Om Vigneshwaraya nama: Temple near the rush city. Ganesh is the main deity. remove all the obstacles of devotees. temple current run by Indian Army.
  • June 10, 2017
    Small Ganapathy Temple at the heart of the city , aside the road. Its said that the Lord Ganesha will help by removing all the obstacles and problems in our way. So many people visit this temple every morning evening and on special occasions..
  • April 23, 2017
    Dedicated to Lord Ganesh. One should ensure that he should avoid pants, those who wear Pant are not allowed inside.

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The main accommodations in Thiruvananthapuram proper lie to the north of the main train station. Ranging from boutiques set in colonial-era buildings to side street youth hostels with dormitory-style rooms, the choice throughout the city covers a wide range. However, plenty of visitors to Thiruvananthapuram choose to stay closer to the coast instead, arranging day trips to the city itself. Nearby beach resorts, such as Varkala and Kovalam, rank high on visitors' lists, with abundances of boutique hotels, beach huts, and resorts.
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