Tags : Temple
Timings : 4:30 AM - 12:30 PM & 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
Entry Fee : No entry fee
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The Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Trivandrum is one of the most talked about temples of not just the south, but the entire country. Among the many reasons for its popularity, probably the most eye-catching one is that it received a Guinness World Book record when over 37 lakh women offered pongala at this temple at once, making it the destination of the largest gathering of women for a religious activity! Popularly known as the 'Sabarimala of Women', this temple draws a massive throng of women each year during the famous Attukal Pongala festival. Rich in cultural heritage and adorned by impeccable Tamil architecture, this temple holds an extremely critical place in the hearts of the natives and the devotees of Goddess Bhagavathy, the principal deity of this temple.
Visiting the grand temple and praying to Attukal Devi has been attested by many as a life-changing experience. They say that the goddess blesses her devotees with progeny, heath, wealth and in all, a bountiful life. The temple's Attukal Pongala Festival is a huge hit in the south, and its celebration is eagerly awaited by the locals. Tourists and devotees from far and wide come to Trivandrumespeciallyy during the festival period to witness its joyous and colourful celebration.
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