Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala 695141, Trivandrum, India
  • Timings: 04:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-4712607575
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple - Review

2000 years old, the Sree Janardhan Swamy Temple is a favorite tourist spot for its sheer history. The temple faces the Papanasam beach which adds to its spiritual ambience. The main Idol of the temple is of Vishnu’s avatar- Janardhana Swamy.

Do notice the conical Copper dome and square shaped pavilion with exquisite wooden carvings of the Navgrahas (9 planets).An ancient inscription dating back to 1252 is seen here! The main festival of Arattu in March/ April is a highlight of the temple and is a must-see during the season. The temple is loved for its architecture, design, and layout.

Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple Information

  • Remove footwear before entering the temple.
  • Wearing modest clothes is recommended.

How To reach Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple by Public Transport

  • Bus: Temple Junction Bus Stop at Varkala kallambalam Road.
  • Train: At Varkala Railway station. (Train journey from Trivandrum to Varkala takes 30 minutes)
  • Hire a Taxi/ Cab.

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  • Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple Address: Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala 695141, Trivandrum, India
  • Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple Contact Number: +91-4712607575
  • Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple Timing: 04:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple(preferred time): 04:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple

  • 93.33% of people who visit Trivandrum include Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple in their plan

  • 37.35% of people start their Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple visit around 04 AM - 05 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple

People normally club together St Thomas Fort and Mayyanad while planning their visit to Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple, Trivandrum Reviews

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  • You can make an ariel view of beach from the back side of the temple... Quiet beautiful... The waves are high during the tides..... Huge assembles of people forms on the vavubali that comes on June or July of every year...... Spiritual ceremony on death anniversaries of ancestors known and unknown who were dead and gone in the past..........

  • Must visit place in varkala. Calm place. U have good chances of getting prasaran of u visit the temple at around 11 AM

  • Om Sree Janardhanaya Parabrahmane Namah!! I'm fortunate to be born from this place.. Its one of the ancient temples of Kerala and India, more than 2000 years old. Janardhana Swami is the Idol , its a form of Lord Maha Vishnu. The ambiance is great, your mind will be in a tranquil state if you sit and mediate for few minutes. The vibes are so powerful to heal any illness of the mind. There is a large Banyan Tree in the temple premises which is older than the temple itself. Let HIM show you the way.. Namaste, Toms Rema Vasudevan

  • Presiding Deity is VISHNU , i admire this place since i was a child and visit here on Rohinis

  • This is One of the oldest (2000-year-old temple) and famous Temple in Kerala. The deity, Janardana Swami is a form of Lord Vishnu. The structure of the temple is fantastic and sanctum sanctorum is made up of rocks and wood. It is referred to as Dakshin Kashi. The temple pond is very large.

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