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Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple

Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple or Old Sreekanteswaram Temple, located at Puthenchantha in Thiruvananthapuram, is one of the ancient Shiva temples in Kerala. According to the renowned historian Elamkulam Kunjan Pillai, this temple existed even in the 9th century AD.This temple is the original abode of the Lord of new Sreekanteswaram Mahadeva Temple. The new temple is situated just outside the North Fort in Thiruvananthapuram. As noted by Dr. M. G. Sasibhooshan, the old temple was on the route taken by the King of Travancore and his retinue in connection with the Pallivetta of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

Location : Overbridge, Vanchiyoor, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695001

Gods : Lord Shiva

Landmark : Sreekanteswaram Shiva Temple is just 2 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station. The nearest long distance bus station is Trivandrum Central Bus Station, which is located opposite to Trivandrum Central Railway Station. The City Bus Station at East Fort is just 1 km from Sreekanteswaram Temple

Festivals :

Shivarathri Festival
Thiruvathira Mahotsavam : Thiruvathira star in Dhanur masam is considered the birthday of Lord Shiva. The main festival is the Thiruvathira Mahotsavam in Pazhaya Sreekanteeswaram Temple. 

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