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Sreekanteswaram is a place in Thiruvananthapuram city (Trivandrum), India. The place is known for the Siva temple, from which the name was derived. Pazhaya Sreekanteswaram Temple is the original abode of the Lord of new Sreekanteswaram Mahadeva Temple. Author of Sabdatharavali, Sreekanteswaram Padmanabha Pillai hails from this place.

Sreekanteswaram
Town
Sreekanteswaram is located in Kerala
Sreekanteswaram
Sreekanteswaram
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°28′28″N 76°56′51″E / 8.47444°N 76.94750°E / 8.47444; 76.94750Coordinates: 8°28′28″N 76°56′51″E / 8.47444°N 76.94750°E / 8.47444; 76.94750
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Government
 • Type Democratic
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695023
Telephone code 0471
Vehicle registration KL-01

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Sreekanteswaram [1] is a busy residential area in the Thiruvananthapuram city and is bordered by Pazhavangadi on the east, Fort on the south and Kaithamukku on the west. The place is located around 1 km from East Fort and 2 km from Statue Junction.[2] The Sreekanteswaram Park and the Sreekanteswaram Siva temple are the major landmarks.[3]

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