Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple Pazhavangadi is a very well known Ganapathy temple situated in the heart of the city at Pazhavangadi. It is barely 1.5 kms away from the main Bus stand and the Railway station. The idol was originally worshiped by a soldier of Travancore Army which was garrisoned at Padmanabhapuram. The garrison of the royal army shifted to Thiruvananthapuram when it became the capital of the state of Travancore. The idol than was shifted here at Pazhavangadi in 1795 AD.
Devotees on the fulfillment of their desires and wishes come here and break coconuts. This ritual is known as the Vazhipatu and the temple is very famous for this ritual. Many devotees can conduct Ganapathy homams here and offer all kinds sweets like modakams, appams etc. No strict regulations on clothing here.
Attraction Type : Monument, Temple
Open Days : On all days