This temple is one of the most prominent religious attractions in the city. Located in the area called the East Fort in Trivandrum, this temple is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu. The temple has distinct Dravidian style of architecture and had been adorned with exquisite stone carvings and mural paintings. The deity of the temple Lord Vishnu is seen resting on Anantha, the serpent. It is one of the 108 most sacred temples in the country. The temple is also one the richest temples in the world, after the discovery of treasures in its cellars. There are other places of interest inside the temple like The Musical Pillars, Corridor with 500 Pillars, Gold Mandap and Padmatheertham, which is a large pristine pond inside the temple complex.