Attukal temple is situated only 2 kms from the city centre in trivandrum, Kerala. Pongala ( a rice porridge) is the favourite offering to the goddess here. The famous pongala festival is celebrated during the Malayalam Month ‘Kumbha'(between feb-march)
People throng here from far and wide on the occasion of this festival. The entire city roads are blocked to facilitate the faithful to offer Pongala on this day.