Sreekanteswaram Temple is one of the famous Shiva temples which is very popular
among the local people and devotees. It is an ancient and historic Mahadeva
pilgrimage situated at Puthenchantha in Thiruvananthapuram. The main presiding
deities inside the old temple premise were: Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna (Vishnu).
However, the linga of Sreekanteswara (Siva) is believed to have been installed
by Sree Parashurama.