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Address: Guruvayur, India
Phone Number: 255 6335
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Sanctuary of Lord Krishna

My friend and I, hired a taxi at a rate of INR 2600, left at 4am from Kochi and arrived the temple at around 6am.This temple is located in a small town of Guruvayur in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My friend and I, hired a taxi at a rate of INR 2600, left at 4am from Kochi and arrived the temple at around 6am.This temple is located in a small town of Guruvayur in the district of Thrissur.This Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and it is very famous not only in India but worldwide.The deity that is... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Very clean and well maintained these days; The crowd is horrendous and the queues can be really long ; you may take 2-3 hour to get darshan.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Elephants were royal. Faith does not need any feedback.Well managed queue,Children below 5 years are not allowed during festival so please confirm if going with kids.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I liked this temple a lot. this is a good place for peace and calmness. lord Krishna temple gives mental peace and flow of thought to all if we have focused praying

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It is one of the famous Krishna Temple in South India. Famous for giving Chorunnu or Annaprasanam for kids.

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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Go and stand in the queue you will have some darshan. This is the temple, with no wait till VIP darshan completes.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Very colourful and loud temple celebrations. Not allowed into main Hindu area of the town as a non-Hindu and this did dampen things slightly, There are other temples locally which can be accessed close up.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Choroonu/Annaprasannam area is clearly marked. It is a hall located right on top of the ticker counter. There is no need of advance booking for Choroonu, although you can do it if you want to. The ticket is 20 ruppees. All you have to do is walk in with your kid to the choroonu area and provide the booked... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

When I visited there was Bharatnatyam concert going on in honour of the lord in the open hall next to temple. A different experince altogether.

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ADELAIDE
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

The temple has a beautiful feel and energy. Unfortunately it's almost totally drowned by the negativity emanated by the people around. Very little civility/humanity, the ill treatment of animals. Why the elephants??? I don't know. It was never the original practice. Not sure if God would have wanted that! Why do people visit a temple if they can't practice what... More 

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