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Guruvayur Temple

Guruvayur, India
255 6335
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Guruvayur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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shoranur
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Great temple. The best temple in kerala. poojas are performed with great discipline the way they manage the huge crowd is really admirable

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Kochi, Kerala, India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

You go for the dharshan of Lord Guruvayoorappan, and you get just that. Everyone around (the fellow pilgrims, policemen, security, footwear stand runners, sidewalk stall operators) help their bit for you to get the blessings of Lord Muralidhara. Whatever the queue, the Devaswom organizes it so well that none is left unfulfilled their main goal they come for (to remain... More

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Ibadan, Nigeria
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

It is one of the best Krishna temples in Kerala. The chanting around the temple is enough for us to go to a different world. Don't miss this temple.

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Pune, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a famous temple revered by millions of Hindus. We were there for a couple of hours for the darshan of the deity. The place was alive and throbbing nevertheless it was monsoon season. Nothing much to say!!!! Just be there and feel the Devine.....

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Foreigners have no access to the temple so if you are one like me, don't bother going. There is nothing around to keep you interested.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Very huge rush on festival days.it is better to find some alternative option to get inside the temple to avoid the rush

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have visited for my sons anna prasanna. surprisingly no crowd. seen god two times with in 30 mins.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The cream of Srimad Bhagavatham is enshrined in the form of Sri Guruvayurappan at Guruvayur . Having taken a human birth we should atleast visit this temple once in our lifetime . The Lord is verily present here . There are sub shrines for Sri Ganesha , Sri Sastha , Sri Bhagawathi . Offering tulabharam is auspicious in this temple... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I have been to the temple previously for the noon puja and always there would a lot of pushing, humid and sweating conditions. This time, they had arranged new queue from outside the temple where the queue was well managed, with no one pushing. But once inside the temple the queue is not maintained and then there is a bit... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have been visiting the Temple for the last 46 years , Every year barring a few years There can be no criticism in the way the huge crowd is managed . I have just few suggestions that could be considered 1) The crowd which waits at the Serpentine que is put to great hardship due to high humidity &... More

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