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Address: Deshnoke, Deshnoke, India
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Description: Rat Temple Karni Mata Karnimata

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A unique and incredible place in the world

The only mice temple in the world, is a very important place for hindu people, with a nice and fascinanting history behind its origins. It's hard to describe it, because is so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The only mice temple in the world, is a very important place for hindu people, with a nice and fascinanting history behind its origins. It's hard to describe it, because is so incredibile and hard to believe: a small temple full of thousands and thousands of mices running everywhere. If you dislike (or hate) rats, I think you'd better stay... More 

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Belgian Westhoek, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is by far the strangest temple I've ever seen. If you're afraid of rats it's probably not a good idea. Also the smell is something you carry for the rest of the day. But it's fantastic, the world is full of surprises...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

One Who believes in Miracles or one who not, both should visit this temple. Inside the temple, one will see lot of mouses but outside you can not see anyone.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Karni mata is the Goddess of the people of Bikaner state and in particular of the Royals and Nobles.It is said that the Kings always took the blessings of this Mata before going for war or any other major event.Also famous for the rats ,who move freely in the temple.

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

the temple was very neat and clean . gives peace of mind and strength a lot .definitely going to visit again this temple , its located near to bikaner and during the morning time visit is nice. the location was nice and better stay in bikaner city as there are lots of choices of hotels.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

very difenrt temple mouse are all over and they are known as ansector of the prists of the goddess and white mouse brings good luck

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is the most visited place by Rajput community all over the Rajasthan, also by Hindu Communities across the India with due respect of godess Durga. this historical temple was built by The Rajput King. Specialty of this temple is it is flooded with rats, thousands of rats you can find in this temple. As per the mythology, if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

What an incredible experience seen nowhere Else in the world. Only in India. Rats all over, sitting round the big plate with milk. Ratshit and rats running over my feet - a must see whey in Rajasthan

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

A superb site to explore india and its faith. Lots of mouse around but nothing to fear of. Ultimate experience but lots of heat at this time of year. Be careful for I'll health..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Karni Mata Temple (a.k.a. the Rat Temple) is home to over 20,000 resident black rats. Shoes are not allowed inside the temple. So be sure you are able to walk barefoot on rat feces before you enter. Karni Mata Temple (a.k.a. the Rat Temple) Deshnoke, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. GPS Coordinates: 27°47′26″N 73°20′27″E

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