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Chilkur Balaji Temple

Chilkur, Hyderabad 500050, India
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Ranked #6 of 171 Attractions in Hyderabad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: Chilkur Balaji Temple, Hyderabad.   Home to Veesala Devgudu, the God of Visas, is the Chilkur Balaji Temple near Hyderabad, on the Osman Sagar Lake... more »
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

219 Bus route from Langar house drops you at the entrance of the temple at Rs 17. The temple location is not exactily marked by arrows, but following the crowd has its own benefits. Lot of street vendors try to distract from job at hand. Beggars, Footwear stalls, flower stalls all try to get money . There is Rs 5... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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80 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Yes, all the hype about visa being granted ensures that this temple is thronging on any day. Guessing there would be people fit for mass suffocation on festivals. The temple by itself is quite old so there is an old world charm to this place. About half an hr by road from Cyber City, the road by itself in good... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Temple is also known as Visa Temple, it is situated away form the city. One can feel positive vibes after visiting it. Good thing temple has been commercialized yet.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This temple is very famous fro USA visa students, They have believe that if they do 101 rounds of this temple they will get the visa. And many guys have proven here, so every one called this temple visa Temple.

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

the darshan at the temple is totally free; no offerings; no paying the poojari's. Especially famous if u have visa related issues :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

liked the atmpsphere near temple and no vip,vvip entrance good and friendly atmosphere more its away frm city premises

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Senior Contributor
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9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

located sm few hrz from hyd ...!!! goin thru ORR will help to reach fast if goin from hyd .... temple is v good ... loads of ppl visit here ....!!!!!!!!!

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Hyderabad, India
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6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This temple is very famous for full filling wishes.more people come here for visa problem which cleared after visiting the temple.first people should take 8 round circle of the temple and tell his wishes.once wishes full filled than they has to come again and take 108 round circles to thanks god.this temple has no donation box and nobody able to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Religious place - though a bit crowded but that is expected. A bit raw currently in terms of facilities - infrastructure could be worked on to offer some world class facilities for ease of darshans.

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Hyderabad, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

i liked the place but not the people around.one thing i hated the most is people pushing others while doing 108 pradakshinas plz dont go to this place on weekends and on holidays.

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