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Chilkur Balaji Temple

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Address: Chilkur, Hyderabad 500050, India
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One God to fulfill all wishes

It is very famous powerful and most ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Balaji. Excellent ambiance. Holy place.The unique features of this temple is that it does not accept... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

It is very famous powerful and most ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Balaji. Excellent ambiance. Holy place.The unique features of this temple is that it does not accept any money from the devotees, there are no special access given to VIPs and is not under the government control.the deity is also referred to as the 'Visa' God. Usually devotees... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This temple is has been named as the visa temple all those who wish to go to usa and need a visa come here and do 11rounds of the deity and once your wish is fulfilled you have to revisit the temple and do 108 rounds This is the only temple where they don't accept any donations or money

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

recently, i had been to this temple, when I was at Hyderabad, and friends and relatives advised me to start early, and reach before 6.00 am! We have done so, and able to make darshan within 15 minutes, the temple is neatly maintained and it is worth! Two things, i have observed there, which was disturbing, the beggars in and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Known as the Visa Temple, it is thronged by thousands everyday. A lot of people hold religious sentiments with the temple and visit at least once before leaving for abroad (which is quite famous in this part of the world). This temple has over the years gained the reputation of clearing visa issues one faces. Once your prayer is answered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Temple gets flooded with devotees by 6 in the morning. Those who want to do 'pradakshina' in peace should be here by five. Very neat and clean premises. Do not buy tulsi mala and coconut as the priest dosent take it from you. No hundi to put money in. Very well organised and a nice temple to go and offer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It is believed that whoever wants to go abroad, comes here to make a wish and his/her wish is granted. the temple is known as passport Balaji or Visa Balaji. It is worth a visit .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This Temple is situated on the banks of the Gandipet lake which i had just visited.It is about 25 kms from Hyderabad city & is one of the oldest temples any where.The temple is located in Sylvan lush green surroundings & is much revered by the nearly one lakh pilgrims who visit it every week with a bus running for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Very nice temple located in a peaceful environment away from city. Famous for 108 pradakshins and visas..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

People go here with lot of trust. Though the temple is not a huge one or very beautiful one, the God here is very powerful and devotees go around the temple 11 times before they make a wish. Again after the wish is fulfilled they come back and make 111 pradakshinas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Ever wonder where Hyderabadis go if they are unsure they will get a US visa! Balaji Temple at Chilkur. I drove there last year, a nice drive through the greener section fo Hyderabad suburbs. The parking though disorganized is okay. The temple is busy, you can't take your mobile phones in, there is actually a patdown as you go in!... More 

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