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Address: Beach Road | Near Papnashnam Beach, Varkala, India
Phone Number: 2607575

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One of the Oldest Temples in Kerala

It is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Kerala. Admission inside the temple is restricted to people from Hindu faith only. The main deity is Lord Vishnu or Janardana Swamy. It is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Kerala. Admission inside the temple is restricted to people from Hindu faith only. The main deity is Lord Vishnu or Janardana Swamy. It is one of the temple every hindu is supposed to visit atleast once in his lifetime.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The landlord of the place we were staying recommended us to visit that temple. I felt very uncomfortable visiting it. There was an awkward atmosphere of uneasiness, people were staring at us with a hostile look in their face,

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Vishnu temple and the Swami temple ar just opposite to each other and on the way to the beach. So, you are not losing any time. the temples are not crowded apart from festival season. one should visit.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This temple is said to be one of the oldest temples in Trivandrum. The Deity is Lord Janardana Swami, also known as Varkala temple. It is about 25 to 30 Kms from Trivandrum. This is also called as Dakshin Kasi and located very close to the Papanasam beach. It is also said to be one of the 108 Divya Desam... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It is a 2000 year old temple, referred as Dakshin Kashi (Benaras of the Southern India) The temple is huge and instills pretty divine feelings and utmost peace in its huge compound. Must pay a visit here if you are in Varkala ! You also get YUMM prasadam if you visit the Temple in noon :-)

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I have heard a lot stories about this temple. I think you should visit and try the prasadam they give. You'll need half a day for this temple's proper "Darshan" to get the feel of the south Indian way of pooja. Make sure you wear something light cs if you are going in day time its going to be really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We walked past the temple so many times but after seeing the elephants coming down the main stairs it just drew us in. What an amazing place. It is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This 2000 year old temple is beautiful and the presentt structure, we are told , dated back to 12th Century. We visited there in the late afternoon in a blinding rain. We were drenched even under umbrella as the rain was really a downpour and we had to climb a few steps to reach at the top where the temple... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

One of the important places for Hindhus. Non- Hindhus feel more or less displaced here. There is a pond to get cleaned and a temple up on a hill, many colorful gods around. Photos are not alowed.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Janardhana Swamy Temple situated in Varkala near the beach. Centuries old temple and powerful god for forefathers and incarnation of Maha Vishnu. They are going to do the Ashtabandhana Kumbhabhishekam for the God and temple in the May 2015 to renew the powers of the temple and God. In the afternoon you will get cooked rice to eat. You can... More 

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Address: Beach Road | Near Papnashnam Beach, Varkala, India
Phone Number: 2607575
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala

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