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Jagannath Temple, Kanathur

Reddy Kuppam Road, Chennai (Madras), India
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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The temple is situated in the outskirt of the city.The temple is very well maintained.The ambience is good.It is the replica of Puri temple.Some nicely carved idols are also found in the temple.A small shivan temple is also located inside.The names of those who contributed to the temple are written in steps.Overall a nice place to visit with family.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a temple located a little outside Chennai and on the coast. Easily accessible by bus or own transport. It has been built in the traditional Orissa fashion and daily pujas are done by priests from Orrisa. Nicely maintained garden. Best to visit in the evening.

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

Dear all, one of the best place for family. Spend time sorrounding, and dont forget to go on Rath yatra....

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Chennai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The temple is very small but well maintained. The ambience is good. The temple is situated in the outskirt of the city and that's why I spent some good and peaceful time over there. Far from all the noises. It's worth visiting it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The place is managed by some retired babus.. I find them frequenting the place. You can strike good conversation with them. The odia purohita is a decent man. Visiting the place during festival time is always a pleasure.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

It's a little difficult to find and it's outside city limits. It actually works in my favor, because there are rarely any visitors (except on auspicious days). It's a very small temple but if you want some peace and quiet, it's worth visiting it. (There's some construction work going on right now which makes it difficult to take nice pictures,... More

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Srirangam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I had the feeling of Puri temple . well maintained temple. Pity of secular India if any Hindu temple maintained well and devotees coming is heavy it will be taken by the Govt .

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Regularly visit Puri Jagannath temple..well maintained and is situated in a beautiful location close to the seashore. One can enjoy the evening breeze. i was fortunate to enjoy the dance performance of the Odysey dance ( classical dance of Orissa / Odisha now) More about Lord Krishna and his tales. expressive..The temple is clean and the grass lawns too is... More

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, the temple complex dedicated to Lord Jagannath and his siblings Balabhadra and Subhadra, is an island of tranquility, and sheer bliss. Once upon a time there used to be only one Jagannath temple, located at the original kshetra, Puri in Odisha. Over centuries many princely states built temples for the revered... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This newly constructed temple, conceivably the cleanest temple of Chennai, is located at about 400 metres from Kanathur (ECR road) and is the new home of Puri Jagannath (of course along with Balabhadra and Subhadra). I had been to puri last year and had to wait for long hours in queue to meet my little friends. This temple is less... More

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