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Hiuge Temple

This is a huge huge temple, and will take at least 30 mins if you want to walk around the temple once. So, plan your time accordingly. The history of the temple is illustrious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kodagu (Coorg), India

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Kodagu (Coorg), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a huge huge temple, and will take at least 30 mins if you want to walk around the temple once. So, plan your time accordingly. The history of the temple is illustrious, and it is written on many tablets in and around the temple. A very serene experience!

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this holy temple 2nd time in year 2015 on 25.11.2015. This is one of huge and leading temple of Lord Shiva in South India It is believed that Mother Parvati got Lord Shiva by Tapasya under a mango tree which is believed to be 3500 years old and now a small part of so called tree is kept... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ekambareshwar temple, a fine example of pallava architecture, is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the Pancha Bhootha Lingas. The Linga here represents Earth and is said to be made of sand. So, no abhishekams are performed here. This temple also hosts a mango tree, said to be 3000 years old. The temple is also noted for... More 

Thank Travellove1025
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful temple from 700 AD (although most of the current structure is from much later period - around 1400 AD). The temple is huge, aesthetically majestic and one of the grandest Shiva temple in the country. Please note that non-Hindu's are not allowed to enter the inner temple where the deity presides. However, this should not be... More 

Thank sanmoy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its old and very big temple, dont forget to visit 3000 yrs old mango tree there. People may ask you to pay for special darshan but I feel its not needed.

Thank Sandeep M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its an absolutely beautiful temple and a must visit! Don't miss the spot where the mango tree is present.

Thank yo_shiva
Tiruchirappalli, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This is a Devotional temple with lots of heritage,main temple is for lord shiva. You can also find linga with 108 sub-lingas in it. Picture shown here is of the stala viruksham.

Thank Sudhar23
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Very nice architecture.Must visit place. You can have a close look of one of the famous ShivaLingam - Pruthvu ligam here. You can have a round look to see the architecture marvels.

Thank Rajesh A
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

It a place more for local worshippers and not a place for tourist. Let respect them. Be thoughtful to the locals and not disturb the worshippers!

Thank Don C
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

For the past several decades the improvements are lagging behind though good income is received through Hindu devotees as well as foreign visitors.All over debris, and unfinished structures, poles et are scattered. There is not good pathway from 1st Gopuram entrance till temple proper. The prakarams are not in good walk able condition.Very old sacred temple of one of PANCHABOOTHAM... More 

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