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The light effect

This temple is amazingly beautiful when seen under lights. Plan to enter at sunset. The closing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
505bala
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Vellore, India
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Heavily commercialized

Note: 1) Keep your mobile, camera and footwear in the vehicle. Mobile and camera are not allowed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
webgenius_1
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Contrary to my expectations, the visit to the golden temple, Vellore was by and large a place of tourist attraction rather than a place of Worship.. The environment and the rituals / Pooja performed there do not give feeling of devotional atmosphere..

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This temple is amazingly beautiful when seen under lights. Plan to enter at sunset. The closing time is 8 pm and hence should aim for a visit between 6.30 and 8 pm. Senior citizens will find the walking a little arduous to their liking so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 505bala
Reviewed 4 days ago

Note: 1) Keep your mobile, camera and footwear in the vehicle. Mobile and camera are not allowed inside. 2) Involves plnety of walking around. Carry water and ght snacks. 3) Strictly say NO to guides. They will approach you near the ticket counter. Best time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Temple is Awesome,Extraordinary and out of the world experience very different from any temple build in modern India.The Fact that the structure has gold plating in gold and the Statue is pure gold makes the Temple extremely attractive. The pathway to the temple is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this opulent spiritual park more to pay tribute and homage to an extraordinary human endeavour that has been manifested on Earth in Vellore with the almighty Divine Mothers blessings rather than with a singular aim for offering worship.Was in and around the Vicinity...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was very nice temple to view. Here this area is occupies with so many acres. And this was filled with 1500 kg gold.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M5adhu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited temple followed by listening some relatives that there is star shaped walk way to temple; it's golden temple etc. At temple, they promote a lot about who established this temple; with seva ticket for darshan, they gave prasad beg; but with each goddess...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank soniikaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its the temple of Goddess Laxmi all around the temple is made of pure gold plates/solid. It is of-course marvellous. No phones and shoes are allowed and you are to walk round & round the temple about 3 -4 kms to reach the temple. One...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Pramod A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are two types of darshan available. One is special entry and other is free.sp .entry u have to spend 250 each and child free.if there is no rush and u can walk then don't take spend money. It's a wonderful view to watch on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shashankpatel p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our unplanned visit to Sripuram Golden Temple (Vellore) ended very well. I have visited long back in August 2017 with my family during our actual trip to Tirupati. We have hired Innova as we are 6 elders and one kid who would like to visit...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank soumyadevanaboina
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WearySole
November 18, 2018|
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Response from Balasreyas | Reviewed this property |
There is lot of walking to do. There are RS.100/- and Rs.200/- special darshan tixkets which makes the distance to be covered less. However, still distance to be covered may be a challenge to Senior Citizens. Wheel Chairs... More
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WearySole
November 18, 2018|
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Response from soumyadevanaboina | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is option for the older people to opt easy access. You can accompany them. Not an issue. The security people will take sum money (150 rs.) extra and send you easily. When we went we did the same following... More
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September 14, 2018|
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deepakppd
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Cloak Room at Katpadi Railway Station (2 Replies)
Hi, We are traveling to Vellore from Chennai at morning and our next train to Tirupati is at same day evening. Both is from Katpadi railway station. Is there a cloak room at Katpadi railway, so that we could keep our luggage there for certain hours and visit "Sripuram Golden Temple" and see "Vellcore City including CMC hospital" and back to station at evening. Also, will we get cabs at Katpadi railway station for covering temple and city in a brief. We will arrive Katpadi station...More
June 06, 2018|
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Thanks friend, the link is really helpful. Deepak.
nmanju1957
Mysuru (Mysore), India
Accommodation availability & prices (0 Replies)
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Sripuram Golden Temple (0 Replies)
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