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Sri Sthala Sayanaperumal Temple is located right next to the Mahabalipuram bus stand. The temple is... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Karthik R
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Chennai (Madras), India
An Ancient idol of lord Vishnu with a Vijayanagara style Gopuram

The idol of lord Vishnu in a sleeping posture with 3 hands on floor and 4th one calling the... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
SrinivasaB2015
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old temple adjacent to Mahabalipuram Bus Stand. I was unable to understand much inside the temple as most of the information was written in Tamil language. It was not crowded when I reached this temple.

Thank Niya1315
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This temple is more than a millennium old. This Lord Vishnu's temple is located in the town - easily accessible. Peaceful dharsan. Architecture is excellent all over. Very clean, spacious parking and well organised administration.

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

If you have a problem regarding your property or buying one.. its believed that he solves it.The Goddess is also called nilayambigai... You can find the The Shrine of the perumal reclining with his hands rested on the ground.. marking that he will help regarding...More

Thank kalpalatha
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This Temple is the centerpiece of the town. It is where the chariot is housed. I was disappointed to find that the chariot ceremony was past. Believers become quite anxious during that event and the drama unfolding is not to be missed. The arches and...More

1  Thank Iratdog
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Right as you come out of the shore temple complex we see this temple .Access is easy and darshan is relaxed.Of the same antiquity as the other temples (approx. 1000 years plus) the temple is peaceful and there as a huge as the srirangapatnam temple...More

1  Thank neeleshkulkarni
Reviewed January 14, 2018

This temple is among the 108 Divya Desam, or must visit holy temples and it lies in the 61st place on that list. Lord Vishnu appears in the teaching posture having his hands on the chest. It is said that Mahabali Chakravarthy ruled this sthala...More

Thank Aryan2007
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Sri Sthala Sayanaperumal Temple is located right next to the Mahabalipuram bus stand. The temple is very old and has lot of history. It is meant to help the needy for issues in health and wellness. The temple is one among the 108 Vaishnavite temples...More

1  Thank Karthik R
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Visiting hours for this temple is in morning between 8am to 11am...and in the evening between 3pm to 8pm...entrance fees...well there are something which money can't buy (FOC)... Located very near to Arjuna's Penance...it's being said here that people who wants to live in their...More

Thank Kunal_Bhowmick
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

The idol of lord Vishnu in a sleeping posture with 3 hands on floor and 4th one calling the devotees along with Pundarika Maharishi near Padam is an eye catching one. An ugly modern Agramantapam is being built by the trust I guess, which will...More

Thank SrinivasaB2015
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Most foreign tourists come to Mahabalipuram for the archaeological sites, but this temple in the middle of town should not be missed. I went in the early morning, when the temple was crowded with locals, and found the ritual activities going on in virtually every...More

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