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Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple

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Address: Pathanamthitta, India
Phone Number: +91-4735-20-20-48

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beautiful hilltop temple

no words to describe the beauty of lord ayyappa temple at sabarimala . really a nice pilgrim destination in india. annually about 125 to 130 lakh people visit sabarimala . annual... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Adoor, India
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Adoor, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

no words to describe the beauty of lord ayyappa temple at sabarimala . really a nice pilgrim destination in india. annually about 125 to 130 lakh people visit sabarimala . annual festival makaravilak in on 1 or 2nd week of jan

Thank sikhilviswam
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sabarimalai is the top most of all Ayyappan temple, it’s situated in the district of Pathanamthitta, Kerala. The shortest route to reach the temple is to travel in road till Pamba and trek to the temple which is few kilometers away. The holy river "Pamba" is considered to be equivalent to Holy Ganges. One needs to take holy dip in... More 

Thank Karthick_Madurai
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Coming here 2nd time. Its the most worshipped temple of lord iyyappa. We parked our car at pampa and took a holy dip at the river at 11pm. The water was so refreshing and we got energized. Had our dinner near pampa and started walking from kanni moola ganapathy. The treking is very strenous as the road to sabarimala is... More 

Thank Arun S
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is a revered temple of Sri Ayyappan which is worth all the pains which it takes to reach there. People have to be steadfast and have to be pure to see the sanctum.

Thank sreejit167
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Not for the unhealthy or heart patients or the weak heart. The climb took my family 12 year old nephew 71 year old father 54 year old mother in law through the steep path not the steps 1 hour 30 minutes. They are all reasonably healthy and takes walks daily but had a tough time. My mother who has osteoporosis... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Never have I seen such huge devotee following for a temple particularly in off season. Apart from Nov to Jan the temple opens for pilgrims only for 5 days in month. The trek is a 4 km climb and it ia certainly not for the faint hearted. One unique feature is that if you trek with the " Irumudi"- a... More 

Thank Alok S
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Sabarimala trip has all of it, pilgrimage, road trip and trecking. Its a perfect combination for people of any age group. Pampa is the base camp which is on the pampa river bed. It can be reached via KSRTC bus service from prominent towns in Kearala or via private vehicles. The road trip is through dense forest of Periar tiger... More 

Thank Karthik G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

sabarimala located dense forest 30 years back, now it was a small town ship crowded with pilgrims still i feel something else than other temples in the country.

Thank Pradeep K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

One of the oldest temples in India from the 16th century. It is located in a very dense and fast forest with wild animals like Tigers, Leoperds, Elephants, Bison and a whole lot of animals and birds and very rare herbs and medcinal plants. The nearest place accessable by road is PAMPA on the banks of river "Pampa" which originates... More 

Thank Sasi D
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

The Patahanamthitta district was carved out of Kollam, Idukki and Alapuzzha districts and was formed on 1st November, 1982. The places of interest around Pathanamthitta include The world famous Shabarimala shrine and Thiruvalla. Sabarimala is located 72 kilometers from Pathanamthitta and is the sacred abode of Lord Ayyappa.The famous festival of Makaravilakku is held in mid-january. Thiruvalla is home to... More 

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