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Karni Mata Temple

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Address: Deshnoke, Deshnoke, India
Phone Number: 919898467264

Rat Temple

Karni Mata


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Best temple near bikaner. There is a lots of rat in temple. This temple is amazing. Unique temple. There is a white rat also. This is said that if you see a white mouse then you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2016
Hemraj C
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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Karni Mata is a rat temple and if you are near to Bikaner, it is definitely worth visiting! There is a legend that goes around with it, so if you ask a local they will tell you about it. Keep in mind that there are thousands of rats and it is a temple so you must take your shoes off... More 

Thank riina763
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A sacred temple with lots of rat playing, fighting & enjoying around. The experience is out of the world as you believe that you are guest at mice place. They roam so freely here, there, every where. If you are afraid of mice and weak hearted plz do visit very carefully. Try to find the white mouse, it's beleived to... More 

Thank Gunjan N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Famous worldwide . Place is a must visit of you are in Bikaner.Lovely atmosphere.the rats are not at all harmful and I could feel a sign of positivity all around.Try visiting there during monsoon or winter season to enjoy more

Thank Arpit M
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located around 30km away from Bikaner this sacred temple is only noteworthy to tourists because of one thing, it's rats! Apparently there are approximately 40000 of the little cheekys running around, including a couple of rare white mice, and they vary in appearance to reasonably cute to debatably plague ridden. The floor is a bit sticky because, you know, and... More 

Thank Josh555
Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's definitely a different sort of place. I was curious to see rats everywhere roaming freely and revered. Rats it did deliver. That part was interesting. Of course you have to take off your shoes and socks, but you can't even keep your shoes in a backpack - they must be surrendered to a free shoe check for the duration... More 

Thank bmaddin
Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

About 30km from Bikaner city is located this world famous temple.Santhoshi Ma is a powerful Goddess and we feel that our daily prayers led us to visit this temple. Presence of large amount of rats crawling all over is a speciality in this temple. We were told that if you happen to see a crawling white rat,make a wish and... More 

Thank cbs1306
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Best temple near bikaner. There is a lots of rat in temple. This temple is amazing. Unique temple. There is a white rat also. This is said that if you see a white mouse then you are a lucky ;)

Thank Hemraj C
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Karni mata temple ( Rat temple) best temple in india 8th wonder near Bikaner ,One should vist this temple if visting india

Thank estoeseltimo
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This is not for the squeamish. Having said that , there is a morbid curiosity about the place. I find it strange that everyone walks in bare feet amongst thousands of rats, some dead, some half dead, amongst corn, milk and coconuts that have been fed to them. You are walking in all their muck and excrement. My advice is... More 

Thank Harry_Roseblade
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I had grown up in the same place of this Temple. This is one of the best temple i had visited. I had grown up e=with the blessing of Maa Karni and love to be at this place anytime.

Thank SudMumbai

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