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Janardhana Swami Temple

Beach Road | Near Papnashnam Beach, Varkala, India
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Janardana Swami Temple is a 2000-year-old temple

Janardana Swami Temple is a 2000-year-old temple situated in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram.[1] It is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Muthusamy Irung... R
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Very old Hindu temple. Historical place. Many tourists visit this place. Very peaceful place. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Asif A
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Beach Road | Near Papnashnam Beach, Varkala, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Janardana Swami Temple is a 2000-year-old temple situated in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram.[1] It is also known as Varkala Temple. Janardana Swami is a form of Lord Vishnu. It is a very well known temple in Kerala about 10.9 km west of Kallambalam on NH 66 near sea, 25 km north of Thiruvananthapuram city, 13 km south of famous backwater...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very old Hindu temple. Historical place. Many tourists visit this place. Very peaceful place. There are priests to conduct puja.

Thank Asif A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is located on top of hill and it gives very nice view. Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Thank DiguMB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a 2000 year old temple located in Varkala. It is once worth visiting, particularly if you are having a spiritual bent of mind.

Thank bonvoyage_ananda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is situated on small hill and one needs to climb steps to reach there. The structure of temple is unique one.

Thank R B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sri Janardhana Swami Temple is located just near to Papnashnam Beach in Varkala. It is located on small hill and location is superb. When we visited the temple, the get of Shri Janardhana Swami was decorated in Narsimha Avatar. We got a very peaceful Darshan....More

Thank Manee997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in not expecting much... but walked into a spiritual sanctuary that was full of spirituality. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank fredskitchen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an ancient temple and the architecture and feel is real good. The lighting of lamps in the evening is just awesome. Tourists who like to visit old temples can visit this place.

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful tranquil temple ( except for Diwali fireworks which were scarily loud) Beautiful architecture and a wonderful tree where couples wanting a baby attach a doll and pray to be blessed with a child.

Thank Sunnywin
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

2000 years old shrine. Called as Gaya of south. Rich Kerala tradition. Janarthana Swamy is powerful. Lot of people doing rituals for their ancestors. Must visit temple. A kilometre away Varkala and Papanasam beaches.

Thank Ganehvenkat
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