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Livermore Shiva-Vishnu Temple

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Address: 1232 Arrowhead Ave, Livermore, CA 94551-6963
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+1 925-449-6255
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Blissful experience having dharshan at the temple!

Wow, what a blissful experience having peaceful dharshan at the Balaji temple in Livermore, not very far away from San Francisco! ☺

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DrMurugesan R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, what a blissful experience having peaceful dharshan at the Balaji temple in Livermore, not very far away from San Francisco! ☺

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

It is a must visit for the Hindu community of Bay Area.The Hindu Community and Cultural Center provides them an opportunity to celebrate the festivals together and a place to keep in touch with each other.The 31 year old temple has all major temples like Shiva,Balaji,Seetharama,Ganesh,Hanuman,Parvathi,Radhakrishna etc.,They celebrate all major festivals.The complex is very spacious and maintained well.It has assembly... More 

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Thank AnjanManda
San Ramon, California
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

Interesting place to visit. I didn't even know their was a Hindu Temple in Livermore until recently. Architecturally, the Livermore Shiva-Vishnu Temple is an interesting place to visit.

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Thank LisaandRod93013
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

The masonry work here is awesome!!!! Everyone I have met here has been more than friendly. Definitely worth a quick visit if you are in the area

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Thank Divhief07
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

this is an amazing temple built as per south indian style as per aagama sastras. the temple houses, ganapathy, kartikeya, linga, ram-lakshman-sita, balaji-sridevi-bhudevi, hanuman, navagrahas, radha-krishna. all deities are beautifully carved and adorned with appropriate jewels and attires. the temple ambience is nice and it is neatly maintained. the main hall is beautifully finished and maintained. the poojas are conducted... More 

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Thank vaida17
Fremont, California, United States
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

Of all the temples in bay area - this is my favorite. It's a little bit of a hike to get here from other parts of the bay area but well worth it. The architecture is nice and the temple is well maintained and peaceful There are special occasions when there is a rush, but the temple is spacious and... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

The poojas conducted at the temple are exhaustive, soul stirring and traditional. A visit to the temple can invigorate the devotee to lead a dharmic life. .

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Brentwood, California
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I love visiting the Livermore Shiva Vishnu temple. It is built like a South Indian temple. It is an amazing spiritual experience. This is not a tourist place but more to worship. There are many small temples within of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Ganesha, Durga, Navagraha and many more. The temple people are very friendly and all are welcome. Plenty... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

Other reviewers' photos of the temple intrigued me. It's well worth the less than an hour it takes to walk around the temple. We asked to go inside and were instructed to leave our shoes in a special room in the administrative building. We were told people could wear socks if they wished. Photos are not allowed inside, but if... More 

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Like the Tirupati style of architecture, the temple has a grand elevation and gaja stambha. It has Tirupati Balaji style dirty and Shiva linga along with other deities. Had delicious masala upma prasadams in the evening i

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