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Ekambareshvara Temple

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Nice temple

Old temple but well maintained. Timings are a bit of problem as it closes between 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Temple for shiva , it has 108 shiv lings.

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Patna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Old temple but well maintained. Timings are a bit of problem as it closes between 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Temple for shiva , it has 108 shiv lings.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is the best temple in kancheepuram. very historically atractive.when you go to kachi dont miss it.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had  visited this beautiful ancient temple complex during our sightseeing trip to Kanchipuram. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. We were left spellbound to see the very high gopuram showcasing Dravidian architecture at the entrance. Inside the temple complex we saw a long passage with meticulously carved pillars which is a photographer's delight. We saw ancient mango tree... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is one of the pancha bhoota sthalam. Though the temple is slightly commercialized, but one gets a spiritual and divine feeling here. Must see temple in Kanchipuram !

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vah in Sanskrit means to carry or to transport: Vahana of Ganesh - mouse Vahana of Kartikeya - peacock named Parvani As you enter one of the many halls look up on both sides and you will see a depiction of the two sons of Shiva: Ganesh riding on the mouse and Kartekia riding on the peacock

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this temple with my family recently but I visited here many times highlight of the temple is mango tree, each branches have different tastes of mangoes I'm not sure how much true it is, very quiet inside there is a huge honey comb at inside the main gopuram, this temple is very unique, highly recommend to... More 

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Shimoga, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reminds me of Sivagamiyin Sabatham where Paranjothi will try to visit this temple during Pallava period,

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When u walk inside to the temple you will feel that you are in a different place... If people are singing some bhajans loudly(we were lucky to hear some), it will enhance the ambience. It is big enough too...

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommend to visit early morning. Spend time to explore the architecture -pillars, carvings, high ceiling. Even its high summer season, it’s cool inside the temple. The main gate way is a magnificent structure

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though we were late, we managed to get in. Had a good darshan. Huge temple and taking spl. ticket , one can be reaching to the deity little faster.

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