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“Remarkable medieval architecture”
Review of Simhachalam Temple

Simhachalam Temple
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Guwahati, India
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507 reviews
328 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 474 helpful votes
“Remarkable medieval architecture”
Reviewed February 23, 2014

A historic temple with unique architectural fusion of Vijayanagara style and Kalingas. The temple structure is similar to those built by the Vijayanagara kings in south, whereas the detailed sculptures and adorned columns resemble to the Kalinga temples of east. Unfortunately, photography is not permitted inside.
Located atop the hills, the sunset view of the Eastern Ghats from the temple is splendid.

Visited December 2013
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Excellent !!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

Must visit. It is dedicated to Lord Narasimha , an incarnation of Vishnu. Avoid lunch hours as the Darshan are closed, for exact timing, check with your hotel.

Visited February 2014
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“interesting for foreigners”
Reviewed February 8, 2014

very big and impressive, holy for the locals. Interesting to see. You can pay 100 rupee and take the short line. No shoes allowed. You get to see "real people". The temple is on a hill, you can climb with a car or bus, I walked the way down (up was too much), it was nice.

Visited March 2013
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Very nice location and quiet”
Reviewed February 8, 2014

We went there early morning and found no crowd. People said there will be long queue but we didn't face much. There is a VIP ticket though for 100 rs per head. The place is very clean. Outside you have to deposit shoes and cameras 2 to 5 rs. A good wash room and bathing place. Inside the temple is beautiful. It's old. The prasadaa as yellow rice we enjoyed. It's overall a great memory.. To mention normal entry is free.

Visited January 2014
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“Nice to worship”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Temple is situated on a small hill and the temple can be reached by road only. Govt buses and private vans are available. You will get a nice valley view and the birds eye view of Vizg city also.

Visited January 2014
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