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Monkey Temple (Durga Temple)
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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“another must see”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

again make the effort to visit the Durga Temple -- it's an unforgetable experience that is sure to impress

Visited November 2012
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Byron Bay, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beware the touts”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

An AMAZING temple but touts are focussed on westerners. Just ignore them - you do not have to give anyone any money at this temple.

Visited October 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Pretty temple and fun to watch monkeys!”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

We visited on a Tuesday - one of the busier days of the week at the temple. It was interesting to see the service and worshipers and great fun to watch the monkeys. We had experienced aggressive monkeys in a Jain temple elsewhere, so it was a relief to see these monkeys simply enjoying the sights and sounds!

Visited November 2012
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Leuven, Belgium
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Watch out :)”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

Here, the monkey sways the scepter! Really, if you are walking towards the temple, and you are crossing a monkey, it is you that has to take a step aside! Watch out for glasses of other loose thing, put them in the lockers or otherwise the monkeys will take them! The temple itself, it is worthwile to go and visit it! You don't have to pay entrance!

Visited October 2012
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Toronto
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“kind of gross”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

It just wasn't pleasant when we were there. It might have just been the time of year, but it was so incredibly hot and for some reason they had sooo many flies at this temple. It just wasn't worth it and we only stayed for about 5mins.

Visited September 2012
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