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Guruvayur Temple

Guruvayur Temple Road, Guruvayur, India
255 6335
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A Truly Divine Experience.

This over 5000 year old temple of Lord Krishna is captivating from its first sight. Its Dravidian... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeet G
Legendary!

Small and beautiful. This temples holds a lot of glorious history in Kerala. God in God's own... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dossarathy
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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  • Excellent73%
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  • Average5%
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Guruvayur Temple Road, Guruvayur, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This over 5000 year old temple of Lord Krishna is captivating from its first sight. Its Dravidian architecture is a novelty for folks visiting from other parts of the country. We happened to visit it at the very begining of the pilgrim season. Given the...More

Thank Jeet G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small and beautiful. This temples holds a lot of glorious history in Kerala. God in God's own country!!..

Thank Dossarathy
Reviewed 1 week ago

when u visit this place u get different type of positive vibrations i would definatly recommened this place when u visit kerela

Thank Siddhesh P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the temple is quite modern, the atmosphere is unique as it was crowded with pilgrims from all cities around Guruvayur. You can even see the temple elephants.

Thank belenchin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Besides the fact that it is a beautiful temple, the official are ignorant about hindus. Their default argument only anyone of indian descent is a hindu and the rest none. Travelled here with my sis in law who is of chinese descent and was banned...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lord of Guruvayur pulls you in with his mighty power. Words in English are grossly inadequate to describe this unique experience of the union with Lord Krishna. We were here on a weekday, in the evening. We were extremely fortunate to witness the evening...More

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The famous Guruvayur temple is a place not to be missed if you believe in the almighty. Ancient temple still practicing the age old customs. A sense of satisfaction is there every time i visit this temple. Tulabharam (offerings like banana, jaggery, rice etc) can...More

Thank travelangudi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A famous Hindu shrine of Lord Shri Krishna. Heavy crowd. Due to Pilgrimage season. Took 4 hours to have darshan yesterday. Crowds are well managed. Everyone has opportunity to have a glimpse of the Lord. If one knows the times of the numerous rituals, when...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the must watch place in Kerala. Expecting More crowd and long queue. Bath room facilities are available to take bath for visiter. Near by Railway station. Lord Krishna is the maid deity. This temple have some Elephants as well. Clean and safe temple.

Thank RBALASingapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guruvayur Temple is the one of the famous temple in Kerala and it is situated in Thrissur district. I felt now it is very crowd comparing the last year. Here, women need to be dressed in either a saree or half saree and men should...More

Thank sssajin
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sarikagupta16
4 December 2017|
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Response from girish v | Reviewed this property |
Best time is early morning around 8 am. There is no special tickets here only general dharshan.
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Angulakshmi G
27 September 2017|
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Response from Sriram S | Reviewed this property |
There are a few other temples you can visit like Mammiyoor Shiva temple, Parthasarathy temple, Chamundeswari temple. Also Punnathurkotta Elephant Palace may be of interest to you.. if you are new to Kerala there are a lot... More
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Angulakshmi G
25 September 2017|
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Response from SeeKat1603 | Reviewed this property |
No advance booking required for worshipping or darshan. But there are different types of puja that can be done which are on Temple website. We stayed at Mayura Residency , very near temple, the best around, it has restaurant... More
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