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Visited Sri Ganesha Gayatri Temple in Chicago,IL near Lemont. Excellent temple and the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
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Good Environment & Claim Place for mind relaxation. Great management and they have a gift and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
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1230 McCully Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15235-4715
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Visited Sri Ganesha Gayatri Temple in Chicago,IL near Lemont. Excellent temple and the Kumbabishekam was carried out recently. The only temple for Goddess Gayatri Matha in the USA. Mr.Chandrasekara Gurukkal is in-charge of this Divine temple and explained the great significance of this Temple. By...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Good Environment & Claim Place for mind relaxation. Great management and they have a gift and bookshop with interesting things. Canteen food services are really good and worth for money. A good place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank dcnsakthi
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We drove from NY to visit this popular temple and immediately realized that weekend is probably not the best time to experience a pleasant and satisfactory visit. The parking was jammed, long queue to get in the temple and we're allowed only a few seconds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rpstgnyc
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Extraordinary traditional Hindu ceremonial performance attended by many friends and family followed by excellent dinner

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Al B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Pros: Temple between woods in hill top, driveway, rest rooms, ambiance, calm atmosphere, view, positive vibrations, meditate, elegant tasty Indian food. Cons: parking (weekends)

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Situated within low-lying mountains of Monroeville, this temple is representative of true temple architecture of India. The priests and staff are very welcoming and encourage you to stay with no expectations that you do anything but come and pray. There is a modest shop which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank AK L
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit-if you are looking for a peaceful devotional Hindu temple. Very clean and orderly. There is ample parking and our visit went without a fuss. Sambar rice was good but we liked the tamarind rice better.

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank dipankar77
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is I believe oldest Hindu Temple in USA. Very well maintained. The food available in temple canteen is great. Will be very crowded on weekends and it will be difficult to park your vehicle as there is very less parking space and very congested.

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank ravindrav48
Reviewed 4 December 2017

A must visit when you are in Pittsburgh , a Tirumala outside India , very peaceful and religious. Very clean and well maintained. Ambience was very devotional. Prasadam was very nice and filling

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Sab139
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This temple is one of the most visited temples by Indians in USA. This temple is maintained in such a nice way with very good parking facility. By visiting this temple, it is very sure that you will be enlightened with lot of spiritual thoughts....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank lakshminarasaiah
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12 June 2017|
Response from Sudhamsh M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about Saturdays in particular. But the days the temple parking is full I have heard they let us park in a school parking lot not too far and provide a shuttle to the temple.
19 April 2016|
Response from RavichandranH | Reviewed this property |
I find the SV temple website has a list. See of hotel names and numbers in svtemple page public/hotels Most Motels/Hotels offer special rates for Temple visitors, 1 Choice Hotel at Monroeville... More