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Janardhana Swami Temple

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Address: Beach Road | Near Papnashnam Beach, Varkala, India
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Janardhana swami temple

One of most beautiful temple of Janardhana, papanasam beach is near by.one of greatest experience in varkala

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Nitha B
Coimbatore, India
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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of most beautiful temple of Janardhana, papanasam beach is near by.one of greatest experience in varkala

Thank Nitha B
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a temple the culture oozes out of the surroundings . Festivals abound here so beautifully decorated with decorations made from natural materials the music is astounding with natural oil lamps illuminating all around .

Thank david w
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where religion and tourism come together. From the Varkala helipad, we took an auto and reached the temple. It is a very crowded place on way to the Varkala beach.

Thank Parthasarathi2016
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit temple if you are anywhere nearby Varkala or Thiruananthpuram. Vishnu temple is the main temple.

Thank ShivangBhatt
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple is beautiful and well worth seeing. When we arrived a man came up to us and showed us around and insisted that we enter the main part of the temple. I knew from my guide book that non-Hindus aren't welcome inside, but both him and the gentleman on the door insisted it was okay, even after I pointed... More 

Thank Georgia R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The temple is spread across a huge area, has two ponds, one which is accessible to public and one for the use for the temple. Very soothing feeling and good place to have peace.

Thank Biju G
Varkala, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Beautiful temple with an amazing tree where plastic dolls are hung to the branches ... must see to understand ! Do not miss the temple at night when all the candles are lightened !

Thank julienbrunois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Follow proper Dress code Women with proper saree or salwar.i saw women wearing full length skirts as well. Men needs to be bare chested with full length trousers/pants/jeans. Its a beautiful temple. The entrance has around 50 or less probably steps and its little steep. Once inside there are2-3 smaller mandaps and then a big one for the main god.... More 

Thank 503ruchia
Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Such a privilege to be able to go into this old temple. A temple has been on this site for 2000 years and this building has been there for 1000. The depictions of Lord Vishnu , Lord Hanuman and Durga are amazing. Definitely a must see

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

A lot of history to this temple! Everyday the decoration of the idol changes which is magnificent! The beach is just 5 mins walk and umpteen number of shacks within the vicinity. Shanti! Shanti!

Thank Kishore S

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