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Dattatreya Temple and Hanuman Statue

Datta Dr. At Orangefield Rd., Carapichaima, Trinidad, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Datta Dr. At Orangefield Rd., Carapichaima, Trinidad, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the temple in the sea, we came to this temple. We did not enter, because I was wearing shorts and they can't allow that. I respect that and was happy with taking some pictures from the outside. The statue is what really intrigued...More

Thank MeInTheClouds
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

The architecture done on this place is truly astounding. The Hanuman murti (statue) is as well.The main hall can be rented for weddings and Hindu prayers. Please do not touch the building or its artifacts if you have consumed alcohol or non vegetarian food as...More

Thank Varuna V
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Reviewed December 10, 2017

The temple complex has a majestic 85-foot tall murti (effigy) of the Hindu god, Lord Hanuman, apparently the largest Hanuman murti outside India. A fascinating piece of India in Trinidad. Well worth a short visit.

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

On October 18th, after receiving some real good news, I wanted to thank Hanuman for his benevolence in making me tide over some real crisis. I was staying at Thanna's BB, Port of Spain and I asked the driver Kern to take me to the...More

1  Thank raash
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

If you are a Hindu or like Hinduism then this is a place to visit. It is so calm and peaceful. It feels like you are in a different world. The Hanuman statute is breathtaking as it is so very tall. Great for peace and...More

1  Thank slk2037
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

even though it has been raining cats and dogs all the statues are super clean. you are free to walk where you please and adore the magnificent art and culture. witness one of the largest Hanumans in the world

Thank veesha
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

This temple is home to the largest Hanuman murti/statue outside of India. A beautiful place to pray and meditate and interesting enough for non-believers as it showcases an important part of local culture and tradition. Entrance is free and the people attending to the temple...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Quite a unique site to be found in this part of the world.Both culturally ancient and yet modern.A great experience for everyone of any denomination. Very serene and peaceful,.

Thank devsankar12345
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

The architecture and magnificence of this temple is worth the visit. We were lucky to be here to attend a wedding ceremony, however, the tranquility and the beauty is breathtaking.

Thank Rhi21
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

A cultural and architectural experience you would not want to miss. In central Trinidad in a village with an Indigenous name, Carapichaima, lies, hidden in its' bowels, two Temples magnificently built in the same yard. The first, the largest Hanuman Statue outside of India, 85ft....More

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Devgovindjee
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About 35 minutes. The first 25 via highway. Then local roads.
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