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Varadaraja Perumal Temple

Thiyagaraja Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Mesmerized by the lord

When I went to the temple in the morning I was lost in a trance looking at a such a beautiful lord... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandeep G
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Bangalore
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in the old tamil quarter, a temple dedicated to vishnu with the history that no one was able to... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
neeleshkulkarni
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New Delhi, India
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Thiyagaraja Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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"divine experience"
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"locals and tourists"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I went to the temple in the morning I was lost in a trance looking at a such a beautiful lord himself. The decoration of the lord was so good and calm feeling. The temple was neat and pandit was kind. On the main...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

in the old tamil quarter, a temple dedicated to vishnu with the history that no one was able to destroy it even during the french reign. A quick see thru is ok

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

== CAUTION == Address - Thiyagaraja Street is wrong === This Temple is in M G Road, Pondi Varadaraja Perumal temple (Thirubuvanai Temple), dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu, is located in the heritage town region of Pondicherry. The temple is a wealth of Chola...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

This is an ancient temple of Lord Vishnu. I was lucky to visit the temple when evening worship was being performed. I got prasadam also. Photography is not allowed.

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

We landed up in this temple by accident when we were strolling in the tamil quarters. Once we stepped inside we realized the strong chola structure and appears to be from the 10th-11th century. It has a beautiful pond at the back and the the...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

It took a while to locate this temple and even after checking with locals and auto drivers, it was difficult to pinpoint the location. Luck by chance we came across it. Evening time we visited and it stands out under light. South Indian architecture.

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

The location of this temple is fine. It is in the main town.Temple is kept clean.It is very near to pondichery executive inn hotel.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

As westerners this was of real interest to us. We weren’t disappointed as it’s a very large and busy temple with amazing statues and paintings. Lots going on as well. The tower outside is impressive.

Thank LoungerLondon
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

We had visited this temple on 2nd October 2017. It was 5 minutes walk from our hotel Shenbaga. We were at this temple in the evening time. At that time new flowers & garlands were being put on the deity and aarti was taking place....More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

a divine feeling engulfs u as soon as u enter the temple.....it is a life time experience. should go with family

Thank Surjeet S
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