Guruvayur Temple, Guruvayur

Visit a sacred site of Hindu pilgrimage at Guruvayur Temple, a temple complex dedicated to Vishnu, here worshipped in the form of Krishna. The temple's origins remain shrouded in mystery: some believe the icon worshipped here to be over 5,000 years old, while other estimates reference the first time that it appeared in a text, back in the 16th century CE. The temple adheres strictly to its routines and dress code, and non-Hindus do not have access to the main building. Take a look at our Guruvayur trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Guruvayur Temple and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • In most of the temples we observe good sculpture. Here we can see beautiful sculpture as well as painting works on the walls of the abode. The temple was old. But the colours of the paints was still s...  more »
  • Keep in mind the following points - The temple gets very crowded - Unlike other temples across the country, there is no provision for you to pay for a shorter darshan line - You have to allocate a who...  more »
  • Most of the visitors to the temple town are for worshiping Lord Krishna , the deity of temple here. A visit to the temple make every one feel blessed.  more »
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  • One of the most important temple in India dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Temple is very ancient one. Guruvayur ekadashi is the most important festival. It's always crowded most of the days. Facilities like lodges, hotel, restaurant, baggage store, parking area, bathing etc are available. Temple is famous for its rich collection of elephants.
  • Awesome place of Krishna devotees. You will get decent veg foods around the temple. Also you can find almost all range of Hotel which is suiting for a temple here. Since it a crowded temple you need to plan properly. This place is connected with trains nd Ksrtc buses. Almost all hotels is also having their parking slots.
  • Guruvayoor temple is one of the greatest temple Kerala.... ഗുരുവായൂര്‍ ക്ഷേത്രം ഭൂലോക വൈകുണ്ഠ എന്നും അറിയപ്പെടുന്നു.... Good parking facility, Free food, waiting so many hours for darshan.....
  • Very old Krishnan temple. Revered by all.well maintained. Even today traditions are followed scrupulously. Non Hindus are not allowed inside the temple. Thulabaram, is one of the famous offering. Always crowded, with long queue.
  • Abode of Lord Krishna. A famous temple which Hindus considered most sacred one. Usually crowded. Only Hindus are allowed inside
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