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Chilkur Balaji Temple, Hyderabad
(4.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Admire the millennium-old details of Chilkur Balaji Temple, a place of worship devoted to Venkateswara, a form of the Hindu god Vishnu. Also known as the "visa god," Venkateswara draws devotees praying to gain a visa to visit the United States. If their initial 11 rounds around the temple yield success, worshippers must perform another 97 circumambulations in thanks. The temple represents one of the few in the country that doesn't accept any money from devotees, and has no privileged access. Use our Hyderabad itinerary builder to visit Chilkur Balaji Temple on your trip to Hyderabad, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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TripAdvisor
  • Chilkur Balaji temple is one of the oldest temples in Hyderabad. The presiding deity is Lord Venkateswara Swamy and he's also considered as 'Visa Balaji'. It's a must visit temple in Hyderabad. You ca...  more »
  • I have visited this place many times. Best time to visit this place is only weekdays. Too much crowded in weekends. 
  • 1. Good drive to the temple. Good roads. wayside fruits 2. Temple has good organisation. Beware of flowersellers trying to fleece you. 3. Gotta change lanes of fast moving people doing pradakshanas to...  more »
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  • VERY VERY POPULAR VERY HELPFUL PEOPLE'S MAINTENANCE OF CHILKUR SREE BALAJI TEMPLE IS VERY VERY GOOD THIS ORGANIZATION IS VERY RESPONSIBLE THEY ARE VERY INTERESTED IN THIS AREA LOOK AFTER THIS BEAUTIFUL TEMPLE THEY DON'T TAKE CASH WHICH. IS VERY SUPER NOT EVEN ONE HUNDI IN THIS TEMPLE VERY UNIQUE INTERESTING THING OKAY THANKS VISIT ONCE TO GET HAPPINESS IN LIFE
  • One of the famous temple in hyd and devotees excited to visit this temple.288 bus avialable from mehdipatnam.
  • Om namo venkayesaya... why the hell should a temple need rating??? Bloody concept of google...
  • Nice temple, except for the beggars and shopkeeper loot.. the temple management is aware still do nothing. 3 star only for the poor management.. else nice temple!
  • Chilkur balaji is my favorate good .he is most powerful god.there the location is vere peacefull.