Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple, Pondicherry

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  • Beautiful and scenic place.. An idol of Lord Nataraj and beautiful surroundings... The shape of the temple is the main attraction  more »
  • A great place to visit, even if you are not particularly religious. A temple that looks more like an Egyptian pyramid with a traditional Nataraja idol worshipped in the traditional Tamil way.  more »
  • This is a very very small temple of natraj with lot of greenery around. We were the only visitors there. It's pyramid shape is its main point of attraction.  more »
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  • nice place to start a day with. it is situated near the beach. you can hear the waves sound. the place contains a beautiful pyramid temple with an idol of "Nataraj" the dancing Shiva. a must visit to get some peace and view. opening time- 6am to 12pm and 4pm to 6pm.
  • Nice and peaceful place. The pyramid structure is very appealing. Just beside a beach. Timings are 8-12PM 4-7PM. Approach road is small and no parking facilities but on road itself. It was rebuilt after it was affected by Tsunami. The intention of this place is for people to meditate peacefully listening to the voice of nature.
  • It's like a private property in village on shore line of sea. Containing a unique Pyramid structure, What is that for culturally only the priest or owner knows. One can only identify it is developed on tourism view. But it's sound different from priest & locals ,So it can be welcomed. the On the contrary you can find it as best placed to concentrate on Shiv yoga meditation on sound of ocean wave. I can appreciate the developer view to give such a calm & peaceful devotional region to the society for man kind. The Natraj Idol of God Shiv is also extremely attractive.
  • Based on the structure of Great Pyramids of Giza, Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple is a prominent temple in Pondicherry tourist places dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple complex has three paths for pradakshina according to Indian traditions and certainly a sight to behold for both the devotees and tourists. The unique temple is oriented towards north while the entrance faces south as the Indian tradition considers Shiva as the Teacher of the South
  • A Temple of Great Artistic brilliance....with the stunning shape of a Pyramid..located in the ambience provided by the beach...it's a great location.
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