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  • Gaurish Abhi
    Mangeshi, India115 contributions
    Good atmosphere, clean. Only you have to shell out money 100 for normal darshan and 250 for abhisheka. You need to walk a lot in star shape walking path before reaching the temple. Handicapped separate arrangement is there.
    Written 4 May 2022
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  • Sharad123
    Bengaluru, India41 contributions
    We took our car directly to the top of the hill. A decent car parking is available. The temple was not that crowded and we took 10min to have the darshan of Lord Muruga. View from the top of the hill is great
    Written 2 November 2021
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  • Sharad123
    Bengaluru, India41 contributions
    The place is well maintained and a gem if you are interested in very old stone carvings. Good spiritual vibes inside and one can easily spend 30 to 45 min here.
    Written 2 November 2021
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  • Ashish Gopal
    Mathura, India133 contributions
    Nice and a very ancient forte surrounded by lake. There is museum inside which closes at 5pm
    Inside forte there is also a temple. Can do it in 45 min.
    Written 26 February 2022
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  • Loganathan
    1 contribution
    An ancient and beautiful cave temple of Lord Murugan is located on top of a small hill. It is believed to be more than 1200 years old.
    One has to climb about 500 steps.Mostly steep, but can be climbed comfortably with adequate breaks. We were senior citizens with usual health issues like BP , diabetis etc.Still managed to climb without much problems.
    Lots of monkeys on the way .So better carry a stick .Also carry the puja materials, inside a zipped bag.

    Small temple inside a cave.Beautiful idols of Murugan, Valli and Deivanai.
    Good archagar who does Archanai and pujas very properly . Every Tuesday during Raghu kalam, ie, during 3-4:30 pm, abishegam and puja are conducted elaborately.(Not aware about other days)

    There is also another temple at the foothills.It is also believed to be more than 1000 years old.
    Written 12 September 2021
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  • Seetharaman S
    Chennai (Madras), India78 contributions
    It is a nice temple and well maintained and is located about 12 kms from Vellore fort. The temple history is captured on a wall inside the temple . The place was not too crowded and we a had a good darshan. The lingam is slightly tilted and the reason is also mentioned.
    Written 30 December 2019
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  • Muthu
    1 contribution
    Temple authorities are good, they have provided warm welcome to us. Temple was in beautiful village, it was a pleasant experience to pray lord Sri Bala
    Written 16 March 2021
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  • Aparajita_03
    Gurugram (Gurgaon), India190 contributions
    This is the best place to visit in Yelagiri. Very peaceful. There is a car parking available, charges Rs. 20. But the roads a quite narrow. Entry fee to the park and lake is Rs. 10 per head. The park is well maintained with swings like Columbus and giant wheel. The lake offers boating facility but it didn't look very safe so we avoided it. Great place to spend time with nature. There are benches available to sit facing the lake.
    Written 3 February 2020
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  • karthikeyan_nadar
    Chennai (Madras), India61 contributions
    I was on a temple trip to vellore , there I came to know about this temple. It took nearly an hour to reach from vellore. I used google map to reach . Roads were small but good. Temple is on the top of small hill, big roads are connected to the top. Still lot of work is going, it will take another year. You should walk for 10 min to climb the steps of the hill. There are lot of monkeys. At the top we reached the main siva temple . It’s very very old. Very happy to visit . There is a swami ji who takes care of this temple he is 90 years old.
    Written 31 August 2021
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  • Seetharaman S
    Chennai (Madras), India78 contributions
    We went with kids, there are many historical artifacts in state and ASI museum. Thave a good collection of statues from early 8 centuries. For history lovers this is a must visit place.
    Please note there are 2 museums inside the fort. One is maintained by state and the other one by ASI which is nearby.
    Written 31 December 2019
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  • VKR
    Chennai (Madras), India142 contributions
    Visited during1st Jan 2020. You feel vibration moving in and around temple and one of oldest Lord Shiva temple, which is located from Chennai 170KM and from Vellore City - 30KM. 2KM from Chennai Bangalore High-way.. you can see Temple - Gopuram from High-way. See.. Stones works.. such a nice ARC works and Still finishing so sharp. First time seen.. Special to see.. in two place at the temple next to each other that ... Lord Bhairavr facing SOUTH and Lord Saneeswara Facing WEST.
    Written 2 January 2020
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  • Seetharaman S
    Chennai (Madras), India78 contributions
    One of the 108 Divya desams, located at sholingur. You need to climb a hill to visit the temple. strongly recommend not to carry any food items . There are too many monkeys roaming around. They can grab anything from you. They are freely roaming inside the temple too.
    Written 31 December 2019
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  • Pramod1991
    Bardhaman District, India37 contributions
    Amirthi Zoological Park is a big letdown if you go there with high expectations since everything about it is quite ordinary, to be honest. It is not about the size actually it is indeed about the ultimate quality of the zoo, worth its name to be so called. The wildlife is nothing to write home about. It is mostly fed by seasonal waterfalls. A lot needs to be done really to acquire the true status of a full-fledged Zoo. For the nature lover though, it still provides an ideal break and requisite platform for occasional merrymaking in the company of friends and families. One can take the pleasure of witnessing the true colours of a vast jungle though.
    Written 19 July 2018
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  • Karpagavalli
    Chennai (Madras), India479 contributions
    The place is also called swambakkam once which later now called as senbakkam.there are a 5otal of eleven vina gas in this temple ,the selvage vinayagar in the centre, and the ten vinayagar around .the sanctum has no roof.
    Written 23 October 2019
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  • RÈMÈLY N
    51 contributions
    Nothing much to do over here . The route to this place is scenic and hilly . People worship here for Peace.
    Written 28 August 2018
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