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Vidyashankar Temple

National Highway 13, Sringeri 577139, India
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Nice place to visit

Vidyashankara temple is a good place to visit And it is very hot in summer season. Best season to... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Raichur District, India
via mobile
Beautiful, Calm and Peaceful

This Temple is very beautiful. A must visit when in Sringeri. You feel the cool breeze blowing and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Bengaluru, India
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“carvings” (2 reviews)
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National Highway 13, Sringeri 577139, India
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Vidyashankara temple is a good place to visit And it is very hot in summer season. Best season to visit is cold and rainy season. Its a place to go tour.

Thank Sharath15
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This Temple is very beautiful. A must visit when in Sringeri. You feel the cool breeze blowing and its so peaceful. Has a small pond at the back of the temple and you can feed the fish!

Thank shebons
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Must visit in Sringeri. This temple is situated in the same premise next to Sharadamba temple. There is a river next to the temple with lots of fish and you can feed them too.

Thank vihask
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The temple in Sringeri Shankara Mutt next to Sharadamba temple. The Shiva idol in the sanctum sanctorum and carved pillars and the dance hall are super. You need to limb some seven to eight really big steps to reach the temple. Go round the temple...More

Thank loki_knows
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Vidyashankara Temple was built many centuries back. The unique monument built entirely of stone combining both Hoysala (Chalukya) and Dravidian architectural styles. Tunga river flows at the back side of this temple.

Thank sathyaswat
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

First of all I wd request TripAdvisor to combine Vidya Sankara Temple also under this head. Both are one and the same. Vidyasankar Temple Sringeri is a master piece in architecture built in 13th century by a great Sankaracharya of Sringeri Mutt, Vidyaranyar. The Dasavathara...More

Thank Rajahiyer
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Beautiful temple. Lot of carvings and sculptures all around the outer wall. Exquisite carvings on the inside of the temple too.

Thank KUMAR01818
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This temple is a part of the Sringeri Temple. The structure is old and beautiful. It has a nice architecture. The climate is cool and one can spend time by sitting around the temple and relax

Thank VSRambabu
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Was very crowded when I visited (December). Small temple. Spent some time in the nearby bathing ghat and feed the fishes as well when you visit.

Thank vijincet
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Beautiful sculptures. Good accommodation in Ashram at temple complex. Double 150 rupees. Don't visit on weekend.

Thank Papayaved
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