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Svayambhu of kurma avatar

This is the only temple of the world where Lord Vishnu is Svayambhu in his Kurma avatar. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Sudha2410
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Visakhapatnam, India
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only one temple in world

This was only temple in world which Vishnu in Tortoises form. This place have an history which last... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Miraclemani
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Srikakulam, India
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This is the only temple of the world where Lord Vishnu is Svayambhu in his Kurma avatar. It is a beautiful temple with lovely carvings. There is a Swetha pushkarini in front of the temple which is believed to have been made by Lord Vishnu's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This was only temple in world which Vishnu in Tortoises form. This place have an history which last ritules and annual death rituales perform hear. this was very famours place but less known

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A very nice temple and a most definately must visit place. A littel distance away from the town but taxis are available for a price for visiting.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

SRIKURMAM is the only Temple in the world where Lord Vishnu is worshipped in Kurmavatar. The Deity here is Vishnu manifested in the form of kurma ie tortoise shaped Swayambhu idol. The garbhagriha is a small one and a little below the ground level and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Visit this place if you love Ancient Indian architecture and craftsmanship. Things you don’t get to see in modern world. Although the inside of the temple structure was filled and packed with stones and blocks long back, you could still see the details on the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

An older temple yet a popular in this area. It is a good place for pilgrims to visit and to have a peace and psychological pleasure.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

It is about 20 km from Srikakulam town. The temple is very ancient and was protected well by our ancestors from the onslaught of Muslim invaders in those days. The main deity is Lord Vishnu in his 2nd Avatar (Kurma or Tortoise ) and is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I visited srikurmam in Nov 17 with family. Its about 13 km from srikakulam. Temple is very old and is a great place of architecture. The main deity is lord Vishnu in kurmavatar. There are also hundreds of turtles here. I found it a very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Manish K
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The Temple, which is very popular in Srikakulam District, has a great history. The Temple is also very very popular for performing Final rights of a departed Soul. I visited this place during early October 2017. The place is dirty and dominated by Broker-Archakas. When...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

The diety is Kurmam that is Tortoise and is the Second avathra or canation of Lord Sri Maha vishnu. It is strange to note that there many varieties of Tortoise a beautiful type is of Star tortoise. Visitors and pilgrims of this temple will feed...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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