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Nice temple - interesting piece of mythology

This temple is just a short distance from Chikmagalur, and should definitely be on your list for a... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Bengaluru, India

The temple is 1200 years old with Sri Rama as the main deity. The unique aspect of the temple is... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Bengaluru, India
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Hiremaglur | Hiremagalur, Chikmagalur, India
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This temple is just a short distance from Chikmagalur, and should definitely be on your list for a visit when in this area. We visited on a Sunday evening during Dasara, but the place was not crowded. It is a nice temple, maintained well and...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The temple is 1200 years old with Sri Rama as the main deity. The unique aspect of the temple is the arrangement of the main statues. It is customary for Sri Rama temples to have Sri Rama's statue in the middle, Sri Lakhmana on His...More

1  Thank Sachmach
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This temple though older than the more famous temples in belur and halebidu is not flocked by tourists. The priests are very helpful in explaining the history of the temple. The mythology that's attached to it and explains carefully even to people who are not...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a 700 years old temple contructed in various historical styles. Its Garbhagriha and Sukhanasi structures in the Hoysala style. The remaining portions are additions in Dravidian style. The present navaranga is of the 14th century. While the mukhamandapa may be of the 16th...More

Thank AmitJ295
Reviewed 7 April 2018

was a hidden away in corner of Chikamagalur... can be seen in beginning when u enter the outskirts of the city... home to famous priest and poet.. Hiremagalur Kannan..

1  Thank Shank46
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Amazing temple... really old.. over 1200 years old, Has an english speaking priest. The murti of Lord Rama with Sita to his right is unique. This is in the avtaar of Kalyanam . Hanuman ji is missing since this is much before vanvaas

1  Thank TinaDhawan
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This temple is another like the Belavadi temple that is not very visited. However, it is beautiful and very unique. It has no foundation and has been made from interlocking stones as the area was very prone to heavy rains and the rulers of the...More

Thank Ayush22
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Small, not much crowded, but a must visit temple of Sri Ram. Pujari explained in detail the complete story behind why the status in temple are in this pose, why Sita Maa is in right of Sri Ram and not left, as depicted in all...More

Thank Amit G
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The temple is in Hiremagalur about 4 kms from Chikmagalur. Its 1000 years old and beautiful. We were fortunate to witness the tulasi pooja. The idols depicts Rama, Sita and Laxman walking. The priests are friendly and explain the history patiently. A divine experience.

1  Thank Vinayak P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Wanted to meet especially the main Pujari Sri Hiremagalur Kannan, a great scholar and master of Kannada language. Was lucky to spend quality time with him in his newly built shed! Visited temple, If you are a Kannadiga or a person who can read Kannada,...More

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