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Nice temple

The Devarajaswami Temple in the eastern end of Kancheepuram is located at a distance of about 76... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
akhilchandu
via mobile
Divine

Massive temple with the Lord on a small invisible hillock where great saints like Ramanujar and... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
yesarar
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Kanchipuram, India
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The Devarajaswami Temple in the eastern end of Kancheepuram is located at a distance of about 76 kilometers from Chennai. This temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu was built by the Vijaynagar Empire. The 10 meters high idol of Lord Vishnu which is taken out once...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Massive temple with the Lord on a small invisible hillock where great saints like Ramanujar and Desikan prayed. A definitively must visit temple

Thank yesarar
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Make sure you visit the part on the left hand side, called the wedding room. Done on the 7th century it is said to have 100 carved poles. All in stone but some of them make a metal sound when knocking them. If it is...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The Devarajaswami Temple was constructed in the period by Vijaynagar kings. It is devoted to the Hindu god Lord Vishnu.You can see the ornamented engraved pillars. This Temple once a marriage hall that was built in remembrance of the marriage between Lord Vishnu and Goddess...More

1  Thank Latheesh C
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Recently, I have been to Devarajaswami temple also known as Varadharaja swamy temple along with my mom & Vijaya Chitti. It was a huge temple with 100 pillar hall looks gorgeous. The temple is one of the celebrated Vaishnave Divyadesams, and have been visited by...More

Thank SangeethaAnbalagan
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Arrived here when it was closed, but saw the chains carved from a piece of granite on corners of buildings and the pillars with warriors on horseback. Photos of main white Gopuram with other building tops in various angles turned out well.

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Sri Devarajaswami temple can be combined with other Divya desams like Sri deepa prakasar , Sri sonavannam seida perumal , Sri ashta buja Karam , Sri azhagiya singar temples . All are close to each other .

Thank meghashyam
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Also know as the Varadaraja Perumal temple, it is one of the Divya Desams and a must visit for most on temple tours. The 100 pillar hall is gorgeous and the story behind Athi varahar is fascinating. But the temple is horribly managed and the...More

1  Thank Divya7
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Parvati is known as Kamakshi Amman here and this temple is one of the Shakti Peethas. The temple is currently undergoing renovation and is getting ready for Kumbha-abhisekham. Many of the places in this temple is closed for Darshan and other makeshift arrangement is made...More

Thank BalaHier
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Counted as one of the 108 divya desams in India. The temple is huge and Lord Devaraja is the main deity The Goddess here is beautifully carved. The Chakkarathazvar sannidhi opposite the temple kulam is worth seeing. The kulam is big. Athi varatharaja perumal statue...More

3  Thank S R V
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