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Wonderful architecture

What a nice colorful architecture, on the main road, with very nice and small details. You must... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Riotous Architecture & Colour

Only had the opportunity to see it from the outside, but what a sight to behold. I am advised that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeremy C
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a nice colorful architecture, on the main road, with very nice and small details. You must stop and visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ReemS473
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only had the opportunity to see it from the outside, but what a sight to behold. I am advised that where you see a lot of different colours that it is a Tamil Temple. Well, somebody had the whole paint box here. You do need...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A must to visit esp if you are Hindu. It's a beautiful temple with detailed paintwork. Very neat and well kept.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SanjayK609
Reviewed 1 July 2018

we crossed the temple a number of times without realizing that this is the Surya Oudaya Temple. went there on our drive out of Grand Baie. time taken to see around is less than 20 minutes; parking is not earmarked as it is a road...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gundappa
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This small temple is interesting as is located in hindu community in Grand Bay. You can go by bus or walking. The man who’s at the entrance explained me in his language (a local one- maybe creole language) small things about Shiva and Ganesha. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited this lovely place of worship. I recommend others to visit. Lovely statues of the Hindu Gods.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visited the temple and shrines with friends, was very peaceful and well worth stopping. We were in awe of the giant statues of Hindu deities.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nate05
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Outside the temple it looks old. But inside the temple is peaceful and can feel the positif energy. The priest told mantra in tamil. Very excited. Only problem is difficult to get parking.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Selina23
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

The pictures show more than what it is. You can visit it for free but if you want to take pictures you need to pay 100 rps. It is nice and interesting but not as espectacular as I thought. Just another temple. Worth the visit...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MalavajeGo
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Absolute waste of time; not very well maintained and quite dirty. Very far from anything on a busy road with no parking. Be warmed you will have to make a “donation” so take cash. Don’t be fooled by my picture; only decent bit...

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jonathan V
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