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Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple

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Simple and serene

This is a very very small temple of natraj with lot of greenery around. We were the only visitors... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chitra K
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Interesting hidden spot

Didn't see anyone else here, was a very interesting little Temple. there's also a nice looking... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Caylon N
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Gangaiamman Koil Street, Pondicherry 604303, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to visit, even if you are not particularly religious. A temple that looks more like an Egyptian pyramid with a traditional Nataraja idol worshipped in the traditional Tamil way.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank felt-cheated-again
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very very small temple of natraj with lot of greenery around. We were the only visitors there. It's pyramid shape is its main point of attraction.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chitra K
Reviewed 6 November 2018

One of the more interesting and quirky temples, this pyramid has restricted access and limited viewing, bur worth viewing it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Beautiful pyramid structure, in side Nataraja Statue. Beach is near. It is off ECR road. You have to go bit inside, narrow road.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank PSChanda
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Didn't see anyone else here, was a very interesting little Temple. there's also a nice looking beach around the corner.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Caylon N
Reviewed 16 April 2018

not a very long drive from city but don't go with very high expectations. Pictures surely look great but actual place could be a little let down. Relatively small structure in midst of nothing. Actually it is supposed to be a meditation chamber, not a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Saarthak G
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This place is a bit far from Pondicherry. You have to drive some 10 Km from the central Pondicherry . The place is very nice with a nice garden around it. Its near to a beach, the beach is very serene and wonderful.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Avishek C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Good and nice and calm temple Near to some raw beach One very narrow road from ECR is going and one may miss the same if not alert Open at 4 pm Very few people know and visit there

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The temple sanctum is peaceful and quiet. Outside seems to be too barren and could do with a properly maintained garden

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank taklamakaan
Reviewed 2 April 2017

he new temple has been rebuilt on the same place. The Great Pyramid of Egypt is the origin of the concept and the proportions of Sri Karneshwar Nataraja Temple are based on the proportions of this Great Pyramid. The proportions of the latter generate also...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Subjit
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