Janardhana Swami Temple, Varkala Town

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Located on a tabletop-shaped hill, Janardhana Swami Temple represents a jewel of Keralan architecture. Embark on the moderately difficult climb up the stairs to the top of the hill, where you'll see the richly colored gate to the temple. Admire the two idols that guard the gate and proceed into the beautifully built and decorated site, where you'll find another idol of Sri in the main shrine. Take a break after the hike by the temple’s pond and well, which brims with clear water. You can’t take photographs inside the temple, but you can take plenty of great snaps from the outside. Add Janardhana Swami Temple and other attractions to your Varkala Town trip itinerary using our Varkala Town trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • It is one of the best temples I have seen in Kerala. It is located not far from the Papanasam beach. The temple is unique in the sense that the inner part does not have any 'upadavatas'. Just the... 
    It is one of the best temples I have seen in Kerala. It is located not far from the Papanasam beach. The temple is unique in the sense that the inner part does not have any 'upadavatas'. Just the...  more »
  • This 2000 years old Heritage Temple is a must visit place in Varkala. Amazing sculpture. You feel a divine feeling standing in front of God. 
    This 2000 years old Heritage Temple is a must visit place in Varkala. Amazing sculpture. You feel a divine feeling standing in front of God.  more »

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