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Spiritually peaceful

Visited the temple and shrines with friends, was very peaceful and well worth stopping. We were in... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
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visible on the grand bay coastal road ! opposite to mauricia hotel resorts, this tamil temple will... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 17, 2012

The Tamal Temples were the nicest things to photograph. Their deep colours and detailed imagery of Hindu Gods and stories attached to them were just enchanting. Whilst the temples differ very much from the common hindu temples of the area, they are definately worth visiting.

4  Thank ayseavci
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 2, 2012

In the southern part of Grand Baie on the main road is the temple of Surya Tamil Oudaya Sangan. Entrance is paid, but the price is not excessive. At the entrance you should take off your shoes, you need to cover your arms. The temple...More

7  Thank poltramp
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

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

Thank SanjayK609
Reviewed July 1, 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

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Reviewed March 6, 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

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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Mandy G
Reviewed December 23, 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.

Thank Nate05
Reviewed November 30, 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.

Thank Selina23
Reviewed November 21, 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

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Reviewed November 9, 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...

1  Thank Jonathan V
Reviewed July 19, 2017

visible on the grand bay coastal road ! opposite to mauricia hotel resorts, this tamil temple will make you discover our culture and its various god !

Thank yVa-Go
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Always worth seeing different types of temples and surroundings. The guide I had was very informative, and this is a great help in understanding.

Thank mbmdf
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