Balaji Temple, Hyderabad

Balaji Temple

Rank 3
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in Hyderabad
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
46 Ratings & 30 Reviews

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  • Excellent 14
  • Very Good 15
  • Good 1
  • Average 0
  • Below Average 0
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0
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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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30 traveller reviews for Balaji Temple

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Manoj Onkar

  • Tourist
  • Manoj Onkar
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 7 Reviews
  •  58 helpful votes
  •  2624 readers

"Good to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Little away from the city, but worth it.
Quite famous.
Worth the time.
Can invest ample time in the temple. Lots of Shiva Murtis from the various avtaars of Lord Shiva.
Considered pious space.
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Ramesh Makkena

  • Tourist
  • Ramesh Makkena
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 2 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  3374 readers

"Great experience at mini Tirupati"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 2, 2016
Awesome, mini Tirupati at Hyderabad and devotional family visit. Good facilities and easy to reach from any locations. Great service. I get more peaceful thoughts.
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  • 4 votes

Dubey Umesh

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  • Dubey Umesh
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 1 photo
  • 1 Review
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  3745 readers

"Peace of mind"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 22, 2015
Good one which give peace of mind and feel more better than before after having the darshan to lord. I prefer everyone to have darshan of the lord before any good.
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  • 1 vote

Hemanth Reddy

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  • Hemanth Reddy
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 1 photo
  • 1 Review
  •  5 helpful votes
  •  3781 readers

"First option after Birla Temple"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 14, 2015
Chilkur Balaji Temple is very famous in Hyderabad, it is close to the city. Many people including public figures come to the temple. If you want to visit a temple around Hyderabad after Birla Temple, it is the first option.
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  • 5 votes

Praneethi Chopra

  • Scout
  • Praneethi Chopra
  • Lives in Bhimavaram
  • 1 Review
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  3797 readers

"Best days are only Saturday and Sunday"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Nov 29, 2015
Chilukoori Balaji Temple famous in Hyderabad, this is the temple of lord Venkateswara. Most number of devotees give a rotations around temple 108 rounds, famous for only in the form of Pradakshnam. Most beloved to every one in this city, best days are only Saturday and Sunday. This is old temple which is nearer to the Hyderabad city. At the time of Saturday full occupied with devotees.
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  • 3 votes

Chandra Rao

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  • Chandra Rao
  • Lives in Guntur
  • 1 Review
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  3788 readers

"Must visit temple but not on weekends"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Nov 6, 2015
Every one doing 101 pradakshina. Everyone must visit this temple. Please don't go on Saturday and Sunday it is fully crowded.
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Prashanth Reddy

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  • Prashanth Reddy
  • Lives in Kurnool
  • 1 Review
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  3684 readers

"World's best temple"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 27, 2015
It is world's best temple for needy who are in trouble. So I request all of you to see the temple and take blessings of Venkateshwar. I used to go there when I have free time.
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Saiteja J

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  • Saiteja J
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 6 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  4156 readers

"A temple that gives spiritual power"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Oct 15, 2015
Chanting of Balaji Vedas gives you spiritual power and unconditional love towards world. Whenever we visit the temple it gives pleasure of unwilling faithfulness towards God.
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  • 2 votes


  • Connoisseur
  • Travelforfun
  • Cityslicker
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 23 Reviews
  •  15 helpful votes
  •  25009 readers

"The magical spiritual of 108 pradakshinam"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 4, 2015
This Lord Balaji temple located in Chilkur an hours drive from Hyderabad, is run by a family trust from many generations. The method is as follows, first do the pradakshina of 9 rounds and pray for a wish that is practical and achievable but unattainable from normal human methods. You are trying to invoke divine power to fill you with strength such that you stretch a lot more than you usually can, to achieve what you thought was way beyond you. It is believed (and my own experience) if you stretch yourself that much more, you will attain what you thought was unattainable. Once you achieve it, come back to the temple and do a pradakshina of 108 rounds around the temple. Believe me, you will find the strength to walk for 4-5 hours. The head priest does entertain you with slokas (it's amazing to listen to the slokas), some jokes about what people do when walking, etc also some people do sing devotional songs and also engage the pradakshina walkers to recite slokas. It's all an amazing experience. You feel tired but not tired enough, after the walk you feel you have not had enough of it, so different when you think of having your morning walks and then decide to cuddle back under the quilt. Overall a fantastic experience.

Top-Tips: Don't wish for money, becoming rich, buying car house or such. Pray specifics like getting some strength to contribute or gaining control over some health issue (not pray for cure-some diseases are non-curable). Keep it simple and you have to put your effort, God will nopt work for you, you have to work for yourself. But this prayer will help you gain strength and interest to complete those tasks, that's God's blessing.
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  • 3 votes

Shiva Kumar

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  • Shiva Kumar
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 4 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  3769 readers

"Superb temple"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 31, 2015
One of best temple for the Lord Venkateswara. In the temple Lord Shiva and other temples are superb. I have never seen like this temple. I will be visiting next time.
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