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Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple, Pondicherry

  • Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple is the most different temple present in the world. The temple is constructed in the shape of a pyramid and is located at Pudhukuppam beach. When the temple is seen for the first time you will wonder whether it is a pyramid. The Sri Karaneswara Nataraja Temple is dedicated to the deity Lord Shiva and is one of the best Pondicherry tourist places. The temple is designed with best in class architecture and attracted many people around the world. Founded by Karan Singh, the Auroville foundation chairman, the temple made a statement back in 2000 only. This is the most different yet amazing temple present in the world.


    Gangiamman Koi Street

    Pondicherry 604303

    Best Time To Visit:

    You can explore the temple at any time of the year but visiting the temple in the months of February and march will give you a different experience.


    The temple will be opened from

    • 6:00 am to 12:00 pm and

    • 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm