Kaylasson Temple, Port Louis

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Set against a mountainous backdrop, Kaylasson Temple is a fine 19th-century example of Dravidian architecture and an important place of worship for Tamil people in Mauritius. Marvel at its lavish traditional decorations all meticulously handcrafted by Indian artists. The colorful sculptures representing Hindu deities are arranged to portray mythological scenes. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is the site of Cavadee, one of the most popular festivals celebrated by Indo-Mauritians, which takes place at the beginning of the year. Kaylasson Temple is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Another well Mainted and nice colorful Hindu Tamil temple in Mauritius please take your shoes off otherwise you can't enter 😉 
    Another well Mainted and nice colorful Hindu Tamil temple in Mauritius please take your shoes off otherwise you can't enter 😉  more »
  • I was surprised to come across this temple which was located in a crowded area of the city. It sat unassumingly as various devotees entered and exited it. The smell of the agarbathis was very strong.....  more
    I was surprised to come across this temple which was located in a crowded area of the city. It sat unassumingly as various devotees entered and exited it. The smell of the agarbathis was very strong.....  more »

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