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Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal: Tours & Tickets

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I am giving 2 star dining because we could only do the sound and lights show and not the regular visit. I sincerely pray that the palace otherwise is a great place to visit and just that the sound and lights show is a huge...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rbasker
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The colour lights make very beautiful in festival times. We will like to see that. old historical Mahal.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank udhayamukesh
Reviewed 1 week ago

This mahal is located just adjacent to meenakshi temple. You can visit it after visiting meenakshi amman, there will be a entry ticket.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mydnames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the light show.. there was a parking area, but was full.. we found a spot, went for dinner at a nearby restaurant, came back for 8 o'clock show.. I expected some visuals, movie kind of thing.. but there was only audio and corresponding colorful...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Aarthi_Sukleshwaran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth if you are in Madurai, and have time at hand, but nothing great. Ill maintained, no information… The tall and huge towers and open courtyard reminded me of the Luxor temple. Badly in need of repair and maintenance. There is a some parking available,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank columbus1964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the old historical place of nayakar Mahal. Night lights we visible that very attractive. Good structure.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Thalaram
Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

It's also a one of tourist place in madurai ....mainly for students they will be taken for educational tour to this place ...

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lynette_Dsylva
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

Many people in MADURAI still not visit this place ...a must visit place I recommend to know about the history through sound and light music ...the timing is Evening ..our government is maintain it properly 🤩

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jojojoseph444
Reviewed 6 August 2019

Beautiful architecture with huge circular pillars, scalloped arches, colourful facade and ambience. Can imagine the grandeur of the palace during King Thirumalai Nayakar's rule. Would have been helpful to have some placards within to give some details of the architecture and history. An enjoyable hour.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Njoyingalways
Reviewed 19 July 2019

Wonderful place to visit with big columns. Actually so big that three persons would be needed to embrace a single column. This palace is having a museum also. In this museum one can see the old stone tools used by the primitive humans. From the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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syedali1153
22 March 2018|
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Response from Colliedog58 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly the pigeons need to be cleared this may help to clean the palace up but you are correct money needs to be diverted to clean the site up.
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Thiru I
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Response from Pranab dey D | Reviewed this property |
You can visit Meenakshi Amman Temple is the best Attraction in Madurai and it is situated in middle of the city and after you can visit Thirumalai Nayakar Palace. From Meenakshi Temple to Thirumalai Nayakar Palace distance... More
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