Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam

Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam

Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands5,429 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
This listing is about the pond or tank (teppakulam means pond), not the temple in the middle. It dates from 1645 when the Vaigai river clay deposits were dug out to make bricks for the construction of a palace. The pond is linked with the nearby Vaigai river.

Still a beautiful sight, especially after dark when the temple is lit. During Thaipusam (full moon festival) floats transport the idols of Meenakshi and Sundareshwarar to Mariamman temple.

The location is less congested than the area around the Meenakshi temple complex. Very good for a walk, especially in the evening or early morning.
Written 4 April 2023
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DipuKV
Pune, India3,049 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Business
Its reputation precedes your visit! The view is superb - a lovely structure in the middle of a lake!
Written 23 November 2022
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thekku
Kollam, India19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Solo
Superb experience... Reach there around 4:30pm and stay till lights on temple in sml island... U will get an amazing view.... But can't enter the island, can view only from shore...group boat service available, but ther r big frauds... Just show one side of island and will back...
Written 14 August 2022
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Ugender B
Madurai, India60 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Neatly maintained, perfect for an evening walk with family and loads of snacks and drink carts around the tank.
Written 2 January 2021
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Sud D
Oakville, Canada78 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Couples
This man made waterbody was excavated in 1645 by king Thirumalai Nayakkar when the Nayakkar Mahal. There is a beautiful structure in the middle of this temple tank called the Maiya Mandapam. In the summer months the tank is empty. After the monsoon it brims with water. It is a worthwhile landmark to visit
Written 26 May 2020
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Dhabivala
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates191 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
After so many years, it is good to see the tank full of water in Feb. We visited immediately after the theppam festival. It is worth to spend the evening walking along the tank and locals sure will cherish this every day.
Written 29 February 2020
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DrBalamurugan
Madurai, India9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Walk around this glorious temple tank during evening hours, when it’s not very hot. Can take few photos. There are several roadside eateries around, which may not be very hygienic. Must visit, if you are in Madurai .
Written 3 January 2020
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ArpanPahm
Surendranagar, India274 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
This is a popular place to visit here. Temple complex was large and well organised. A tiny pond located near the premises of temple.
Written 13 December 2019
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DSKTraveller
Chennai (Madras), India79 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
The Teppakulam (temple tank) is a sight to behold when it is filled with water and the night sky is lit with stars. It is one of the large temple tanks and in Madurai an attraction that you can head to if you have some extra time at your disposal. There is no point visiting the Teppakulam when it is dry. But when the tank is full you will enjoy it in the midst of dazzling lights in the evenings. If you are unable to go inside, you can just take a driver around it. After visiting the Teppakulam you could perhaps head to the Sree Sabarees hotel nearby that is famed for its quality vegetarian food.
Written 4 December 2019
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Beecabs
Chennai (Madras), India36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
The Vandiyur Mariamman temple is located 2 km distance from the famous of Meenakshi Sundareswara Temple. More than 100 year old temple. It will be very beautiful to see when water is filled.
Written 16 October 2019
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