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Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

| Solaimalai Hill, Madurai 625001, India
+91 452 247 0228
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| Solaimalai Hill, Madurai 625001, India
+91 452 247 0228
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the down-hills of the ranges named after the Lord (Azhagar), this temple is one of the oldest and famously associated with Meenakshi Kalyanam (wedding of Lord Meenakshi). One of the must visit temples in Madurai city.

Thank Prabhu P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made mostly of stone, this is an exquisite Vishnu temple located in Madurai. This temple has several statues of Lord Vishnu in different postures carved out of Stone. The temple architecture is also good. It's a well maintained large temple.

Thank Rajani B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a truly amazing temple. The main deity is above the ground but there are lots more under the ground level. Very unique and huge temple mostly underground. Amazed by the construction prowess of the mighty at that time, probably overly 3000 years old...More

Thank PrasanthGovindan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple made me nostalgic. Its the most visited temple after Sri Meenakshi Amman temple. It is very beautiful from inside however has a lot of monkeys around the temple so one needs to be careful while carrying a water bottle or eatables in hand...More

Thank vsm993_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

30 mins drive from city centre. A good place where you have no distractions other than temple. A must visit place !!!

Thank vijaya r
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I need to say this in the same breath. The temple is beautiful. The architecture style is pretty similar to that of the Meenakshi Amman Temple. The drive was beautiful. The last 500mts especially to the Temple however was littered. Here is the irony of...More

Thank SandySuri
Reviewed 14 August 2017

What a temple, Just got goose bumps after watching the god inside. The Rituals performed inside is worth watching. I had visited at 4PM and the climate and croud was hectic, Since there was a special day (Buddha Poornima).

Thank hemanth s
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lord Alagar the brother of Meenakshi Amman as the local legend goes is one of the most worshipped across entire Tamil belt. My trust with him goes with the way he comes on a chariot during Chitrai festival and thousands of people flocking just to...More

Thank Manish T
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The temple is build on extensive area in a very picturesque spot. Surrounded by the ruins of a historic fort. The impressive main tower at the entrance believed to have been build by the pandiyan king. Great place for all travellers.

1  Thank Bala p
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The temple is good visited the temple on 11th when we were on the way to Rameshwaran. The temple has monkeys also. Who like to check the bag for food.

Thank Ganesh N
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