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Koodal Azhagar Temple

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Address: Near Main Bus Stop, Madurai 625001, India
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+91 452 233 8542
05:00 - 12:00
16:30 - 20:30
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A Must visit Temple

The temple architecture is good, about half an hour drive from the city, the place is peaceful. its a must visit place if you are in Madurai

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple architecture is good, about half an hour drive from the city, the place is peaceful. its a must visit place if you are in Madurai

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located 8 km from the center of the city. The Shrine is well known for its sculptures of Vishna in sitting, standing, and reclining positions. They are all place one above the other. The complex is very large. Be sure to visit the tower over the sacrum sanctorum, and notice the wonderful carvings. It has a huge dome and beautifully... More 

Thank Judi L
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be there to worship and enjoy the grace of God. It's a big complex with Koodal Azhagar as the presiding deity. The tower over the sanctum sanctorum is a special not to be missed, but for the steep steps to climb. The temple collects a special fee Rs10/- to visit the storeys of the roof. The first story has the... More 

Thank Mohan2013
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Vaishna Perumal Vishnu Temple. We can see the Temple with wonderful sculptures of Large Yali. The Main Lord is Koodal Azhagar and We can find Goddess Mathurvalli Thaayar temple near by.

Thank tsdurai
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is inside the city, the temple tower is so marvellously carved, the dome is huge, the sculptures on the pillar speaks for itself, small but a masterpiece

Thank shankar n
Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you want an authentic vaishnav temple experience, this is it! The beauty of the main deity takes your breath away. People working there are quite nice. The prasadam is very tasty. When in madurai, this temple should be your second choice after Meenakshi Amman temple.

Thank sampathgiri
Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nothing compared to Meenakshi Amman temple even though this is just 2 km away. A temple which is very quaint and clean. This temple does not have great architecture but has in it the feeling of peace and tranquility and the great vibrations which you experience in Meenashi temple.

Thank dilipsahasranam
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

It is one of the greatest temple with architectural wonders. Located some 20 kms from Madurai. Have to spare at least two hours to visit the temple entirely.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is one of the temples that usually one visits on a trip to Madurai. Take a cab and cover Nupura Gangai, pazhamudicholai and this temple at one go.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

A very old temple in Madurai, just 5 mins walk from Madurai railway junction. Lord Vishnu, Thayaar, Sudar kodi, Chakarathaalvar are the major shrines. The dosa is very famous in the Temple. You can get it in the Temple stall. It takes around 30 mins to see the temple if no crowd.

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