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Sri Meenakshi Temple

Closed Now: 05:00 - 12:30, 16:00 - 22:00
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Experience the culture of Madurai with this private tour of its ancient temples. Spend approximately 45 minutes visiting each of the Dravidian temples built by the Pandyan and Madurai Nayak kings, earning the city its nickname Koil Maanagar, which...more
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North Chitrai Street | J K Plaza, 10/20, Bye-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Madurai 625001, India
+91 90433 25105
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Rajesh was excellent. He was flexible and able to advise us about the best time to visit places. He was very knowledgeable and was able to answer all our questions. We thoroughly recommend his services.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gracebT6040AQ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Here lord Meenakshi is to be worshipped first followed by lord shiva Taste Puliyodharai at temple prasad counter

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rbhaskaran
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful temple to visit. Hundreds of years old. Beautiful architecture and a very interesting history. Suggest that you take a guide. It is worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must visit temple, for its divine attraction. Architecture marvel. History and it’s proof at its best.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AthigudiMurali
Reviewed 3 days ago

Utmost peace of mind can be felt there in spite of huge number of devotees all the time. Well managed crowd. Neat and clean temple compound. Millions of thanks to our ancestors who thought, planned and executed something so big and grand thousands of years...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rkgupta180
Reviewed 4 days ago

The beautiful Goddess Meenakshi has an aura that can be felt from afar by those who come to her abode to seek - awareness, learning, consciousness. So if you are here to find yourself, step forth with devotion and to you will be revealed what...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank finddimple
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are two temples colocated. The main temple is of Meenakshi Amman and the other is of Shivji. To avoid the rush in the queue, one can purchase tickets from the counter provided for Darshan at these temples. The prices are Rs 100 and Rs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jayaprakash N
Reviewed 4 days ago

A temple with stunning ancient classic architecture. Situated in the middle of Madurai city, this temple is renowned for its architecture. We went there..spent some memorable time. Big Statues and tall pillars were main attractions. Although many pillars got burnt but temple administration has preserved...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tapan S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its an excellent temple with marvellous architecture. But the crowd on the day we visited made it a not so happy visit. We had to wait in the queue for a long time, but asked to hurry out during the dharshan. I hope all days...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I finally got to visit Meenakshi temple after all the stories I have heard from my childhood. I was astonished with the view! Definitely love at first sight. The temple had many gopurams. Each with unique architecture. You should see the carving on the pillars....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nithyalakshmisundar
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7 January 2019|
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Response from nightr2017 | Reviewed this property |
We had a car at our disposal. My answer may not be relevant to what you want to do. Someone suggested Ola cabs. That sounds like a plan....!
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Response from myindia2015 | Reviewed this property |
Best is go early and take Rs.100/- Special Darshan Ticket.Have patience and be in Q,you will have good darshan.Before entering just check temple timings.They close the darshan in between also.