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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
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+91 90433 25105
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are no words regarding the beauty of the temple complex. There are queue for quick darshan as well as for regular darshan. The temple is dotted with beautifully carved idols all over the complex. Only pity is we could not makeout the names as...More

2  Thank Shaileshak
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the oldest temple we should visit.The construction was very amazing and the Aayiramkal Mandapam will make you think about the Indian architects and their abilities.

Thank Vijuraj T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The temple is stunning with its coloured ceilings painted floor statues etc. The Art museum is no museum but a fantastic 1000 pillar hall. So many great pics to be had. The entrance security is very strict and you need to give up cameras cellphones...More

Thank smenne
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome temple . And the temple was mostly crowded. Temple amenities has to maintain such amenities for pilgrims ...

Thank ajay b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must visit place during Temple Tour of South India. It’s well maintained with good facilities for devotees. The stories of deities are also superb but a good guide is must for explaining the various aspects of temple.

Thank AjayGupta12039
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time we have attended a marriage in the temple. Lot of security measures for entering the temple. Only the temple photographer can take pictures of the wedding. Otherwise, temple is so great and important of south India. One cannot miss this temple or the...More

1  Thank Velvet444
Reviewed 6 days ago

Must place to visit, excellent architecture. nice arrangements for darshan. awesome Prasadam was being distributed..

Thank Pravesh315
Reviewed 6 days ago

spend a half day here - don't hurry, occasionally stop, maybe sit down at the kund (the well) and just watch, maybe even close your eyes; find one of the small side pooja (worship/offering) areas where a brahmin priest is chanting and sit there and...More

Thank yatrawallah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bad that we were not able to make any photograph from the amazing building... Strange due to the fact that a lot of other temples are allowing to make photographs. The guide told us a possible reason. The authorities want to hide the part of...More

Thank Christoph Micha... C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this most important iconic temple of Madurai. The Deity. known as Ambal (Mother) is reincarnation of Mother Parvati. It is said that when she was born she had three bossoms. Fther (king) was very worried as this was very unusual. Astrologers told him when...More

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Response from Vijay K | Reviewed this property |
Best to leave mobile phones and wallets in the car or hotel. Best time to visit is early morning before 7am, less rush and good darshan. Yes, you can wear socks inside but no need as the temple floor is clean.
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Tridip H
10 June 2018|
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Response from Dennis B | Reviewed this property |
Rare. If you are going to Madurai and eating Bengali food then you are being unfare to yourself. Try south Indian....good food....fish also good.
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AshwaniKumar M
3 June 2018|
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Response from KediaSaurav | Reviewed this property |
Hi Meenakshi - I recently completed my Trip of Madurai and Rameshwaram with my parents who are both senior citizens; To be upfront I would say that do not expect any easy way out in both the temples except for the paid... More
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