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Koodal Azhagar Temple

Open Now: 05:30 - 12:00, 16:00 - 21:00
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Good temple

This temple is located about 15-20 minutes walk from South tower of Meenaxi amman temple and about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gpradeepshenoy
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Bengaluru, India
beautiful temple

near to meenakshi temple you can see three forms( standing sitting and sleeping pose of lord vishnu... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Perumal Koil Sannathi Street | Opp Periyar bus stand, Periyar, Madurai 625001, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is located about 15-20 minutes walk from South tower of Meenaxi amman temple and about 5-10 minute walk from periyar bus stand. There is a free shoe keeping centre just at entrance of temple and mobiles are allowed inside temple. This temple is...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

near to meenakshi temple you can see three forms( standing sitting and sleeping pose of lord vishnu who is told to be brother of goddess meenakshi

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Koodal Azhagar Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu Azhagar, who is consider as the brother of Goddess Meenakshi in this Avatar. It is almost as significant as an ancient heritage as the Meenakshi Amman Temple. The Lord primarily here manifests Himself in Sitting posture,...More

Thank DJ T
Reviewed 4 July 2018

If you are in Madurai this is an important temple to visit . Lord azhagar is brother of Meenakshi in this avatar .

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The temple located Madurai, Tamil nadu. Very famous and ancient temple. This temple idol lord of Vishnu Hindu temple. The inscription in the temple also stunning and beautiful. Highly stone to build this temple.

Thank RAMBILLA
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Dome is Elephant's back side type. Surya Yathra Chakra Architecture all are Worth seeing Easy to Dahrshan.

Thank Sathyamurthy R
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Visited a very famous temple. The inscriptions in the temple refer the presiding deity as Koodal Azhagiya Perumal. There are inscriptions in the temple indicating generous gifts and endowments in the form of land, houses and gold to maintain and administer the temple. An inscription...More

Thank Jigneshpatel277
Reviewed 10 May 2018

After visit of Meenakshi Temple, we visited the holy Koodal Azhagar Temple, in Madurai. The temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is just 2 km from Meenakshi Temple. Do not miss if u r of religious mind.

Thank JAGDISHJAGDISH
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Visited on 5th may. Rushed as they close by 7.15 pm. Ancient temple and perumal is so beautiful. Uphill we have Pazhamudhir chilai Murugan and Rakkayi amman to visit.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Koodal Azagar Temple is just about 1 kn from the Meenkashi Temple. The main idol is Vishnu. I believe you need to follow a structure for visiting the idols. 1st see Mahalakshmi and 2nd Andal 3rd Vishnu and Then take Rs.10 Ticket to go on...More

Thank G.krishna K
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ShyamKirubha
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Response from others304556 | Reviewed this property |
Greeting of the Day.Please do not worry it is not having many steps. you will easily move. On request Seniors can fast Dharsan.you can visit the full temple with in Four Hours.Have a comfortable visit.
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Madurai you can see in around in a Day means 6 am to 8pm with Breaks. two Bed Guest House Rs 500 to 800 Per night.
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