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Koodal Azhagar Temple

Open Now: 05:30 - 12:00, 16:00 - 21:00
Open today: 05:30 - 12:00, 16:00 - 21:00
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Big temple complex

Very old temple. The stone sculptures are very interesting . Big Gopuram added attraction. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bikash D
Hyderabad, India
Oldest Perumal Temple in Madurai

In Madurai there are many perumal temples and this is the oldest among them. Most of the reviewers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tuticorin, India
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Perumal Koil Sannathi Street | Opp Periyar bus stand, Periyar, Madurai 625001, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very old temple. The stone sculptures are very interesting . Big Gopuram added attraction. We visited in the evening. The lighting was making the Gopuram more attractive.

Thank Bikash D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Madurai there are many perumal temples and this is the oldest among them. Most of the reviewers has mistaken this perumal as brother of Meenakshi. It is not so. Kallalagar temple is in Alagar koil which is 20 Km away from city centre, whereas...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Day 2 of Madurai Tour, we started from hotel early morning and reached there around 9:30 am. This Temple is one of the oldest temples in India and is situated on the foothill of Mountains. This is well connected from the city as bus ply...More

1  Thank cbmishra65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Koodal Alagar temple in Madurai has an intricate Surya yantra carved on the side wall. There is an description (Tamil) below. Perialwar the Vaishnavaite saint sang the thirupallandu in praise of the Lord Koodal Alagar and Thayar in 12 pasurams when they came to...More

1  Thank cpjqm
Reviewed 4 October 2018

If worshippers worshipping in Azhagar kovil then they dont this shrine temple to worship Koodal Azhagar Temple

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

is a very big temple and I love the architecture there and I want to visit her again I found large amount of peace there

Thank Abhilash K
Reviewed 21 August 2018

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

3  Thank gpradeepshenoy
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

Thank JyotsnaC6
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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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.
22 October 2016|
Response from others304556 | Reviewed this property |
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.