Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Saturday: 9.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Sunday: 9.00 AM - 6.30 PM ,
Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 6.30 PM
Alagar Koil is a temple situated in the nearby hills, around 20 km towards the north of Madurai. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and comprises three sanctuaries of diminishing size holding the idol of Lord Vishnu. The temple is known for its intricate stone carvings and sculptures. It is believed that Lord Vishnu resides in this temple as Meenakshi's brother Azhagar.
The statue is carved out of a stone and is a masterpiece. The temple also houses statues of the lord in various postures. The temple is located at the top of the hills from where a natural stream of water runs. The fresh water of this stream is carried daily by the temple priest for Lord Krishna.