Koodal Azhagar Temple, Madurai

Koodal Azhagar Temple

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About Koodal Azhagar Temple

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Saturday: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Sunday: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM , Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM

Koodal Azhagar Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. There is a large statue of Lord Vishnu, which is carved in front of the temple. It is believed to be one of the oldest temples of South India. This temple is located near the main bus stop in the centre of the city.

Furthermore, the idol of lord Vishnu can be seen in three different positions including sitting, standing and reclining. The temple also consists of wood carvings which depict Lord Rama's coronation.
 


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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Narayanan S

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  • 35 Reviews
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"Even God needs rest"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Mar 21, 2016
The temple is near the bus station. Azhagar the vaishanvie god and forms part of the 108 divya kshetras is very benevolent and welcomes you worship him. There are three levels where the God can be worshipped - sitting, standing and reclining.
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Narayanan S

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"Temple to see God in three different postures"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Mar 10, 2016
One of the important Vaishnavite temples and part of the 108 divya kshetram is. The temple by itself is grand. There are three levels - where we can see the God in three different postures, sitting, standing and relining. The sculpture is captivating.
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Srinath Orn

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  • 10 Reviews
  •  21 helpful votes
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"Ancient Temple to visit"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Apr 7, 2015
Its Lord Vishnu's avatar sthalam, wonderful place to see in the middle of the city and easily accessible. Very Beautiful temple, must see temple in lifetime for Hindus. Its not a picnic place but a great pilgrimage place with lots of crafty works done in ancient days.
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Prasanna Thandhul

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  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
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"Considered as one of the main places at Madurai"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Aug 15, 2014
The place is a devotional place. The main god is Lord Venkatehwara. Can be at peace at this place with your family. It's considered as one of the main places at Madurai.
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Surendra b k

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  • 9 Reviews
  •  69 helpful votes
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"Must visit if one is a disciple of Lord Murugan"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Apr 3, 2014
A temple where all gods and goddesses belonging to Shiva (Shiva, Parvathi, Ganesha and Subrahmanya) family are housed. Supposed to be one of the six famous Murugan temples.
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Swaminathan

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"Ancient temple"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 13, 2013
One of the ancient temples of Vaishnavism. Rich in heritage and sanctity.
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