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Madurai, also called the Temple City, is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also one of the oldest inhabited cities of India. Apart from the Temple City, a few other names for the city are the ‘City of Four Junctions’, ‘City of......Read more on Madurai


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Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
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223 Ratings & 171 Reviews
Meenakshi  Temple is also known as Meenakshi Amman Temple and attracts tourists and pilgrims alike. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is named after the deity and goddess Parvati. Sundareswarar means beautiful Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati is called Meenakshi.... Read More »
"Nice temple"2 days ago "Heaven"3 days ago
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Alagar Koil, Madurai
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24 Ratings & 16 Reviews
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... Read More »
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Tirupparankundram Murugan Temple, Madurai
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18 Ratings & 15 Reviews
Thirupparankundram Murugan Temple is located at a distance of 8 km from the centre of Madurai city. A rock-cut temple carved out of the mountain is considered as one of the abodes of Lord Murugan. Built in 8th century by Pandya King, the shrine in the temple is cut out of... Read More »
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Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Madurai
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5.6 / 7 1
20 Ratings & 14 Reviews
Thirumalai Nayak Palace was built in 16th century by Nayak ruler Thirumalai Nayak. This palace depicts beautiful Indo-Sarcenic architecture. The main highlight of the palace is the light and sound show which is based on the life of Silapathikaram and Tirumalai Nayak.... Read More »
"Nice to see"Mar 24, 2016 "Not so big but still a palace"Mar 5, 2016
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Pazhamudhir Solai, Madurai
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6.2 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Pazhamudhir Solai is a temple situated close to the Alagar Koil temple. Located on the hills, this temple is dedicated to Lord Subramanya. The temple is also considered as one of the six abodes of the lord. Devotees visit this temple in large number as in the evening the deity... Read More »
"Abode of Lord Murugan"3 months ago "Peaceful Temple"Jun 14, 2016
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