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Sri Meenakshi Temple

East Chitrai Street, Madurai, India
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Ranked #1 of 26 Attractions in Madurai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Chenai
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Nice place to visit. Must explore 1000 pillar hall, it has lot of sculptures and arts. "Adi Vethi" is a nice place. Try to visit on festival time *Apr-May", may bit hot. But you can explore lot.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

from rameswaram 1 can reach maduri meenakshi temple in just 4 hours by S.T .BUS. buy local beautiful and scented flowers from vendors near temple for offering to god. lord sundareswar and godddess meenakshi reside in 2 separate temples. paid ticket darsan is fast,compared to free darsan, visit 1000 pillar hall inside temple premises. buy offered prasadam packet (rice and... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Go here. Get blessed by the temple elephant and if you don't feel completely moved by the whole experience you need to seriously reassess your life! This is an amazing place. Getting in and out is a fuss, leaving your all your stuff then walking along a steel fenced corridor by the temple wall before you get in...worth the palaver!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

A great place to visit, a temple with identical four towers, which confuses us with its carvings as they are identical but all are different, a must see place for every traveller, a small advice, visit the old market oposite to temple which is as old as temple, dont miss it,

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Wow - what an experience. A bustling, magical, stunning, awesome, must-see visit for anyone on a South Indian tour. Go in the evening to avoid the heat and capture the real atmosphere

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Chengdu, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

not distinguishable from other temples. Foreigners (whites) Have to pay more and are allowed visit less.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

An excellent temple, well maintained. Architecture of Pandya Kings and later Nayaks worth to be seen and enjoyed. Superb temple to visit and to get the divine blessings.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

There is a lot to see and learn in this . One needs time to fully explore it. The only thing is that the floor can get very hot due to the heat of the sun, Just walk fast or step on the jute carpet provided.

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Alappuzha, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It is one of the best temple in South India. We can see Lord Meenakshi and Lord Siva statue. Amme Saranam

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Kollam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

one of the most religious temple in south India,with magnificent architecture. inside the temple you can feel the old centuries. light and sound show,thousand pillar mandapam, golden lotus pond,wall paintings, these are the main other attraction inside the temple... must go with family,,its a big area so keep your children safe.....

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