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Sri Meenakshi Temple

East Chitrai Street, Madurai, India
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Ranked #1 of 27 attractions in Madurai
Type: Religious Sites
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

It was a first time in Meenakshi Temple. Had gone at noon when Aarti was getting started. It was such a wonderful experience. Divine.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I was visiting this temple after 5 year and its sure has changed. I am talking about the upkeep and maintainance of the temple premises. Some of the new positives I noticed : - The entire roads surrounding temple is pedestrians only and vehicle free. This has decongested going into the temple. - Clear security checks and locker facility enables... More

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Madurai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Hi!meenakshi amman temple is the one of the oldest and a historical temple.never miss to visit this temple.this is the center point of madurai.i was born and still living in madurai.each and every stones in this temple has some story.we should have a very proper guide to visit.

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is a Huge temple and a true architectural marvel. It has idols on walls depicting stories and worth spending a lot of time appreciating the beauty of the place

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Liked - The glory of the pandian kingdom and their architecture Disliked - noise around the temple - timings of the 1000 pillared temple - i think they have just extended it till 7pm in the evening.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Travellers need to remember the temple closing time in afternnon (12:30 to 4 p.m.). Also those who can afford, please go for the special darsha of Rs. 100 per person. It helps u avoid the rush. The temple is really beautiful and gives a divine experience. U must see the Goddess Meenakshi temle and the Lord Shiva temple. The other... More

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

It is one of the very famous temples of south India, meant to one of the oldest too.... Devotees and tourists travel from various cities and states to visit and get the blessings of this powerful god. This temple has become very commercialized and its money everywhere in the temple. Crowd is huge in spite of taking the highest paid... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Meenakshi amman temple is one of the wonder in south india.whenever i enter to the temple i feel the positive vibration from the god, and i feel very calm and relax.every one must visit this temple

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

The temple is nothing short of Architectural marvel. You feel the energy moment you enter. There are shopkeepers who assist you as guide and explain the entire history.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

What could I say more about the experience here in Meenakshi temple. Such a divine experience...Great management, no chaos...huge temple...almost standing there for years...Elephants in the base mant of the temple...Just imagine... Must must go

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