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Address: NH 208, Srivilliputhur, India
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Famous hindu temple

80 kms from Madurai airport, pothighai express train is running from chennai. Afternoon 1 to 3 pm temple closing hours. They offers free lunch based on token system. During Tamil... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Karthikeyan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

80 kms from Madurai airport, pothighai express train is running from chennai. Afternoon 1 to 3 pm temple closing hours. They offers free lunch based on token system. During Tamil month aadi ( July/August), car festival happens. For Tirupati venkatasalapathy, a garland is sent from here everyday after goddess wears that garland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am a guy from Virudhunagar and I am proud that this temple belongs to my district. Its really close to Virudhunagar and easily accessible through car. Srivi is also famous for its milk sweets. MUST VISIT.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

about 90 min drive from madurai a must visit temple which is birth place of andal. don't miss the other dieties in the temple complex. don't forget to buy "palkhoa"

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Had been trying to visit this temple for long, only last week during our visit to Madurai from trivandrum able to visit this temple. Really a superb temple with rich historical significance, though known as andal temple this is one among the 108 vaishnavite temples popularly called as Divya desams. One is not allowed to enter the temple tower which... More 

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chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The Andal temple in Srivilliputhur is worth a visit if one goes to Madurai. Srivilliputhur is just 1 1/2 drive from Madurai one way and the roads are good. The temple is very big and is maintained well. In fact this temple gouram is the biggest one and the Tamil Nadu govt emblem features it as its logo. Story says... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

This place is the birthplace of Andal and considered to be a very sacred place. The temple is very big with a very attractive gopuram and the temple town is famous for a sweet made from milk i.e Palkhova.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Thinly populated,will not bite the purse for stay and eating.all seasons ok except summer.best is mid Dec to mid Jan.stay for three days.visit temple in the early morning till 8AM and also the function in the evenings at the mandap 1km from temple.you will feel the oneness with God,whatever be your age

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This temple tower is in the Tamil Nadu emblem which is specialty of this temple and its rich in architecture. the tower is built in such a way that there will be high wind all the season while crossing via gate tower IN/OUT of the temple. It is amazing... Its also having historical inportance...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This was such a wonderful temple to visit ! The stone carvings and wooden carvings within the temple were wonderful and the main gopuram takes your breath away. I understand that the gopuram is used in the Tamil Nadu Government official seal. The deities there gave me a calming effect. There is so much historic significance that is associated with... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Awaited to visit this temple as the Gopuram is the official logo of TN Government. Luckily did not have much crowd on a Sunday. There were lot of paintings on the wall that depict various of forms of Lord Vishnu & His temples across the country. The real beauty is Gopuram stands tall & majestic.

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