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Address: National Highway 208, Srivilliputhur 626125, India
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Temple for Saint Aandal

It is basically a Perumal (Vishnu) temple made in the memory of his ardent devotee, Aandal. She was a little girl who used to make garlands from the garden of her birthplace... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is basically a Perumal (Vishnu) temple made in the memory of his ardent devotee, Aandal. She was a little girl who used to make garlands from the garden of her birthplace & offer the same to God Perumal at the Sri Ranganathaswamy temple. Aandal is believed to be reincarnation of Bhu Devi - the Goddess of earth. This temple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ancient....Soodi kodutha sudrkodi andal temple... ..Do ensure you do pooja for andal Parrot... you would be given a parrot made of leaves..so divine.....one of the must visit temples of tamilnadu... the official logo of TN govt is this temple tower

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Srivilliputhur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The temple car was very heavy 40meter tall and 650 tons and it took days to take it back to the original position. Before 2000, the practise of drawing the temple car during the yearly festival was suspended.then the temple car was modified with hydraulic wheels to ease the movement.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Srivilliputhur is another famous temple town in Tamil Nadu. This is an Andal temple. Very ancint and very nice temple. THE TEMPLE IS HUGE AND HAS lot of carved pillars. The greatest attraction is the Rajagopuram of the temple; with eleven tiers and 192" height it is one among the tallest towers of temples in Tamilnadu. This is also the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 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 June 19, 2016

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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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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