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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting srirangam and similar crowded popular temples, loved the peaceful and crowd free darshan at alagar kovil. We visited on a Thursday morning. No crowd at all, yet the guards forced us to get tickets.. it was rs.10 per head, so we didn't mind...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Aarthi_Sukleshwaran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were having our own transportation and had some time, so it was ok, else can easily skip. The journey is OK and the temple is on a hill, and you can take your own vehicle or climb up. Climb up maybe good, but did...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank columbus1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That is old historical temple located at madurai, Tamil Nadu. Hindu temple. God name of alagar. Festival time make a good memories in this temple.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Thalaram
Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

A temple with no deity.. Seeing only a door, we thought we were late and the doors were closed.. But we were told that the deity had to be imagined and the massive door was given the abhishek and puja .. That was really an...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank chitraM92
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

Ancient temple. The presiding diety is maha vishnu . Rare murdra . It is saranagadi murdra . He is fully armed and the chakara is ready to launch . He is with sridevi and boomi devi . A tall majestic arresting personality. Must see ....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

Very beautiful temple where kallazhgar is the god during Chithirai Festival the god come to Madurai to Perform the marriage of His sister Parvathi To God Sivaperuman

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pdsivam
Reviewed July 18, 2019

A nice and beautiful temple with many shrines. The shrines is well maintained and allow you to concentrate on the divine.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CSKrishnan
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Well managed temple, good architecture,as said Madurai is place of temples,each temple is unique in itself... Also many old stories are associated with each temple,which is quite interesting to hear from locals. Food is really good though all South Indian style.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sweetsmita2085
Reviewed June 24, 2019

Excellent experience. Do not forget to visit Rakkayee temple where the theerthan is so refreshing and Pazhamudir Solai.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank rad2hari
Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

One of the most popular temple in madurai. People we know that alagar story them festival times old people talk that story

Date of experience: May 2019
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August 11, 2018|
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Response from PSK2810 | Reviewed this property |
The trip will take 2 days. After completion of dharshan at Madurai, reach Rameshwaram. Overnight Stay - Dharshan next day early morning. Leave for kanyakumari - 4-5 Hrs drive. If you reach by afternoon complete visiting the... More
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Response from RadhaDevi | Reviewed this property |
This is 17 km from Madurai. The time spent here depends on your interest in the sculpture and details of architecture! Each piece of stone thrown around this huge complex has a unique carving and you may wonder how those... More
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