Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, Madurai

Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
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Ananth 727499
Tiruppur, India1,283 contributions
Must see temple of lord Vishnu
Jan 2021 • Solo
The main deity of this temple holds an important, Historical and cultural function place in Madurai chithirai Thiruvizha.

There is a famous Guardian temple for "18 padi karuppasamy".

HE is believed to be the Guardian God not only for this temple, but for many people.

Chakkarathaalwar sannithi is very famous and notable one ..

Written February 27, 2021
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Ugender B
Madurai, India60 contributions
Large Temple, good visit
Dec 2020
Its an old temple with fort walls. Parking can be managed better. Temple and its surroundings are brilliant.
Written January 2, 2021
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Kala
5 contributions
Excellent location and powerful God
Dec 2020
At the foot hills this magnificent temple was built for lord Vishnu, considered to be brother of Meenakshi Amman. Worth to see its beautiful structures and Ugra Narasimhan with 16 bahus is a specialty here.
Written December 30, 2020
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IndoCanadian
Toronto, Canada147 contributions
Amazing Temple
Aug 2019
The architectures and sculpture here are very impressive. Beautiful temple. Very historic. Legends abound.
Written June 23, 2020
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VRN-TA
Mumbai, India14 contributions
Temple Run2.0
Jan 2020
the only other temple we visited while in Madurai. situated a bit outside city ina nice quaint area.
surrounded by Monkeys .. Good place to visit
Written June 20, 2020
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Sud D
Oakville, Canada76 contributions
Ancient and Historical Temple
Aug 2019 • Couples
This is a very special and popular temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu a short drive outside Madurai. Beautiful architecture. It partially destroyed in 1757 by the invading forces of Haidar Ali of Mysore. You can see some of the ruins of the outer wall. It is home to some of the most beautiful granite sculptures. It is a Divya Desam temple.
Written May 26, 2020
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vssd61
Kannur, India136 contributions
Sri Vishnu koil
Mar 2020
Perched on a hill place this temple enjoys huge patronage and on the day of our visit there was a huge crowd.
Written May 21, 2020
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Arun K
Nagpur District, India2,863 contributions
An Exquisite Temple of Lord Vishnu
Feb 2020
An exquisite temple situated in the north east of Madurai is the rest place of Lord Vishnu and is the sacred place for the followers of Lord Vishnu. It is situated at a distance of about 20 kms from city in the Alagar hills and is also known as Azhagar kovil. The statue of the lord is made entirely from single stone and is a splendid masterpiece.
Speciality of this temple is that variety of statues of the Lord in different postures are all kept in this temple under the same roof .Here the devotees offer holy prayers from the bottom of their hearts to Lord Vishnu the extremely knowledgeable, humble yet powerful ruler of the earth.
It is a huge temple with spectacular halls and other facilities to perform different rituals with sacred mantras in the holy environment.
Written April 30, 2020
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Beautiful temple in Madurai
Feb 2020
Azahagar Koil is very famous in Madurai and annual festival kallazhagar is world famous. Main deity is Mahavishnu and temple complex is very sprawling with dedicated sannadis for thayar and chkarathalwar. Sprawling mandapam with nice sculptures. I enjoyed the visit and got blessed. Don't miss it. It is a nice picnic spot also if you go with your family as there is temple operated bus for pazhamudhir cholai and agasa gana. Good to treck as well.
Written March 17, 2020
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munis
Malaysia84 contributions
Devotion
Feb 2020 • Solo
I was there for personal praying, really enjoyed and make sure go early morning to avoid long queues.
Written March 4, 2020
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