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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The existing Palace is much smaller than it was and much of its grandeur has disappeared. It is, however, still worth a visit. The architectural features of the building still show the extravagance of the palace - the huge columns and the intricate carvings. The painted ceilings are great works. Definitely add this to your visit to the Meenakshi Temple when in Madurai.

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank Mikan999
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This palace is in disrepair but it was lovely to see some of the artifacts and hear of the rituals and ceremonies that happened here.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Wendy C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This palace has a lot going for it but unfortunately needs a vivid imagination to figure out what it was like in it's time. The maintenance is poor, with pigeon droppings even on the pillars that make this place special. A few objects displayed in cases are about all there is to see besides of course the interior empty spaces. But, it is well located in the heart of the city and is an easy way to pass some time.

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank kashgo
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you enter the large hall off the top right hand side, there are amazing carvings all around the hall. Some of the colourful ceilings are worth noting as well.

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2020 via mobile

You will be reading reviews which are contrasting...... Only place I had been after Meenakshi temple.

It's a temple town. You get bored with huge rush and commercial priests...

This is a remarkable place but you won't be knowing anything about the palace as no guide to abreast you. It's GRAND.

I would personally suggest you to go and have a glimpse of the historical grandeur.

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank pawanKasat21
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