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Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

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Near Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, India
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Near Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the palace of Maratha rulers based out of Madurai. You read that what we see is the remaining portion as others have been demolished. It's basically two huge halls with huge pillars. They have a collection of stone work from earlier to last...More

Thank Senamds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sound and light show was wonderful.felt like living on the era of thirumala nayakar.tamil version was awesome.everytime I comes to Madurai I come to see the show

Thank rose99000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This palace is located close to Meenakshi Amman temple, around 2 kilometers away. This palace was constructed by the King Thirumalai Nayak who ruled the Kingdom of Madurai in 17th Century. You get to see a magnificient palace which is very rich in art and...More

Thank Rajani B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the architecture is awesome but the place is very poorly maintained. Though I could not catch a glimpse of the light and sound show in the evening. Nothing in particular to be seen except for small attached museum.

Thank PrasanthGovindan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me along with my family visited this place on the last days of December 2016. Great hall with lots of place in those days.Visit this palace and see the grandeur of the thirumala nayakas

Thank jayahari g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

INDO -DRAVIDIAN construction with the touch of ITALIN architecture and built before 500 years is unbelievable..the king who built this construction have built several other constructions but this one stays unique... must watch place for tourists don't miss this place if you were in madurai

Thank Arun B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This have large number of pillars that can be hold by 10 members to hug that pillars. this is one of tourist place in madurai

Thank Venkat R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is an okay kind of palace. Visited during day time, nothing much to see. You can spend about half hour here. They also conduct light and music show in evenings. Since its open seating, check for the show during rainy season. It's about 15...More

Thank Yashaswini K
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was once a Palace of the then ruler of Madurai...the palace is now not so well maintained...you will find a lot of pigeons flying around... There is also a Museum in the palace displaying various artifacts and statues...however most of the info about the...More

Thank Kunal_Bhowmick
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Old palace which has not been maintained well by the government. Place is not so great as most of the parts are ruined because of lack of maintenance.

Thank prabhat r
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Thiru I
5 June 2017|
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Response from Jose S | Reviewed this property |
you can go, the obstacles are scarce
20 January 2017|
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Response from Jeran00 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 3 hour if u want also to visit the museum which is really great (be careful museum is closing around lunchtime)
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10 December 2015|
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Response from Sundaramurthy P | Reviewed this property |
Scheduled show begin at 7pm. But, it is not all days. Due to poor maintenance and scheduling many a time it does not happen.