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Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam

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Teppakulam, Madurai, India
+91 95001 37477
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Giant Water Reservoir Tank without Water

This attraction is located 20 kms from the center of Madurai. This tank with a mandeqpam (covered... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Judi L
Denver, Colorado
A big tank which covers all traveler

It is just three km from junction I think that Naicker kings have constructed this one must see... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Pondicherry, India
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Teppakulam, Madurai, India
+91 95001 37477
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

This attraction is located 20 kms from the center of Madurai. This tank with a mandeqpam (covered platform) at the center enshrines Lord Vigneshwara. There is a Float Festival conducted here every year in January ad February. Which is a site to see. At night...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 24 February 2017

It is just three km from junction I think that Naicker kings have constructed this one must see theis

Thank pdsivam
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam is one of another sightseeing place 'holy city' madurai famous for temples better known as 'city of temple's'.

Thank yogindery
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very big man made water reservoir is now without water as on date. During evening many shops are around this place mainly food shop and people used for their dinner. Cheap and variety foods like Puttu, Idiyappam made from Ragi, wheat and rice are available...More

1  Thank kanchikaruna
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The place is awesome to visit during early morning and evening times. The place is filled up with lot of road side shops to eat and walk with. You can visit at early morning to Mariyamman temple to enjoy the Coolness in madurai.

1  Thank sreevno1
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The climax of this place can be seen and experienced on the full moon day between January 15 - February 15 every year, when the float festival happens. It is a large tank, remains waterless most of the year nowadays, converts into the maidan of...More

Thank Maniyarasan R
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Even when there is no water it is a sight to see,especially in the evening. The temple is in the middle of a vast pond which is green when there is no water. Very soothing sight in that busy commercial town. Nice place to walk...More

Thank Rama R
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We heard about the Teppam festival from our guide and rued not having been able to see it. Interesting little area with it sometimes being empty and a place which is sometimes a hangout area for the local kids and sometimes filled with holy water.

Thank ngrewal
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is one big water tank constructed in olden era to save rain water and to perform some of the temple events as custom. The tank is very big with surrounding steps to access from all sides. It is also in a very nice location....More

Thank pushjag
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Mariamman Teppakulam is a beautiful square tank spread over a huge area of almost 16 acres, located about 5Kms East of Meenakshi Temple. The tank is the scene of the colourful float festival held in January/February to celebrate the birth anniversary of King Thirumalai Nayak,...More

Thank Shree464
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16 December 2016|
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Response from mailavvenkatesh | Reviewed this property |
Vandayar is a caste name. But vandiyur is a place name. The name might be originated from vandi-vehicle oor- is place
29 August 2015|
Response from kalilurr | Reviewed this property |
Most of the time it is dry only,, our can walk to the temple. In wet season small boats available.