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Sri Meenakshi Temple

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North Chitrai Street | J K Plaza, 10/20, Bye-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Madurai 625001, India
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Experience the culture of Madurai with this private tour of its ancient temples. Spend approximately 45 minutes visiting each of the Dravidian temples built by the Pandyan and Madurai Nayak kings, earning the city its nickname Koil Maanagar, which means Temple City. Discover why Madurai, also called the City of Junctions or Koodal Nagaram, is one of India's most outstanding Hindu pilgrimage centers.
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North Chitrai Street | J K Plaza, 10/20, Bye-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Madurai 625001, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This temples has history back from the 14th century CE. The temple has got four identical towering entrance each from one direction -North-South-East-West. The temple is definitely one of the Wonders of India. The temple has got a pond in middle which is called as...More

Thank Abhinandan J
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful . The temple is Large beyond imagination. The architecture is simply awe inspiring. The hall with 1000 pillars is a must visit. Most Indians give it a go by. Having a guide helps. Rates vary Rs.200 -500/. If you have a bad back or...More

Thank Rajeev D
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whenever we visit meenakshi amman temple, we feel satisfied and blessed. When entering temple from any side, you will feel a different feeling of happiness

Thank Sekarvms
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the temples I have fell in love for! Not only the hues and the architecture, but the cleanliness and the aura will make you feel at peace too!

Thank LakshayNanda
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Few people know how South India temples look like. if I compare south India and north India. Here in south India temples more clean & peaceful.

Thank Ashok B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sri Meenakshi Temple is one the most beautiful temples I have visited in India. Must visit place in Madurai

Thank Anil A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a couple of hours wandering round this impressive temple complex and then returned in the evening when they moved the idol

Thank Axel5171
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Reviewed 4 days ago

(Godess Shree Minakshi)It is an amazing ancient temple located in Madurai.On the inside of the temple there are huge stone pillars,On the outside millions of intricate carvings.

Thank Shritesh S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the beautiful temples in Tamilnadu. The main deity is Goddess Meenakshi. The temple is very big and one has to do a lot of walking. Wheelchair is also available. When you enter the temple, do look at ceiling for beautiful paintings. Usually there...More

Thank Suresh C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Gopurams are beautiful, the size of the temple is huge. The queues are long but there is provision to pay and get ahead of the queues. The pillar carvings are outstanding. Goddress Parvati dressed in green with her jewellry is worth a visit... The...More

Thank tina d
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cuteladukhi
21 February 2018|
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Response from lindabriendl | Reviewed this property |
I spent 5 hours in the Temple on January, 28th, 2018 together with a lot of Hindu pilgrims. There was no danger at all (they control your bag before you enter). Same the next day. Enjoy the Spirit.
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Georgina W
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Response from tiz S | Reviewed this property |
hi yes it is open on Sunday 9AM–7PM. iphone is ok. but no ipad or battery charger.
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5 February 2018|
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Response from The_Strikhedonian | Reviewed this property |
For a flight at 7:45, leave from the temple at around 6-6:10 . The airport is not very crowded and not very far. It would take around 25-30 minutes to reach from the temple. 2 hours should be enough for the temple but dont... More
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