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Sri Meenakshi Temple

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Address: North Chitrai Street | J K Plaza, 10/20, Bye-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Madurai 625001, India
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+91 95001 37477
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A must see while in madurai. There are 4 temples, north, south , east and west. You can visit all 4 in one go. I would advise not to take a guide, especially the Ines that just... read more

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A must see while in madurai. There are 4 temples, north, south , east and west. You can visit all 4 in one go. I would advise not to take a guide, especially the Ines that just come up to you. They are just out for a few rupees! A bit of hassle queuing to put your shoes in and... More 

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Stunningly beautiful temple. Amazing architecture! If you only have to go to one temple go to this one!! You won't be wrong.

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Chennai, India
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Very Big temple with beautiful architecture.and a very pleasant atmosphere.koneru which is present in the temple is very nice .

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A visit to this temple any number if times still keeps me wondering about the architectural marvel of ancient times. Need at least three hours to explore this temple fully

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The temple sure is huge. But not maintained so well for such a famous temple. The temple is always crowded even at the oddest hour of day. The poojaris ask for kanike themselves which was very unexpected.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i visited at madurai with my friend and also see the temple 'sri meenakshi temple' dedicated to maa luxmi. temple is very famous in the world, only hindus are allowed in the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple is huge. Recommend going round in the evening - we got there at 5pm and it was cooler and not too busy. Definitely worth having a guide to show you round. Lots to see and easy to get lost. Really glad we stayed for the closing ceremony - absolutely fascinating to watch. Beware of people who give you... More 

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A huge temple complex that's a must visit - whether you're religious or otherwise. Splendid architecture and vibrant display of Indian diversity at its best. The 1000 pillar hall isn't to be missed and so is an evening spent at the footsteps of the temple pond watching people come and go.

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Pondicherry, India
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This temple is ancient one -Naiker emperor has renovate this temple -very large -number of Gopuram,.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommend you have a guide who can site you at the best spots and explain what is going on. The lighting and the massive nature of the place make the experience otherworldly

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