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  • Liad Margalit
    1 contribution
    Bala is very spontaneous, vivid and full of knowledge about Maduray and the Meenakshi temple. I had an excellent experience with him, learned a lot about the place and the culture and enjoyed a lot from his company. He has an excellent English and you can feel he is really excited about helping and guiding others. Highly recommended.
    Don't hesitate and contact him 9659324304.
    Written 1 October 2022
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  • VJ V
    Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India80 contributions
    This is a museum inside the Meenakshi amman temple, entry for Indians are Rs 5 and foreigner is Rs 50, well worth to see the amazing carvings and historic artifacts.
    Written 9 September 2022
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  • Kala
    5 contributions
    It is one of the six prominent temples of lord Murugan. It is about 4-5 km from Alaar Koil on the hills. Lord Murugan along with his brother Ganesha and his Aayudha appears in a pleasant way and blesses the devotees .
    Written 30 December 2020
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  • Sathish
    Dindigul District, India4 contributions
    Very beautiful temple with surrounded by hills.Theertham , Sthalam , Moorthy all the 3 are very famous here. We can also visit arupadai murugan temple nearest to this temple.
    Written 5 April 2022
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  • Chirag
    2 contributions
    GreatEnjoyed a 2 night stay in this great hotel. Lovely and clean, super room, all good facilities. Very comfy bed! Food was great too, and plenty of it. Staff friendly and efficient. The price was very good too
    Written 29 August 2022
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  • Priti Upadhyay
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates181 contributions
    This museum in Madurai is one of the 5 Gandhi Sangrahalya in India. It is a great place to learn history and fight for freedom. You can see lot of objects and writings from Gandhiji. You can buy books and souvenirs here. The blood stained clothes of Mahatma Gandhi is must see in the museum. Have a look at the gallery of images from the Indian freedom movement days. Also don't forget to visit the library in the north wing. Locker rooms are available and pets are not allowed in the premises. This museum is located in the heart of city and hence accessible by bus, car, taxi, hired taxi, auto etc.
    Written 15 August 2021
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  • Ananth 727499
    Tiruppur, India1,320 contributions
    This temple is very near the oeriyar bus stand. Just 50 metres walk and you reach the temple.

    The important sannithis that you should have a Darshan in this temple are -

    01. Surya Ratha stone image on the wall of the temple office

    02. Pushkarani inside the Temple

    03. Chakkarathaalwar sannithi

    04. Ambal sannithi

    05. Small but powerful Narasimmar sannithi ..

    06. Sangu and chakra sannithi..

    07. Another Narasimmar sannithi

    08. Lord krishna idol near the temple garden

    09. Andal sannithi

    10. Mother Thulasi plant

    11. Navagraha sannithi

    12. Manavaala maamunikal sannithi

    13. Lord Vishnu in sayanam and standing pose in the sannithis on the Gopuram.

    Written 27 February 2021
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  • albatriq
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates42 contributions
    Vaigai Dam is situated about 68 Kms from Madurai City. It is built across the river Vaigai. View from the top of the dam is awesome. Top of the dam can be reached by climbing about 100 steps. View from the top is worth climbing those steps.
    Written 4 March 2020
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  • Ypatel12
    Munnar, India367 contributions
    Samanar hills is good place for small picnic with friends and family. View from hills is really good. We have took many memorable pics.
    Written 19 July 2019
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  • sridharan2013
    Bengaluru, India1,266 contributions
    THis ancient temple located at the foot hills of a lovely hillock is part of the arupadai veedu temples for Lord Murugan. This temple is close to Madurai city and can be easily reached. Lots of devotees visit this temple to offer prayers to Lord Murugan. Arrangements have been made to ensure that pilgrims visiting can walk in properly organized lines and have proper darshan and also offer poojas.
    Written 27 August 2022
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  • Jitendra K
    146 contributions
    Good to go in rainy time. At that time it is like heaven. So plan accordingly. Good with family and kids.
    Written 29 February 2020
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  • DrBalamurugan
    Madurai, India7 contributions
    Walk around this glorious temple tank during evening hours, when it’s not very hot. Can take few photos. There are several roadside eateries around, which may not be very hygienic. Must visit, if you are in Madurai .
    Written 3 January 2020
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  • Ananth 727499
    Tiruppur, India1,320 contributions
    This temple is situated near Madurai maatuthaavani bus stand. From here take the route to othakadai.

    Then take a right turn and go for about 2 KMS. The temple will be on your left side..

    The temple complex is huge and it has a very big pond nearby..

    Chalkrathaalvaar sannithi is very famous here .
    Written 15 October 2020
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  • Ananth 727499
    Tiruppur, India1,320 contributions
    This temple is at a distance of 20 KMS from madurai Periyar bus stand..
    From maatuthaavani bus stand, it is about
    7 - 8 KMS..

    The main deity Narasimmar is carved in the rocks of the hillside. Very good vibrational place to worship.

    Neatly maintained and a must see place for the pilgrimage people..
    Written 12 October 2020
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  • Arun Golas
    Bhopal, India223 contributions
    It's a pretty old Portuguese church. Looks quite majestic, and is quite well maintained. May go if you have time.
    Written 20 November 2019
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