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Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

Near Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, India
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Near Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What has remained gives you an idea of the Palace. Thanks to Bolywood that uses it as a setting restaurations are done.

Thank Αικατερίνη Ζ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is good but the cleanliness is a major problem. Also many Love birds sit near every piller which makes us uncomfortable. Place has very unique, rare and historical idols from ancient times.. Great place for architecture and history students. Palace management need to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poorly maintained. It is a beautiful property but the sheen has been taken away by poor maintenance

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend clued me in on this. Wow! Only about a fourth is still there. Gives a glimpse of how royalty looked and lived in this area. Would make a great place for a wedding event. Birds love it too and create quite a mess....More

Thank shmcam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t go to this sound and light show with great expectations... you will never be disappointed by the great kings humility and will love it if you are a history fan... a good job and a good place

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the palace with not much expectations, but the interiors came as a pleasant surprise. The palace stands tall having huge height corridors supported by mega circular pillars. All the ceilings are beautifully carved and painted with vibrant colors (renovated recently). Only...More

Thank Adwait3785
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

night show of raja special program in light its fantastic experience in the world. the pillar is the most awsome big and pigeon are more in mahal. oldest mahal ever in world.

Thank Dhasarathan T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance 5 per adult n 2 per children below 5 years. You see ancient idols , doors , coins belong to different period, paintings n meaning of shivayanama . It's was just amazing .

Thank Agalyanithi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the palace more to see the large pillars. Nothing much to see especially as the rooms were not accessible.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a Wonderful site like this the rear road stinks of urine and is used like a filth dumping spot. We wanted to watch the light and sound show. Too many mosquitoes. Unimpressive narrative. Lacked the punch. Sound effects not too effective. Lovely architecture ....More

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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
19 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.