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Address: | Solaimalai Hill, Madurai 625001, India
Phone Number: 04522470228
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i have visited in mid-November i wounder when i found mango and watermelon near beaches (kanyakumari) and every south temple i found that thing. two houses of lord Muruga is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i have visited in mid-November i wounder when i found mango and watermelon near beaches (kanyakumari) and every south temple i found that thing. two houses of lord Muruga is located in the hill beautiful temple located at the foot hills of Azhagar Malai easily reachable from Madurai city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared for a small hike. Visit the lovely azhagar in the temple under the foot hills and climb up to Pazhamudhir cholai to visit one of the six adobes of Murugan. If that isnt enough, you go further up to the vana devathai temple and enjoy the blissful tasty water from the hot water springs. The water is so... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is marvelous to know two houses of lord Muruga is located in the hill. Tasty water and Prasadhas along with dharshan of Perumal. It is good to have a trip to Rama (Yakkobu) Sidhar's Samadhi at the hill.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is said that Alagar kovil attracted pilgrims even in the early days of the Sangam age. The temple is built on an extensive area in a very picturesque spot, surrounded by the ruins of a historic fort. The impressive main tower at the entrance, believed to have been built by the Pandyan Kings, has some beautiful sculptures depicting scenes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful temple located at the foot hills of Azhagar Malai. This temple is easily reachable from Madurai city. this is also one of the ancient temples built by Pandyas. You will definitely enjoy the scenic beauty and temple beauty on visiting this temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alagar koil is the best tourist spot of tamilnadu , it has the best sight seeing places it comprises of two temples, the one is Lord Vishnu and murugan temple (pazhamudiurcholai) the murugan temple located in the mountains right near the Vishnu temple which is down the mountains.... the best place to spent to view the natural scenario...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 20 km drive takes you to the hilltop temple of Lord Vishnu, constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture. The temple is enclosed with huge granite walls. The main shrine houses the presiding deity in a reclining posture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We planned holidays to spend time with friends and visit famous places in madurai so first of all we complete our dharsan at meenakshi temple.. then we went here. That was nice experiene and Great Dharsan..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

So, this temple is little far from the town but this is built in a great style. I believe the chola dynasty architecture style, with stupas and minarets. Nice and quite place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Kallalagar (Beautiful thief is the literal translation in Tamil)..visits Madurai during Chitrai festival m and is a big festival..the temple is situated 18 km from Madurai and is an ancient temple by Thirumalai Naicker kings

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