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Sri Meenakshi Temple

North Chitrai Street | J K Plaza, 10/20, Bye-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Madurai 625001, India
+91 90433 25105
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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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Hours Today: 5:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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

Our group had a private guide, who was very good, and this was an interesting temple with lots to see. We visited at dusk which was a nice time. There are both indoor and outdoor things to see and experience.

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent temple with four side entry and very powerful goddess. very pleasant and beautiful temple..

Thank KRISSK2000
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful and neatly maintained temple I have ever seen. This temple construction several hundreds of years is a wonder. This temple should find place in the 7 wonders list of the world. It is such a marvellous temple.. Everybody should visit this temple to...More

Thank CM P
Reviewed 3 days ago

To walk within the great halls of this ancient architectural marvel is to travel to a bygone era of kings & slaves. Take your time & enjoy the visit. Do not fall prey to the priests/guides offering their service.

Thank Mohan n
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Any visit to Madurai is incomplete without a visit to the Meenakshi temple. Everything in the temple is made on a grand scale. Be prepared to walk a lot. Enter the temple from the East gate as by doing so you can visit the main...More

Thank RG1212662
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

this is the main temple and one feels absolutely divine the moment one enters the temple. must visit

Thank wanderor1986
Reviewed 4 days ago

I along with my Family visted this sacred temple on 1jan 2018 around 5.30 a.m To best of my knowledge there are four gates to enter in temple premises North, south, west and east gate. However the queue inside the temple starts from the enterence...More

1  Thank CAAKSHAYJAIN
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hi The temple is surrounded by four gates in all four directions, first thing keep remember the same. The surrounding market is excellent for local flavor and purchase.Long Que system is there, but darshan are fast.Temple is historical monument of superb architectural value. Temple is...More

Thank anil_173
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good place for a one time visit for sure. Beware of the dressing rules though - the body should be covered.

Thank sawhneysaab
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once inside, you will be approached by someone offering to guide you. Not sure if it matters but we asked to see his ID and it was a tourist guide one. He charged 400 rupees for the tour. I think it is worth getting a...More

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Abhay J
12 January 2018|
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Response from P_Aruna_10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi It takes about 3-4 hours to see the whole temple (including wait times for darshan). By this I mean walking around the whole temple complex and also visiting the 1000-Pillar Hall etc. The temple closes at 12 PM and... More
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Guru P
4 January 2018|
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Response from P_Aruna_10 | Reviewed this property |
The temple has accommodation facilities too. Check their website for details.
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