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Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, Madurai
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Perched on top of a hillock, Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine represents one of the most beautiful religious sites in the area. At 0.8 ha (2 ac), the religious complex, dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, attracts large numbers worshippers and tourists every year. See the temple's Dravidian style and the architecture that dates back to the third and fourth centuries, and pay attention to the entrance and its mesmerizing carvings of gods and goddesses. You can join a guided tour, where you'll learn about the interesting legends associated with the complex. The temple holds six daily rituals and many festivals during the year, open for tourists. With our custom trip planner, Madurai attractions like Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Perumal is too ravishing and the whole temple is monumental Just in entrance is karupannaswamy temple with numerous swords Prasadam is very good too 
  • 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 beauti...  more »
  • Temple of the same style that Meenakshi temple, with an area of columns of stones not as spectacular as in the former but that deserve a visit. Not is difficult of arrive in bus, care with the monkeys, not get food in the area!
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