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Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, Madurai

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 200 reviews on the web
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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  • The temple has very strong architecture and well designed. It is built by granite rocks. All of the walls and floors were made up of rocks. You can see the tall pillars and roofs. There is a place to ...  read more »
  • One of best place in Madurai. Holy water is excellent and very sweet and tasty. Nice place for family and friends get together. 
  • Alagar koil is dedicated to lord vishnu. Temple is open from 9am to 12.30pm and 4pm to The temple is a very large one and takes a fair bit of time to look around. Worth a visit