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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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  • 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 lo...  more »
  • 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 d...  more »
  • 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 Dha...  more »