Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Madurai

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A majestic 17th-century palace, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal represents one of India's architectural wonders, built as a royal residence. Although much of the palace was destroyed by various armed conflicts in the area and only about a quarter of the original structure remains, you can still admire the enclosed court with its monumental pillars--a classic blend of Rajput and Dravidian building styles. Work out when and for how long to visit Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and other Madurai attractions using our handy Madurai tour itinerary site .
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  • I visited in the evening so as to se the sound and light show. The ticket office to the right of the main entrance opened at 6.10pm (for the English show. There is a later show for the display in the ...  more »
  • This palace is located about 2KM away from Meenakshi Temple, close to South Masi street. It is said to have been a full fledged palace when it was originally built but currently there are two main hal...  more »
  • Only Hinduism, brought from elsewhere in the back, just wear the Hall of beautiful statues are exhibited.
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