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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. Our Madurai vacation generator makes visiting Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and other Madurai attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I really liked this place. It's not grand but has lovely architecture with a series of beautifully decorated ceilings. It was particularly nice that it is well frequented by locals who were picnicking...  more »
  • Superb visit this Palace to the colourful paintings. It is a pity that the pigeons have settled there.
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  • The Son et Lumière could have been better, although the story was quite interesting. The staff were not over friendly at the end, when we would have liked to look around a bit... better to get there e...  more »
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  • Historic place.. one of the most attractive place in Madurai... One should not miss this as well... But it's not maintained well... Any one can touch the statues and sculptures that's the prob which may get damaged... One hour time can be spent...
  • The Architecture of the place is good. The place is not maintained and protected good enough to preserve it's architectural beauty.
  • Near about 370 years old. Unparallel sculptures. Full of pillars. 1 km from Meenakshi temple.
  • A very popular attraction, but not maintained well. The huge pillars look well, worth going once.
  • A great place with sculpture museum,poor maintenance. Best to visit in the evening,an 1 hour program will be held in the evening