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Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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One of 108 Divadesams

Perumal here is so beautiful as the name describes (Azhagar). Temple is situated in the outskirts of Madurai and morning visit will be pleasant. Ancient temple and a must visit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perumal here is so beautiful as the name describes (Azhagar). Temple is situated in the outskirts of Madurai and morning visit will be pleasant. Ancient temple and a must visit for it sculptures. We went there on Chithirai 1st (April 14) morning and it was heavily crowded. 'Pathinettambadi Karuppasamy' is the guardian lord of Perumal here and you should know... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the 108 divadesam destinations of Vaishnavite sect of Hinduism. The temple is situated at the foot of Alagar hills. It's well maintained temple connected by frequent buses from Madurai city which is 25 Kms away. Worship here and seek the divine blessings of God Sundaraja Perumal aka Kallazhagar. According to the mythology, This deity is the elder brother... More 

Thank Mohan2013
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is located at about 25 Kms from Madurai. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.This is located on foot of Alagar Hills, This Vaishnavite temple is very much famous for its beautiful sculptures and mandapams. This is one of the Lord Vishnu's 108 Divya Desams. Vishnu' presides as Goddess Meenakshi's brother 'Azhgar' during the Chitrai festival in April/May.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is located around 35 km from Madurai on the foothills of a hillock. It is one of the great examples of Dravidian architecture. While in Madurai, one can think of visiting this temple.

Thank pkaran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place for holy and nature.beautiful temple at the foot of the hill,middle of the hill and in the top of the hill.from the Godess Rakkaie temple around 7 km had to trek in forest to reach the Siddhar Ramadevar jeeva samathi.On early morning to trek in this way be coooool and lovely nature,If u r lucky u... More 

Thank Karthik M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great architecture, the temple is a magnificent master piece of stone art and sculpture.Beware of monkeys

Thank shankar n
Manama, Bahrain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is located about 25 kms from the city of Madurai. It takes about 15 to 20 minutes to reach there. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu who abodes here as Meenakshi's brother Azghar. It is believed to be built in 6th to 9th century. It is built on a large area with picturesque background and very big... More 

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United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

peaceful! had a very good darshan. dont forget to see the ayyanar which been kept in front... seeing those steps through the small window really gave a different feeling.. for a second made me think , i am seeing a place completely different

Thank PassionEye
Madurai, India
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

In this temple very old temple in madurai. It is 20 km away from madurai. You will go by Government Bus also.

Thank brigapsviji
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Good temple on the way to pazhamudircholai. Can make a trip keeping all the temples in mind. The temple is old and quiet empty on a weekend. Had a quick Darshan. Guide is available.

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