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Sri Meenakshi Temple

North Chitrai Street | J K Plaza, 10/20, Bye-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Madurai 625001, India
+91 90800 25105
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North Chitrai Street | J K Plaza, 10/20, Bye-Pass Road, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Madurai 625001, India
+91 90800 25105
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Reviewed yesterday

You need a full day to properly experience the temple and let the spiritual atmosphere seep in. I had only a couple of hours, yet I left with a feeling of being blessed to get an opportunity to visit this marvelous temple. Apart for the...More

Thank Sumita62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful and devotional Temple, one of the best I have seen, everyone must visit atleast once in their life time

Thank Kalyan P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This temple is located in the heart of Madurai and is surrounded by colourful markets. The temple is a fine example of southern temple architecture. It has nine temple towers that soar almost fifty metres above the gateway and decorated with colourful stucco images of...More

Thank CollieDog58
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the oldest temple in India. This temple tell the great architectural work of our country. This is Hindu temple. Famous holy place to visit. Place is full of crowd. This place give peace of mind.

Thank vikashagarwal0509
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a local guide take us to this large and famous temple in the heart of Madurai. We went from our hotel by tuk tuk, which was an adventure in itself! We visited the temple in the evening to witness the nightly ritual procession...More

Thank BarbSuz
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you visit Madurai, a visit to this temple of Goddess Meenakshi is not to be missed. Built on a vast area, it's amazing to see the architecture of this place. You can find a quiet corner to meditate and take in the spiritual beauty...More

Thank joys_of_journeying
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very huge temple with lots of deities inside and also flourishing rich history. Be sure to visit if you ever go to India and dont get lost inside the temple!:)

Thank Kaarthi K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lord Meenakshi Temple is such a beautiful temple one must see when you come to Madurai or down south. We truly like the most wonderful Evening Darshan without which our Visit to Madurai was incomplete. Thank you Lord Meenakshi !

1  Thank BlueEye76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the bedroom ceremony of Shiva an Parvati... an amazing ceremony where Hindus are so excited and non Hindus are spell bound ...the temple and this ceremony are must sees if you are near Madurai

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1200 years of making, 3600 old temple, historically, architecturally, mythologically, wonderful place, do not entertain pandits of temple much. Do take good guide.

Thank JustAni
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21 November 2017|
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Response from kondu | Reviewed this property |
There is special darshan ticket. You can avail this service. Avoid evening from 5 to 6.30. U hv asked for Sept. Hope it should be Dec. Enjoy the trip. U can stay in Hotel Astoria decently priced in a good location.
19 November 2017|
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Response from Renuka K | Reviewed this property |
No dress code as such. But a long skirt or kurti/leggings would do. Waiting time depends on that particular day. Facility of special darshan is also available starting 50+50/- (two temples). You can buy ticket for one temple... More
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1 November 2017|
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Response from JijuInduchoodan | Reviewed this property |
No need to book the tickets in advance, it is easily available in the counter. Meanwhile there are free entry too but it might be bit crowded based on the dates you are planning to visit.