Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, Madurai

4.5
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. Put Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine into our Madurai online road trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Madurai.
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  • A temple with no deity.. Seeing only a door, we thought we were late and the doors were closed.. But we were told that the deity had to be imagined and the massive door was given the abhishek and puja...  more »
  • Ancient temple. The presiding diety is maha vishnu . Rare murdra . It is saranagadi murdra . He is fully armed and the chakara is ready to launch . He is with sridevi and boomi devi . A tall majestic ...  more »
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