Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, Madurai

#2 of 23 in Historic Sites in Madurai
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • The main deity of this temple holds an important, Historical and cultural function place in Madurai chithirai Thiruvizha. There is a famous Guardian temple for "18 padi karuppasamy". HE is believed....  more »
  • Its an old temple with fort walls. Parking can be managed better. Temple and its surroundings are brilliant.  more »
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