Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Madurai

#6 of 23 in Historic Sites in Madurai
Architectural Building · Historic Site
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and other Madurai attractions using our handy Madurai tour itinerary site.
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  • Tirumalai Naicker palace stands as the testimony to Naicker rule of Madurai. The huge durbar hall with humungous pillars is a pleasure to watch. The pillars are typical for this palace. There is...  more »
  • Gigantic view with architectural beauty. Museum keeping various ancient idols and items is also a must watch.  more »
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