Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, Madurai

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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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  • Very beautiful temple with surrounded by hills.Theertham , Sthalam , Moorthy all the 3 are very famous here. We can also visit arupadai murugan temple nearest to this temple. 
    Very beautiful temple with surrounded by hills.Theertham , Sthalam , Moorthy all the 3 are very famous here. We can also visit arupadai murugan temple nearest to this temple.  more »
  • A beautiful temple with Dravidian architecture. It’s situated close to the hills, surrounded by lots of trees & birds. This temple is a must visit if you are in Madurai. Temple is dedicated to Lord... 
    A beautiful temple with Dravidian architecture. It’s situated close to the hills, surrounded by lots of trees & birds. This temple is a must visit if you are in Madurai. Temple is dedicated to Lord...  more »

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