7 Temples near Madurai Meenakshi Temple

7 famous temples in and around Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The city of Madurai is situated on the banks of River Vaigai and has a number of ancient temples as well as historical monuments. The most popular Hindu temple in Madurai is the Meenakshi Amman Temple. However there are temples dedicated to Vishnu or Perumal, Murugan, Mariamman and Yoga Narasimha in Madurai which are located within a few kilometers drive from the Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Thirukoil. Visit hindu devotional blog for more hinduism articles. Below is the list of popular Hindu temples to visit while you are in Madurai.

Temples in and around Madurai

Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple

Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple is located near Madurai town in Tamil Nadu, India. This temple is one of the six main abodes of Lord Muruga. This temple is carved in rock. According to legends this is the place where Lord Muruga married Goddess Deivayanai. The primary deity worshipped here is Lord Muruga. Other deities worshipped here is Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Lord Vinayaka and Goddess Durga. Some of the festivals celebrated here are Brahmotsavam, Chittirai festival, Karthigai deepam, Skanda Sashti, Kartikai festival and float festival in Thai. Visit hindudevotionalblog.com. The temple is well connected by means of road, rail and air. Buses are available from Madurai Periyar bus stand.

Address: Thiruparakundram, Madurai , Tamil Nadu 625005, India
Phone : +91 452 2484359, 2482248


Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple

Koodal Azhagar Temple or Koodalazhagar Kovil

Koodalazhagar or Koodal Azhagar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. The primary deity worshipped here is Lord Vishnu in the form of Koodalazhagar.  Here the presiding deity Koodalazhagar is in a seated posture along his consort Lakshmi as Maragathavalli. The annual festival celebrated here is in the month of Vaikasi. Visit hindudevotionalblog.com. Some of the other festivals celebrated here are Krishna Jayanti, Purattasi Garuda Sevai, Navaratri, Kartikai and Vaikuntha Ekadasi. During festive occasions the temple witnesses a large crowd of devotees.

Address:  Periyar Bus Stand, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
Phone: +91 452 2338542


Koodal Azhagar Koil Madurai

Thirumohoor Kalamegaperumal Temple

Thirumohur Kalamegaperumal Temple is a Hindu temple situated near Melur at Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. The primary deity worshipped here is Lord Vishnu in the form of Sudarsanar or Chakkarathalwar. The idol has 16 hands with 16 weapons, rolling feet and bears holy mantra letters. This is the only and special temple where Sudarsanar has all these special aspects. The major festivals celebrated here are Vaikasi Brammotsavam, Vaikunta Ekadasi, Thirukalyanam, Krishna Jayanthi, Deepavali and Pongal. Visit hindudevotionalblog.com for more hinduism articles. The temple is accessible by the town bus services available from Madurai. During festive occasions the temple witnesses a large crowd of devotees.

Address: Thirumohur , Madurai North Taluk, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625107, India
Phone : +91 452  2423227,  2423444, 98422 69683



Thirumohoor Kalamegaperumal Temple Madurai

Narasingam Yoga Narasimha Perumal Temple

Narasimha Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple located at Narasingam village, Melur in Madurai. The primary deity worshipped here is Yoga Narasimha Perumal. The sculpture of Narasinga Perumal is carved out of the hill itself.  This temple is situated near temples named Alagar Koil and Thirumohur temple. The inscriptions at the temple are in ancient Tamil, Brahmi and Vattezhuthu. The temple is well connected by means of road, rail and air.

Narasingam Yoga Narasimha Perumal Temple

Azhakar Kovil - Thirumaliruncholai - Azhakar Temple

Azhakar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. This temple is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu.  The primary deity worshipped here is Lord Vishnu in the form of  Kallazhagar and his consort Lakshmi as Thirumamagal. The central shrine houses the image of the presiding deity, Uragamellayan Perumal in reclining posture on a snake bed. The temple also comprises two life size images of Narasimha swamy. The temple is well connected by means of road, rail and air.

Address: Melur , Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625301, India
Phone : +91 452 2470228


Azhakar Kovil - Thirumaliruncholai - Azhakar Temple

Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple

Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple is a Hindu temple located near Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India at a hill top covered with dense forests. Visit hindudevotionalblog.com for more temple articles. The primary deity worshipped here is Lord Muruga. Here the idol of Muruga is in a standing posture with his consorts Valli and Deivayani. The Guardian Deity is Rakkayi Amman. The temple is open from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm continuously. Main festivals celebrated here are Tamil New Year Day, Vaikasi Visakam, Aadi Kruthika, Annual abishek festival and Skanda Sashti. During festive occasion the temple draws a huge crowd of devotees.

Address: Solai Malai, Azhagarkoil, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 624401, India
Phone: +91  452 2470228


Pazhamudircholai Murugan Temple

Vandiyur Mariamman Temple

Vandiyur Mariamman Temple is a Hindu temple located at Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. The primary deity worshipped here is Goddess Mariamman or Goddess of rain. This temple is situated near the river Vaigai. The main festival celebrated here is Teppa Thiruvizha. The grand annual festival is celebrated for continuous ten days. During festive occasion the temple draws a huge crowd of devotees. The temple is well connected by means of road, rail and air.

Address: Mariamman Nagar, Meenakshi Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625009, India

Vandiyur Mariamman Temple

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