We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

| Solaimalai Hill, Madurai 625001, India
+91 452 247 0228
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Private Cultural Day Tour of Madurai
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“madurai city” (20 reviews)
“alagar koil” (15 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
| Solaimalai Hill, Madurai 625001, India
+91 452 247 0228
Write a Review
Reviews (271)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I need to say this in the same breath. The temple is beautiful. The architecture style is pretty similar to that of the Meenakshi Amman Temple. The drive was beautiful. The last 500mts especially to the Temple however was littered. Here is the irony of...More

Thank SandySuri
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a temple, Just got goose bumps after watching the god inside. The Rituals performed inside is worth watching. I had visited at 4PM and the climate and croud was hectic, Since there was a special day (Buddha Poornima).

Thank hemanth s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lord Alagar the brother of Meenakshi Amman as the local legend goes is one of the most worshipped across entire Tamil belt. My trust with him goes with the way he comes on a chariot during Chitrai festival and thousands of people flocking just to...More

Thank Manish T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple is build on extensive area in a very picturesque spot. Surrounded by the ruins of a historic fort. The impressive main tower at the entrance believed to have been build by the pandiyan king. Great place for all travellers.

1  Thank Bala p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is good visited the temple on 11th when we were on the way to Rameshwaran. The temple has monkeys also. Who like to check the bag for food.

Thank Ganesh N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone coming to Madurai city should not miss this vishnu temple ( one of the 108 divya desams). The temple has lot of scope for walking. Should not miss worshipping the karuppasamy guardian deity.

Thank Velvet444
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This temple is open till 1 pm in the afternoon. We went here around 12 pm on a Saturday. Owing to saturday, this temple was very much crowded. We got special dharshan tickets and it took 1 hour to complete our Dharshan. At the temple...More

1  Thank Srinivasan S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Good hotel with good ambiance, wonderful gardening, good openings and good surroundings. Support staff is very curtious and polite. Especially Chef Elango and Service Babu is very good. It is going to be a very good asset for the hotel. Rooms interiors are to be...More

Thank Neelanaveen
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This grand temple is some 22 km from Madurai and there is bus service and cab's which go. Buses are as usual cheap but cabs will take around 600-800 INR for a round trip. The money includes both temples, Alagarkoil and the Karthikeyn/Murugan/Pazzhumudin Cholai (Sorry...More

Thank Rahul A
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

One of the 6 Lord Murugan Shrine. Located in small beautiful hill. Small temple and powerful God. ..

Thank RameshGa
Nearby Restaurants
Sri Saravana Bhavan
24 reviews
16.31 km away
Amma Mess
215 reviews
14.93 km away
Phil's Bistro
168 reviews
17.41 km away
Hotel Sri Saravana Bhavan
32 reviews
15.57 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sri Meenakshi Temple
2,855 reviews
20.21 km away
Gandhi Museum - Madurai
472 reviews
18.16 km away
Pazhamudhir Solai
200 reviews
2.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines