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Koodal Azhagar Temple, Madurai

Reflecting the beauty in the skillful Dravidian style of architecture, Koodal Azhagar is a renowned Hindu temple in Madurai. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu who is worshiped in the temple along with his consort Goddess Lakshmi. This temple is best known for its elegance and stands one among the 108 Divyadesams dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It was originally built under the rule of Pandyas and the further modifications were done by the clans like Nayak and Rai.

 

It Is Known For:-
1) This temple covers an entire area of 2 acres and has a beautiful gopuram with a height of 125 feet
2) This sacred site is a tribute to Lord Vishnu, whose graciousness was told to King Vallabhdeva by a scholarly saint, Periyalwar
3) The sanctum of this temple houses a spellbinding idol of Lord Vishnu with four arms. The shrine of his consort, Goddess Lakshmi, is located in the southern direction of Koodal Azhagar Temple
4) The beautifully carved windows of this shrine were painted with the paint made from medicinal herbs

 

Best Time To Visit:-
Koodal Azhagar Temple is a famous sacred site and a visit to this holy place can be made any day. This shrine welcomes countless devotees across the year. The festive season is the best time for visiting this place and witnessing its beauty.

 

Reaching There:-
No individual has to struggle for reaching the holy site of Koodal Azhagar Temple. A wide web of roads and a frequent service of local transit make it simpler for visitors to reach the place conveniently.

 

Nearest Railway Station- Madurai Junction
Nearest Airport- Madurai Airport

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