Alagar Koyil

Currently Closed
  • Address: Solaimalai Hill, Madurai 625001, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-4522470228
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

This depicts the legendary story of a sage (Suthapas) who ignored a Maharishi while he was taking a bath in the river and was cursed by the Maharishi to take the form of a Frog, forms the historic story of the temple.

The Sage would only be free of the cruse after getting blessed by Lord Sundararajar (known as Kallazhakar).The sage offered his deepest prayers to the Lord which made the god ascend to the earth, to the place the temple stands on.

Highlights include:

  • Beautiful rock-cut architecture with larger than life Gopuram and rock pillars which support the Mandapam (hall)
  • Main Shrine which is always closed except for 1 day every year when the Sudarshana Chakra of lord Vishnu passes over the open door

  • Remove shoes before entering the temple shrine.

  • Photography: INR 50
  • Other prices are applicable as per the offerings you decide to give at the temple. Visit the official website for more information.

Worship timings:

  • Morning: 6.00 am to 12.30 pm
  • Evening 3.30 pm to 8.00 pm

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  • Alagar Koyil Address: Solaimalai Hill, Madurai 625001, India
  • Alagar Koyil Contact Number: +91-4522470228
  • Alagar Koyil Timing: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Alagar Koyil Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Alagar Koyil(preferred time): 06:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Time required to visit Alagar Koyil: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 57.6% of people who visit Madurai include Alagar Koyil in their plan

  • 36.62% of people start their Alagar Koyil visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Alagar Koyil

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Alagar Koyil

People normally club together Samanar Caves and Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal while planning their visit to Alagar Koyil.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures