Gorippalayam Dargah

Currently Open
  • Address: On The Bank Of Vaigai River, Madurai, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids

TheGorippalayamDargah was built by King ThiruvalaiNayak and remains one of the most tranquil places to visit in Madurai.

The Mosque has the tombs of two sultans from Yemen namely HazratKhaja Syed Sultan AlauddinBadusharazi and HazratKhaja Syed SulthanShamsuddin. Both the Sultans contributed towards the spread of Islam in the region.

The GorippalayamDargah welcomes people from everywhere to experience its beautiful architecture and peaceful ambience.

Highlights include:

  • Tombs of the Sultans
  • The main dome made form a single rock.
  • 13th century inscriptions in Tamil language near the entrance.

Gorippalayam Dargah Travel Tips

  • Do follow the customs of the Mosque including footwear being removed outside the main shrine and covering your head with a scarf.

How to Reach Gorippalayam Dargah

  • Bus: At Goripalayam Bus Stop
  • Hire an Auto-rickshaw.
  • Hire a Taxi.

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  • Gorippalayam Dargah Address: On The Bank Of Vaigai River, Madurai, India
  • Gorippalayam Dargah Timing: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Gorippalayam Dargah(preferred time): 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gorippalayam Dargah: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 44.8% of people who visit Madurai include Gorippalayam Dargah in their plan

  • 32.89% of people start their Gorippalayam Dargah visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gorippalayam Dargah

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

93.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gorippalayam Dargah

People normally club together Iskcon Temple and Saint Mary's Cathedral while planning their visit to Gorippalayam Dargah.

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

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