Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal

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  • Address: Panthadi 1st Street, Mahal Area, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-4425383333
  • Ticket Price: 1 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture

Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal - Review

Built in 1636 AD by KingThirumalaiNayak, the Thirumalain Nayakkar Mahal is one of the most visited places in the city by tourists and locals alike owing to its larger than life architecture, royal intricate design and a spell-binding light and sound show which makes the whole palace come to life.

Take a walk along its beautiful corridors embraced by strong yet detailed pillars.

Highlights include:

  • Light and Sound show
  • The King’s Throne kept in the palace.

Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal Ticket Prices

  • For light and sound show: Adult- INR 10, Children- INR 5

Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal Hours

  • Sound & Light Show Time: 6.45 pm to 7.35 pm in English.
  • 8.00 pm to 8.50 pm in Tamil.

How To reach Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal by Public Transport

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

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TripHobo Highlights for Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal

  • Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal Address: Panthadi 1st Street, Mahal Area, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
  • Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal Contact Number: +91-4425383333
  • Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal Price: 1 INR
  • Best time to visit Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal

  • 71.39% of people who visit Madurai include Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal in their plan

  • 77.92% of people start their Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

81.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal

People normally club together Alagar Koyil and Gandhi Memorial Museum while planning their visit to Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal.

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

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Thirumalain Nayakar Mahal, Madurai Reviews

  • One of the well maintaining historical place in Tamil Nadu. I went for light and audio show and they telecasting English version at 6.45pm and Tamil version at 8pm on daily basis. They are explaining history very nicely and everyone can understood. because the audio volume is too good and it is amazing to get 3D sound in open atmosphere. It was a wonderful experience here and must visit place for all... I love it

  • A historical place to visit in Madurai. Palace is one of the must visit places of this city. Light show is available only during evening and it'll be a good sight for travellers. A small collection of historical items is also placed which reminds our ancient history. Palace has been painted good and you can expect tall and gigantic pillars with exquisite painting on roof. Only trouble is that there are too many pigeons and palace is full of their waste. Though cleaning is done daily, it still needs improvement.

  • What remains , 25% of the place is quite small. If you appreciate history and architecture you should visit. The palace entry closes at 1700 and reopens for the light and sound show at 1800. If you are OK missing the small museum arrive at 1800 buy the tickets for the English show at 1845 and enter and check out the palace.

  • A great palace in Madurai, near Meenakshi temple, closes 6 pm. Go early. Small place to explore better and spend good time, huge pillars to click photos and showcases the strength of the people of those days. Have a great collection of art on the inside from different eras. Usually people who visit Madurai miss it, u don't and also can click pics with old artefacts.. A great place for Heritage lovers

  • There is nothing special about this Fort. You pay 50rs for the entry and some light show. The place is filled with pigeon feathers on the floor and the chairs are all dirty. And the light show was average. They tell you the history of the king. I would recommend to place this at the bottom of your list

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