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Azhagar Kovil

Located 21 kms. Northwest of Madurai is a Vishnu Temple on a picturesque wooded hill. Here 'Vishnu' presides as Meenakshi's brother 'Azhagar'. During the Chitrai festival in April / May, when the celestial marriage of Meenakshi to Sundareswarar is celebrated, Azhagar travels to Madurai. A gold processional icon called the Sundararajar is carried by devotees in procession from Azhagar Kovil to Madurai for wedding ritual.

Palamudhirsolai, one of the six abodes of Lord Subramanya is on the same hill, about 4 kms and above. A natural spring called Nuburagangai where pilgrims bath, is located here.

Distance from Vijay Hotel
Azhagar Kovil - 22.6 km