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The Monumental Rock Mount Yanaimalai or Anai malai (Elephant Hill)

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Yanaimalai or Anai malai (Elephant Hill) is a protected historic monument and tourist attraction that is about 10 km from Madurai city. Tamil word Yanai, meaning “elephant”, and Malai, meaning “hill” evolved as the hill looks like an elephant in a sitting position with the silent background of paddy fields. The site has had this name ...
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Alagar Kovil – Kallazhagar Temple is one among the 108 Divya desam’s of Lord Vishnu

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Located at 20 km from the center of Madurai city. The Shrine is well known for its sculptures of Vishnu in sitting, standing, and reclining positions. They are all place one above the other. The complex is very large. Be sure to visit the tower over the sacrum sanctum, and notice the wonderful carvings. It ...
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History of Madurai

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The City Madurai is one of the ancient cities of South India with a glorious history. It is famous for its world acclaimed Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple. The city of Madurai has been constructed in the form of a lotus and is built around the temple. It is situated on the banks of the river Vaigai. Madurai ...
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