Meenakshi Amman Temple is one of the most famous temples in India. It is located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. It is dedicated to the Hindu couple deities Parvati and Shiva.

The Meenakshi Amman Temple timing is from 5:00am to 10:00pm.


  •   Monday To Saturday
  •       5:00am – 10:00pm
  •   Sunday
  •       5:00am – 10:00pm

Quick Facts

  • There are more than 33,000 sculptures in the temple complex.
  • This historical temple has been mentioned by the famous Hindu saint Thirugnanasambandar in the 7th century.
  • It is one of the oldest temples portraying the Dravidian style of architecture.

How To Reach ?

  • By Air:The distance from Madurai International Airport and the temple is about 12 kilometers. You can cover this distance by local taxis and pre-booked cabs.
  • By Rail:The distance from Madurai railway station and the temple is about 75 kilometers. You can cover this distance by taxis, buses or auto-rickshaws.
  • By Road:The nearest bus stop from Meenakshi Amman Temple temple is Periyar. It is at a distance of 1.3 kilometers and you can find regular buses from here to the temple.