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Address: Near Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, India
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Palace with a few good touches

Some nice carvings around ceiling in one large space and Palace gives you a sense of the power and wealth that took to built and occupy such a place. But as others have said it is... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Robert H
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Russellville, Alabama

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Russellville, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Some nice carvings around ceiling in one large space and Palace gives you a sense of the power and wealth that took to built and occupy such a place. But as others have said it is not well maintained.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After Meenakshi temple, we visited the Palace in daytime. Its beauty is "Pillars". In outer part of Palace, there is big space and many chairs are for seating, I guess light show presents in evening. This is very good place for photography as it is very bright and no direct sunlight. Inside palace, there is a museum. You can see... More 

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Madurai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Madurai Raja Thirumalai Naiker was built this Palace. it is located in center of madurai. One of the tourist place.

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Monterey County, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you have extra time to kill don't bother with this place. As other reviewers have mentioned, it is poorly maintained and there really isn't anything to see other than the shell of the palace. The sound and light show is laughable and quite painful to watch.

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Madurai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An architectural Marvel. U'll wonder how they erected the huge pillars in 15th Century with such precision. Though Many films were shot here BOMBAY movie was the highlight were almost the entire palace was covered in one song.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a shame this place is not well maintained. It is dirty, & there is graffiti scrawled over the walls & columns.

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Thank Biddy50
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place with large pillars and it looks very good.. eventhough the place needs some cleanliness maintainence its quiet a good place to visit ..

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Palace is a good place to visit for an hour or so. There isn't much to see except the huge columns and beautiful arches surrounding the courtyard. I think it's worth visiting.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The palace is rather poor compared to the temple, but its a visit that won't take more than half hour and that can be done in the same morning or afternoon that you visit the temple But visit first the palace to minimize the deception

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has so many huge pillars and very nice.. it says how properous were this region earliet ...

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