Temple of the Temple City


Do you know this...??

All the Four towers of the famous "Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple" namely the East, west ,North and South towers were perfectly aligned with the Magnetic East, West, North and South directions respectively.

File:An aerial view of Madurai city from atop of Meenakshi Amman temple.jpg

The Temple is in the top 30 Nominee list of the "New Seven Wonders of the World". It is approximately estimated that the temple houses about 33000 statues. It attracts daily visitors of 15000 and 25000 people during fridays.

During the Famous Festival which tooks place in the Month of April - May the temple attracts nearly 1 Million people.

Temple has a coverage of 45 acres.

Even this one page wont be enough to say the specialities of this temple. Am proud that my Hometown is "Madurai"

Thirugnana Sambandhar a devotee of Lord Shiva "The Destroyer" described Presence of temple as early as 7th century.

It's really awesome how our ancestors were this much intelligent