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Samanar Hills

Keelakuyilkudi Village, Sholavandan NH, Madurai, India
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Slippery hills

We went there when rainy season. But at last we went upto the hill to see samanar Jain . The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ponniveerappan
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Malaysia
samanar hills

This is a place for one who has interest in archaeology. The place is not being maintained and not... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
PRIYAA1989
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“jain caves” (4 reviews)
“lotus pond” (4 reviews)
“trek” (3 reviews)
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Keelakuyilkudi Village, Sholavandan NH, Madurai, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there when rainy season. But at last we went upto the hill to see samanar Jain . The children nearby the village helped us to climb up the hill and savely brought us down. It was too slippery .

1  Thank Ponniveerappan
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

This is a place for one who has interest in archaeology. The place is not being maintained and not a usual place for tourism. But it has historical value and has to go by walk to explore more.

Thank PRIYAA1989
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

If you are a history buff, you would really love this place. Though this place is maintained by Archeological survey of india, it is not really "maintained". Please do not go alone as this path leading to this place is covered with bushes and the...More

Thank Devarajeshwaran A
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

This is not the usual places one visits in Madurai. We had hired a taxi and showed driver the place on google maps. The communication was a little difficult but we could make it here. We did not know what to expect. Not much is...More

1  Thank yvj123
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

If you want to see Madurai in a off beaten path visit this place approximately 12 kms From Madurai Railway Junction. At the base of a small Hill is a lotus pond and ayyanar Temple the Village Diety and if you are looking for a...More

3  Thank shanmugapriya
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

I was glad to go there, and honour the many people who have resided there seeking enlightenment over the centuries. Our rickshaw driver told us not to go to the other side of the hill as some people dwell there in silence. Out of respect...More

3  Thank Rupert D
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

The place is quiet and calm and also very clean .If you want to go to the cave you will have to climb and walk a lot. The railings to hold and climb is only for some distance. After that it is not safe.

Thank Aditya S
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

The Jain hills can provide adventure and thrill for those interested in Jain monuments. Select evening or early morning timings for climbing.

Thank RakeshSivan
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

This place will be a different experience altogether... a climb over a shield mountain... takes you back to ages of Jain literature.... But safety is a concern, that to in late hours... It will take 1-1.5 hrs to climb n be back.... the optimum time...More

3  Thank sbvijaybalu
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Reviewed January 9, 2016

It is true that not many people know this place. There is a local temple and behind the temple you may have to travel few 100 meters and you see a forlorn place. Climb by foot to some distance and you can see a cave,...More

1  Thank DeekAKGAG
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