Samanar Hills Overview
The beautiful views from the Samanar Hills make them among the top tourist attractions in Madurai. The hill complex is located in the Keelakuilkudi village, about 15 km away from the main city of Madurai. The significance of this spot is deep-rooted in the presence of Tamil Jain monks who resided here around 2000 years ago.

The carvings on the walls give an account of the way of living and the rules that monks followed. There is also a beautiful lotus temple situated on the premise.

Visiting time of the hills: Sunrise to sunset

Time spent in the temple: Around 2 hours

Best time to visit: Early morning, to beat the sun during the hike to the top

Things to remember: The trek to reach the top of the hill can take up to 2 hours
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