Narayanan Vinoba

Thousand Pillar Mandapam at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple

The thousand pillar mandapam is regared as the 'wonder of the palace'. There are around 985 beautifully decorated columns. Each pillar is beautifully sculptured and presents the glory of the Dravidan sculpture. This hall also houses a Temple Art Museum, where you can see icons, photographs, drawings, etc., exhibiting the 1200 years old history.

Source: http://tamilnadutemples.co.in/article/id/665/temple/61/the-thousand-pillar-mandapam

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