Madurai

Madurai is the second largest city in the state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the bank of river Vaigai Madurai is famous for its world renowned temples. It was ruled by Pandya kings in the past.

This city is constructed in the shape of a Lotus, and thus also known as the Lotus city. Often known as Athens of east, Madurai comprises a number of temples and historical monuments. These temples are master piece of a great empire and its magnitude for civilization. Madurai is a great blend of tamil, british and Islamic architectural work. Thousands of pilgrims and tourists visit Madurai every year in search of spiritual peace. This destination is more than 2500 years old.

 

Places to visit:

Gandhi museum

Thirumalai Nayak

Tirupparankundram Murugan Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Koodal Azhagar Temple

Mariamman Teppakulam

Alagar Koil

Koodal Azhagar Temple

Pazhamudhir Solai

Vaigai Dam

Gandhi Museum

Samanar Hills