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Madurai Travel Guide


Athens of the East, Madurai is India’s one of the oldest town that traded with Rome in the past. Travelers from India & abroad, come here to see the Meenakshi Temple. This maze like towering temple ranks amongst the best ever temples of India. Apart from the Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Alagar Koyil, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam and Athisayam are some other popular touristy points. Travelers also flock into Madurai during the Chithrai Festival Carnival (mid April-May). For travelers, who are foodie by nature and willing to explore Tamilian food, then Madurai is the right point as this place inherits the actual taste of Tamils. A place to explore the true temple culture of South India is Madurai. The food, the language, the amenities or the culture in totality defines the real flavors of Tamil Nadu.

How to visit:

By road: Madurai city has 5 major bus stands, from where you can get bus to most of the cities of Tamil Nadu as well as the neighbouring states. Excellent bus service at regular intervals is operated from here.

By rail: Madurai Junction (MDU) is the railway station in Madurai, well connected to other parts of the city.

By air: Madurai (IXM) has its own airport which is 10kms from the city centre. It is well connected to the other cities

Fast Facts

Location - Tamilnadu, South India

Places of Interest - Sri Meenakshi - Sundareswarar Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Gandhi Museum, Thirupparankundram Temple, Alagar koil , Mariamman Teppakulam

Best time to visit - October to April

Language - Hindi, English, Tamil

Festivals - Navratri, Pongal, Jallikattu, Chithirai Festival

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