Famous for the Meenakshi Amman Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace, this is a city of prominent for its history and culture. Madurai has been at the forefront of the Tamil language revolution and has been mentioned in almost all ancient historical documents. It is of special significance to the religious minded as Lord Shiva’s hair is believed to have been the source of a nectar shower giving the city its name. The city welcomes more than a million tourists every year.
Nearest Rail Station
Madurai Junction is the biggest station in the area with trains plying to all major cities and towns of the state.
Madurai Airport happens to be a customs airport that offers limited services to certain Indian cities and also has International flights to Colombo, Singapore & Dubai.
Things to do
- Temple hopping in the city is a thrilling experience.
- Visit the Gandhi Museum.
- Catch the light & sound show at the Thirumalai Nayak Palace.
- You can also watch Jallikattu (bull fight) during Pongol if permissible.