Madurai Tourist Places

Lord Meenakshi Temple
Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar. The temple forms the heart and lifeline of the 2,500-year-old city of Madurai and is a significant symbol for the Tamil people

 thirumalai nayak mahalThirumalai Nayak Palace
Thirumalai Nayak Palace is a 17th-century palace erected in 1636 AD by King Thirumalai Nayak, a king of Madurai's Nayaka dynasty who ruled Madurai from 1623–59, in the city of Madurai, India. This Palace is a classic fusion of Dravidian and Rajput styles. The building, which can be seen today, was the main Palace, in which the king lived.
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gandhi museum
Gandhi museum
Gandhi Memorial Museum, established in 1959, is a memorial museum for Gandhi located in the city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. Known as Gandhi Museum, it is now one of the five Gandhi Sanghralayas (Gandhi Museums) in the country. It includes a part of the blood-stained garment worn by Gandhi when he was assassinated by Nathuram Godse.

thiruparankunram murugan temple
 Tirupparankunram Murugan Temple
Tirupparankunram Murugan Temple is a Hindu temple and one of the Six Abodes of Murugan, located at Tirupparankunram. The temple offers a mystic beauty; is carved in rock and is monstrous in size for such an architecture. According to the legend it is where Murugan married Deivayanai, the divine daughter of the king of heaven, Indra, and he is said to have worshipped Shiva here as Parangirinathar.

 Alagarkovil / Pazamudir cholai
Azhakar Kovil (Thirumaliruncholai or Azhakar temple), is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu situated 21 km from the city of Madurai, which lies in the Tamil Nadu state of India. When some historic and original facts surface, people tend to treat them with reverence as it seems to be happening in Thenur, a village in the interiors, 20 km off Madurai city.

 0_Madurai_Teppakulam_illuminatedVandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam is the pond located near to Vandiyur Mariamman Temple and situated at a distance of about 2 km from the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Literally, Teppakulam means temple pond mainly used for devotional festivals.The tank is connected to Vaigai River through an ingenious system of underground Channels. The temple as well as the stairs was built by the King Thirumalai Nayak.

keela kuli kudi
 Keelakuil kudi
Keelakuyilkudi heritage village, 11 kms from Madurai towards west direction Among the Jain hills at Madurai. Keelakuyilkudi is the most familiar, because it was run as University of Jain's and famous in south India. Upon the hill at Petchipallam we can see seven wonderful sculptures with spring as Parsuvanathar, Pahupali, Mukkudainathar and all sculptures are created by "Paranthaka Veera Narayanan" on 860 A.D. to 905 A.D.

 jain beds maduraiJain Beds
Samanar Hills or Samanar Malai is a hill rock complex located in Keelakuyilkudi village, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.[1] The hill has been declared as a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India.



 madurai-flower-marketFlower market
For the jasmine and the rose, the Madurai flower market has also received an international recognition as both of these flowers are extensively used in the fragrance industry. The fashion house of Dior visits the Madurai Flower Market each year just to get motivated. It also uses these fragrances in its perfume creations.