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Madurai


Fast Facts
Fast Facts

It is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport is the Madurai Airport.

Did You Know
Did You Know

This city is known as the city of temples. Meenakshi temple is the biggest attraction of the city. Madurai is famous for Jasmine Flowers.

Must Do
Must Do

Sightseeing tours, Visit the temples and other religious sites, Dining, Shopping

Introduction

Madurai, also known as the temple town of Tamil Nadu can be located on the banks of the Vaigai River. Built by the Pandyan king Kulasekhara, this city is historically very important and boasts of a rich cultural heritage. It is an important town and has great religious significance. Madurai is also famous commercially and is known all over the world for its fresh sweet scented jasmine flowers.

Climate of Madurai

Madurai experiences a dry and hot climate marks the climatic condition. The winters in Madurai in Tamil Nadu remain very pleasant and is the best tine to visit this city. October to December remains the rainy season and the average annual rainfall received in this city is about 86 cm.

Tourist attractions in Madurai

Large number of travelers and pilgrims from all over the country come to Madurai to visit the various temples and religious places in the city. Counted as one of the major pilgrimage and religious sites in India, Madurai is dotted with numerous temples and monuments, which are flocked by the tourists. It is through the religious sites that the cultural richness of the place is reflected. Some of the major tourist places, which are largely visited by the pilgrims and tourists alike, are the following:

  • Meenakshi Temple
  • Azhagar Koyil
  • Gandhi Museum
  • Thiruparankundram
  • Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
  • Kazimar Periya Pallivasal
  • Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam

Transportation in Madurai

You can reach Madurai very easily. To facilitate the travelers, this city is connected by almost all modes of transport. You can access the Madurai Airport, which facilitates the visitors coming from all parts of the country. The Madurai railway station has been recognized as one of the busiest railway stations in India. You can take the roadways as well to get to this religious city.

Hotels in Madurai

To accommodate the pilgrims and the tourists to this religious site, there are large numbers of hotels in Madurai. You can find hotels of various categories to meet the individual needs of the travelers. You will find hotels that match your requirements, taste and affordability. You can make your choice from the various hotels in Madurai like The Madurai Residency, Hotel Royal Court, Hotel Madurai Ashok (ITDC), Hotel Chentoor, Hotel Germanus, Hotel M. R. International, Hotel Hotel Pearls, T.M. Lodge, GRT Regency Madurai, Hotel President, Taj Garden Retreat, Hotel Park Plaza, Pandiyan Hotels, Hotel Sulochana Palace, Hotel Supreme, Hotel Annapoorna and Hotel Duke.

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