Indian Cities: Madurai - Tamil Nadu

About:  Madurai - Temple Town of South India

Madurai: Meenakashi Temple

This river Vaigai bank city was established by  Pandyan King Kulasekarar who constructed a great temple and lotus shaped city around it. Merciful Lord Shiva bless with Madhu (nector) so the city was named Madhurapuri, which in modern times is pronounced as Madurai. Madurai is world famous for Meenakshi temple and Jasmine Flowers.

How to reach Madurai by Train

Madurai is an important rail stop on Southern railway and have good number of direct trains for various cities of south India.

How to reach Madurai by Road

There are well developed road links for connecting the city with all major cities.

How to reach Madurai by Air

Madurai airport is about 10 km from the city heart & have regular domestic flights for Chennai, Bangalore,Tiruchi & Coimbatore etc. 

Significant Tourist Attractions (spots) of Madurai

Meenakshi Temple
Thirumalai Nayak Palace
Gandhi Museum
Azhagar Kovil
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam



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