Tour Guide

Places to Visit in Madurai

By Malvika Kashyap

Lake Guide Team

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Meenakshi Amman Temple One of the most well-known temples in India is the Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple. It is one of India's oldest temples, making it notable from a religious standpoint.

Thirumalai Nayak Palace This palace, which was constructed in 1635 as King Thirumalai Nayak's home, is a stunning example of how Dravidian and Islamic architectural styles can coexist harmoniously.

Samanar Hills It is situated near Keelakuyilkudi village, 12 kilometres from Madurai. The Archaeological Survey of India has designated it as a protected monument.

Azhagar Kovil This temple is another magnificent structure that should be seen on a trip to Madurai. It is situated 21 km from the city, at the base of the Alagar Hills. In honour of Lord Vishnu

Murugan Temple This temple is one of the 6 significant temples dedicated to Lord Murugan, or an arupadaiveedu. This temple, which was carved out of a mountain, is gorgeous and seductive

Gandhi Memorial Museum This museum was once Rani Mangammal's palace from the Naick dynasty, which was constructed in 1670.

Koodal Azhagar Temple This temple is another well-known shrine in Madurai and is situated in the city's centre. It is claimed to be one of Lord Vishnu's 108 holy abodes.

Puthu Mandapam Puthu Mandapam is situated to the east of Meenakshi Temple and was constructed in 1635 as a summer residence for Lord Sundareswarar and Goddess Meenakshi.

Saint Mary's Cathedral Fr. Garnier constructed this church in 1841 as a tiny chapel, which was later expanded in 1916. Its official name is Church of Our Lady of Dolours

Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam It is a temple pond connected to Vandiyur Mariamman Temple, which is only 2 kilometres away from Meenakshi Temple.

So, friends, these are the top 10 places to visit in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. If you want to travel to these places, then you'll need more information.


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