Travel Destinations: These are the best places to visit in Madurai, know about them

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If you are going to visit Madurai, then do not forget to visit some of the best places there. Know about these places


One of the oldest cities in India, Madurai is considered the 'cultural capital' of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The city is not only the third-largest in Tamil Nadu but also the 44th most populous city in the nation's ranking at the level of India. In Madurai, apart from many historical monuments showing cultural heritage, you will see many famous ancient temples like Meenakshi Amman Temple, etc. The city is very popular nationally and internationally. The city bears witness to many temples and buildings depicting the rich architecture of the 17th century. You have a lot to do in Madurai. Many places in Madurai make you a wonderful and unforgettable experience. So, in this article today, we are telling you about some such places, which you must see in Madurai-


Meenakshi Temple

Popular as Meenakshi Amman or Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Temple, Meenakshi Temple is a world-famous Hindu temple in the area which is visited by devotees from all over the world. Located on the southern bank of the Vaigai in Madurai, this temple was built in the 17th century. Built between the years 1623 and 1655, the amazing architecture of this place is globally famous. Meenakshi Temple is mainly dedicated to Parvati. What makes this temple different from others is the fact that both God and Goddess are worshiped simultaneously. With 500 pillars and 14 towers, it covers an area of ​​15 acres.

Puthu Mandapam

If you want to enjoy shopping in Madurai, then you must visit Puthu Mandapam once. Located right in front of the famous Meenakshi Temple, where one can find clothes, scarves, jewelry, fashion accessories, handicrafts, and countless works of . Foreigners often visit this market to buy clothes. So make sure you visit Puthu Mandapam in your visit to Madurai.

St.Mary's Cathedral

People of different faiths often come to pray at St. Mary's Cathedral in Madurai city of Tamil Nadu. St Mary's Cathedral popularly known as of Our Lady of Dolors is one of the most popular and visited churches in Tamil Nadu. Built-in the year 1841 by the New Madurai Mission, the notable attraction of this is the magnificent architecture. It is an ideal amalgamation of Roman, European, and many other architectural styles.

Thirumalai Nayak Palace

Built-in the 17th century, Thirumalai Nayak Palace is one of the most visited places in the city of Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. This palace was built by the then king Tirumala Nayaka, who was a highly influential king of the Nayak dynasty of Madurai. Composed of Dravidian and Islamic architecture, this place is an excellent place. The palace also attracts tourists to enjoy the sound and light show.

Banana market

If you are fond of eating bananas then you must go to the banana market once. This banana market near the Amma in East Swami Shanti is unique. This wholesale banana market offers you about 16 varieties of bananas. Therefore, it attracts the attention of tourists as much as the banana traders.

Gandhi Memorial

Located in Nayak Queen Rani Mangalam, this famous Gandhi memorial is one of the few museums in India dedicated exclusively to Mahatma Gandhi. The contains many items that were used by him such as his shawls, spectacles, raw thread, and blood-soaked dhoti. This dhoti was worn by Gandhiji at the time of his assassination in Delhi in 1948. Entry to this is free for all.

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