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    Madurai

    Madurai is a major city of Tamil Nadu. The city is also known as the Athens of the East. This is a place of great historical and cultural importance. It is the oldest city in Tamil Nadu. Madurai is famous for housing one of the five traditional dance halls where Lord Siva, in his form as the Silver Hall or the Velli Ambalam. It is situated within the Meenakshi Temple.

    There are many places to visit in Madurai. The city is visited by a large number of tourists throughout the year. The main tourist attractions here are Mariamman Teppakulam, Thirupparankundram Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Palace and Sri Meenakshi Temple.

    The Mariamman Teppakulam is one of the most famous places to visit in Madurai. This is the biggest temple tank of Tamil Nadu located near the Meenakshi temple. This is dedicated to Vigneshwara or Vinayaka. It is believed that this tank was created by Tirumala Nayaka. There is an idol of Vigneshwara located in the central part of the Mandapan.

    The Sri Meenakshi Temple is one of the most popular temples at Madurai. There are dual shrines in the temple dedicated to Lord Sundareshvara (Shiva) and Meenakshi.

    The Thirupparankundram Temple is one of the most famous tourist attractions at Madurai located 8 kms to the south of the city. This is a Pandya built structure during the 8th century.  You can see many images of Hindu deities carved on the walls of the temple. The temple is dedicated to goddess Durga.

    The Thirumalai Nayak Palace is another famous place to visit in Madurai. The palace was built by a king Thirumalai Nayak during the 17th century. The two parts of the palace are Rangavilasa and Swargavilasa. Now only the courtyard, Swargavilasa, with a few surrounding structures can be viewed by the tourists.

    The best time to visit Madurai is from October to March. Madurai is well connected by rail, road and air transport.

    There are holiday rental accommodations available in Madurai such as resorts, guest houses, serviced apartments, villas and homestays offering comfortable stay for its visitors. We have listed some of the best budget holiday homes in Madurai in our website. Our advanced search option helps you easily find the right holiday accommodations that fit your budget and convenience; travelers can always make direct contact with the property owner from our website before finalizing their reservations. We have also introduced friendly dormitories for Group, budget & cheap holiday stays.

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