Top 7 Best Places To Visit in Madurai

Meenakshi Temple

The historic Meenakshi Amman temple is located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Built sometime between the year 1623 and 1655, the wonderful architecture of the place is renowned globally.

Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal 

Thirumalai Nyakar Palace was built in Madurai in 1636 AD by King Thirumalai. This palace combines Rajput and Dravidian styles. This palace was made a national monument after Independence. It is still one of the most impressive monuments in South India.

Vaigai Dam

Vaigai Dam is a stunning human-made structure built over River Vaigai in Andipatti District, South India State of Tamil Nadu. Andipatti is located about 70 km from Madurai. Travelers on their way towards Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary often stop by this magnificent dam.

Alagar Koil 

Alagar Koil, a beautiful temple located in the north east Madurai. This temple is Lord Vishnu’s resting place and the sacred spot for many followers.

Samanar Hills

They are a top tourist attraction in Madurai due to the stunning views from the Samanar Hills. The hill complex can be found in the Keelakuilkudi Village, approximately 15 km from Madurai’s main city.

Koodal Azhagar Temple 

The Koodal Azhagar Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu worshippers, is a must-see for all Madurai residents. The temple was originally built by the Pandyas and is located in the middle Madurai. Koodal, another name for Madurai, is Azhagar in Tamil.

Gandhi Museum #7

The Gandhi Memorial Museum in Madurai is a must-see for Gandhian scholars and history enthusiasts. This museum was established in 1959 and is one of five Gandhi Sangrahalayas (museums) in India.