DAY 01: MADURAI
Upon Arrival at Madurai. Our representative receives You and takes you to your designated Hotel at Madurai. Later proceed on a sightseeing tour of Madurai. Visit the Meenakshiamman temple Overnight stay at hotel. Madurai is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Situated beside the Vaigai river, it was the erstwhile capital of the Pandyan kingdom and the third-largest city of Tamil Nadu. There are a string of names given to this city - City of Junctions (Koodal nagaram), City of Jasmine (Malligai maanagar), Temple City (Koil maanagar), City That Never Sleeps (Thoonga nagaram) and City of Four Junctions (Naanmada koodal). Your Madurai trip will be incomplete without a trip to the Meenakshi Amman temple. It’s the greatest relic of Dravidian architecture and considered to be the place where Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati. There are several other places to visit in Madurai such as Koodal Alagar Temple, AlagarTemple, and Pazhamudhir Solai Temple. There’s more to Madurai sightseeing than just temples though. You can check out the Thirumalai Nayak Palace, the Thirupparankundram, an Islamic shrine, Gandhi Museum, Kazimar Big Mosque and Maqbara, and Gorippalayam Dargah.