A trip to Madurai, a land of rich historical background can be taken with the Madurai Tour Packages. It is said that Lord Shiva appeared here and drops of nectar fell from his hair in this place. That is why the place was named Madurai, derived from the word madhura which means sweetness in Sanskrit language. Madurai is located in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is one of the oldest cities and is also known as a Temple City. The other names are Athens of East, City of Festivals, City of Jasmine and Sleepless City. Visit the city with many names with Madurai Tour Packages. This place has a lot of history attached to it and is one of the important cities in South India. It is situated on the banks of the Vaigai river and is blessed with glorious tradition and culture. With Madurai Tour Packages, one can visit the numerous monuments, temples and cultural wonders in this city.
The Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is the most famous temple here which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Meenakshi. It is said that Lord Shiva married the goddess in the form of Lord Sundareswarar. It was built by Kulasekarapandian and one cannot miss a visit to this famous temple with Madurai Tour Packages. The temple is in the midst of the city and the whole city is planned around this temple. This temple is an important landmark and the core of the city.
The temple has many gopurams and the scenes of the marriage of goddess Meenakshi are painted on the ceilings. There is a sculpture of the goddess and the lord and the doors exhibit the various poses of Bharat Natyam dance. A pillar which emits seven notes of music when struck is present in the north tower corridor. Visit the most famous temple in Madurai with the Madurai Tour Packages. There are many other temples in Madurai which are famous for their carvings, idols and sculptures.
This is a city where pilgrims from all over the country come to worship. The Marriamman Theppakulam temple is about 5 kilometers from the famous Meenakshi temple. The other temples you can visit with Madurai Tour Packages are Kochadai village deity temple, temple in Thiruvathuvar, Thirumohur temple and Koodal Alagar temple. Visit Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam with Madurai Tour Packages where there is a huge tank. When the float festival is celebrated here, the tank is decorated with lights. The temple of Azhagar Koil has a deity of Vishnu where he is known as Azhagar. One of the abodes of Lord Subramanya is located above Azhagar Koil in the hills.
Nuburagangai is a natural spring where the pilgrims bathe. Visit this place with Madurai Tour Packages. Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal is also an important tourist attraction which was built in 1636. The Gandhi Museum is a memorial and Madurai was selected as one of the seven places for setting the memorial. Thirupparankundram is one of the six abodes of Lord Muruga which can be also visited with Madurai Tour Packages. Book your tour package to experience the history of this ancient city.
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