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Madurai, also called the Temple City, is located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also one of the oldest inhabited cities of India. Apart from the Temple City, a few other names for the city are the City of Four Junctions, City of......Read more on Madurai


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Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
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  • Type: Temple
Meenakshi  Temple is also known as Meenakshi Amman Temple and attracts tourists and pilgrims alike. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is named after the deity and goddess Parvati. Sundareswarar means beautiful Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati is called Meenakshi. According to Hindu... Read More »
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Alagar Koil, Madurai
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  • Type: Temple
Alagar Koil is a temple situated in the nearby hills, around 20 km towards the north of Madurai. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and comprises three sanctuaries of diminishing size holding the idol of Lord Vishnu. The temple is known for its intricate stone carvings and sculptures. It is... Read More »
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Gandhi Museum, Madurai
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  • Type: Museum
Gandhi Museum consists of memorabilia of Mahatma Gandhi and is one of the five Gandhi Museums in the country. The museum houses blood stained dhoti that he was wearing at the time of his assassination along with photographs of his lifetime. The museum was earlier the palace of Rani... Read More »
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Mariamman Teppakulam, Madurai
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  • Type: Temple
The Mariamman Teppakulam temple is dedicated to Lord Vigneshwara and is located just 5 km from the famous Meenakshi temple. The most unique feature of the temple is that the main idol was found in the tank within the complex. The perennial tank is full of water and is one of the largest tanks in... Read More »
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Kazimar Big Mosque and Maqbara, Madurai
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  • Type: Mosque
Kazimar Big Mosque and Maqbara is situated at a distance of a kilometre from the Madurai Railway Junction and within 500 m of the Periyar bus stand. This mosque was constructed in 13th century by Hazrat Kazi Syed Tajuddin, who came from Oman. He had received this piece of land from Pandya king,... Read More »
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