Madurai is an enthusiastic city located on the hearth of the Vaigai River in the Southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu with the Dravidian construction of Meenakshi Amman Temple as a major attraction. Madurai is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Madurai District, the third largest city in Tamil Nadu and 44th most populated city in India. Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia. Madurai is closely associated with the Tamil language, and the third Tamil Sangam, a major congregation of Tamil scholars said to have been held in the city.