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.

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Mariamman Teppakulam

Thirumalai Nayak Mahal

Madurai Airport

Gandhi Memorial Museum


Alagar Kovil

Keezhadi Archaeological


St. Mary’s Cathedral

Vaigai River

Kazimar Big Mosque

How to Reach

You can effortlessly reach Madurai through either rail or bus or flight from other major cities of the State.

Madurai International Airport

Madurai Airport is located near State Highway Madurai City Centre serving the surrounding districts.

Connectivity by Train

You can easily reach out for trains from other states to reach Madurai Junction.

Connectivity by Bus

There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Madurai.

Near by Attractions

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Sirumalai - 2 hr 24 min 113.3 km

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Meghamalai - 2 hr 49 min 111.7 km

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Manapad - 3 hr 14 min 194.8 km

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Mangalam Kombu - 2 hr 26 min 117.3 km

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Thanjavur - 3 hr 7 min 192.9 km

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