Everybody is now looking forward to enjoying the best possible leisure and fun vacation. If you are one of them then choose India holiday tour package to Madurai. This tour package offers you an inclusive vacation.

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Holiday Tour Package to Madurai is a perfect choice for a family holiday. Madurai is one of the biggest metropolitan areas in Tamil Nadu located in southern part of the country. It is situated on the banks of the Vaigai River. It is said the name Madurai city should have originated from the word Madhura which means sweet taste.

The settlement at Madurai started two thousand years in the past and it is deemed as one of the earliest inhabited places in the world. One of the Tamil names for Madurai means “the city which never sleeps”.

You can find temples in almost every lane of the city and hence it is also known as the “Temple city of India”. Madurai has lot of beautiful places to visit. The most common reason for visitors to visit Madurai is the Meenakshi Temple which depicts the rich cultural values and the historical significance of the place.

Madurai is considered as one of the main cities which are covered during most of the South India tours organized by the tour operators. The sculptures and the architectural brilliance of the temples in Madurai allure a number of tourists per year. The spiritual atmosphere of the temples encourages visitors with their inescapable charm.

Madurai appeals tourists and travelers throughout entire globe and never fails to captivate them. During this trip to Madurai you can enjoy visiting some alluring places and temples including.

Meenakshi Amman Temple or Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Sundareswarar (incarnation of Lord Shiva) and his consort Meenakshi (incarnation of Goddess Parvati), the temple is considered as the heart and lifeline of Madurai city. Meenakshi Temple is worldwide known for its magnificent Gopurams (towers) and brilliant architectural beauty. There are 14 Gopurams and four entrances facing four directions. There are many other architectural structures, lakes, mandapams, etc inside temple complex.

Thirumalai Nayak Palace Thirumalai Nayak Palace

Once it was the residence of King Thirumalai Nayak. There were originally two parts-Swargavilasa heavenly pavilions and the ranka vilasa. There is a sound and light show in the evening. There is also a museum, which houses the original portraits of Thirumalai naicker and many sculptures of Hindu Gods like Brahma, Nataraja, Saraswati of the period.

Banana Market

This Banana market of Madurai is a quite alluring place for the visitors. It is the wholesale market of the city and you can found around 16 varieties of banana in this market. There's a vegetable market next to the banana market.

Gandhi Memorial Museum

Gandhi Memorial Museum is one of the seven Museums dedicated to the Father of Nation. The paintings, manuscripts, sculptures and many other objects that were used by him have been carefully preserved in this museum like his shawl, spectacles, yarn, and also a bloodstained dhoti. The museum depicts many aspects related to Mahatma Gandhi’s life, his contribution to the country and his sacrifices.

Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple

Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple is the first among the Six Abodes of Murugan. This cave temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is said that Lord Muruga camped here along with his army to defeat the demon, Surapadma. Having an amazing architecture this temple is situated in Southern Himalaya. The most amazing thing is that this hill is not only Southern Himalaya.

Koodal Azhagar Temple

This temple is a spectacular one and located in the heart of the city. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu this temple has three stairs of the lord posture. This temple is a great example of the inexpressible architectural excellence of the ancient period of the city. There are a huge collection of sculptures and paintings.

The popularity of Madurai and the number of tourists increases every year. So this vacation plans for Madurai.