Madurai Tourism


MADURAI TOURISM

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Madurai is the third largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.Endowed with a rich cultural heritage and glorious tradition, Madurai is grouped among the antique cities of the India. Temples, monuments and ancient cultural wonders abound in Madurai. It is even called 'The Athens of the East'.





Madurai is one of the ancient cities in India and its history dates back to the pre-Christian era. There are numerous Historical Monuments in Madurai and some of them are in their ruins. Most of the Historical Monuments are still the major attractions for the tourists in Indian and is visited by many.
 
Hotels in Madurai justify the beauty of the place with their phenomenal interiors and great comfort zone.Madurai is believed to have been founded by the Pandyan King Kulasekara. A religious sanctity is attached to the place. It is mainly due to the presence of the Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple. It is around this temple that most of the hotels in Madurai are located.
 
If you are a foodie and enjoy eating out, then Madurai is the right place for you. Madurai has a host of restaurants, hotels and road side food stalls. All of them are famous for their fresh and tasty traditional South Indian food . Madurai is famous for the Jil Jil Jigarthanda, Paruthi Pal, and sugar cane juice. Jigarthanda is a delicious drink made of algae, milk and sugar.
 
If you are a foodie and enjoy eating out, then Madurai is the right place for you. Madurai has a host of restaurants, hotels and road side food stalls. All of them are famous for their fresh and tasty traditional South Indian food . Madurai is famous for the Jil Jil Jigarthanda, Paruthi Pal, and sugar cane juice. Jigarthanda is a delicious drink made of algae, milk and sugar.
 
Madurai is an example of cultural diversity. Owing to its glorious past, the richness of its culture is visible in everything. This includes its architectural majesty, customs and traditions, religious sanctity, magnificent art work, handicrafts, ballads, folk dances, dramas, songs, festivals and ceremonies.
 
Madurai helpline services offer telephone support offering accces to information, advice or customer services. Emergency helpline numbers of Madurai are- Police - 100, Control room -2330070, Blod banks - Appollo Hospitals 2581147, Fire sevice- 101, Ambulance- 102 etc.
 
There are a number of art galleries and museums in the city which showcase the age old artifacts and relics. There are a host of Cinema halls in Madurai.There are a number of clubs in Madurai which offer various recreational activities. The city has a number of Auditoriums where a host of cultural programs are conducted.
 
Madurai is a fascinating town located in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu and occupies an important place on the itinerary of a tourist on a pilgrimage tour. Madurai is home to a large number of splendid temples that belong to the ancient and medieval era, and are recognize d for their architectural grandeur.
 

Madurai city map

Madurai Maximum & minimum temperature and rainfall
  City Month Max Temp Min Temp Mean Rainfall mm
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai January 30.5 20.1 16.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai February 32.9 21 8.6
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai March 35.6 22.9 12.3
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai April 37 25.2 47.8
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai May 37.6 26 68.8
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai June 36.7 25.9 42.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai July 35.8 25.6 59.1
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai August 35.6 25.2 84.9
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai September 34.8 24.4 124.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai October 32.6 23.5 172.5
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai November 30.4 22.5 146.6
 
Weather / climate / temperature / rainfall Madurai December 29.6 21.1 58.5