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Madurai – The Soul and Cultural Capital of Tamil Nadu
Much like Varanasi in north India, Madurai is also marked as one of the oldest inhabited cities of southern India. Spread along the rocky banks of River Vaigai in Tamil Nadu, the modern industrial city’s essential claim to fame as a ‘Temple Town’. Madurai is a beautiful amalgamation of being a pilgrim town, cultural destination and also known for its exquisite architecture, cuisines and endearing people. Madurai welcomes tourists from across the globe during Meenakshi Thirukalyanam festival, a 10-day annual ritual, and Chithirai Festival, to commemorate the marriage of Goddess Meenakshi to Lord Sundareswarar.
Living up to its sobriquet of a ‘Temple Town’, Madurai has a host of famous temples with immense religious and historical significance. The most popular of all is the Meenakshi Amman Temple that is globally acclaimed for its astounding Dravidian architecture with gopurams (large gateways) and mandapams (multi-pillared halls). Koodal Alagar Temple and Vandiyur Mariamman Temple are other important places for tourist attraction. The Thirumalai Nayak Palace, an Indo-Saracenic structure, exemplifies ancient Tamil history. Owing to its significance in Indian freedom struggle, Madurai is home to the Gandhi Museum which includes Gandhi’s blood-stained dhoti and other artefacts.
Referred to as the food capital of the state, Madurai fascinates food connoisseurs. From street-food to elaborate restaurants, authentic traditional delicacies to fast food joints, the city has options galore. The local delicacies include Paruthi paal, jigarthanda and appam and some of the recommended restaurants within Madurai are Dhivya Mahal Restaurant, Anna Meenakshi Restaurant and Emperor Restaurant. Hand-woven silk, cotton fabric, bronze statues and stone and wood carvings are some of the things to shop for in Madurai. You may head to East Masi Street, South Avani Moola and Town Hall Road to indulge in some retail therapy.
Talking about top end accommodation options, you will be happy to hear that there are plenty of luxury hotels
in Madurai where you can enjoy a relaxing holiday!
Spread over a sprawling area of 17 acres, this beautiful heritage property comes with a 100 year old history behind it. You'll be charmed by the elegance and subtlety that greets you the moment you step in at this grand hotel Heritage Madurai
. Each room here is decorated with hand-picked knick knacks, thus offering a personalised feel for the guests. Indulge in a luxurious spa treatment while you're here or treat your taste buds when you visit the 3 different dining options: The Coffee Shop or the Swig; The Banyan (multi-cuisine restaurant), and Tee Bar.
The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai
Perched atop the scenic Pasumalai Hill, The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai
is one of the best luxury hotels in Madurai. Relax in the lavish rooms while you treat yourself to some amazing views of the Kodai Hills. Head to the in-house Ayurveda center to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul with the best of therapies. The hotel is located at a short 15 min from the city center and lies in close proximity with all the major attractions of the city.