6 days in Madurai Itinerary

6 days in Madurai Itinerary

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Madurai — 5 nights

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Madurai side-trips: Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil (in Dindigul), Karaikudi (Karpagavinayagar Temple & Sri Muthumari Amman Temple) and Palani Murugan Temple (in Palani). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum, and steep yourself in history at Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Madurai sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Madurai Airport. August in Madurai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night.
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