Tourist Places to Visit in Madurai
Known as the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu, there are a lot of tourist places to visit in Madurai. The skyline of Madurai is dominated by 14 gopurams of the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple. Madurai is also popularly known as “The Lotus City” as the shape of the city resembles a lotus.
Tourist places in Madurai are filled with temples dedicated to different Gods like Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The churches of the city are architectural marvels with a mix of Roman, Continental and European architecture. There are palaces where visitors can witness the Dravidian grandeur and see how they have stood the course of time.
Madurai is also home to one of the five Gandhi Sangrahalaya (museum) where one can find many artefacts related to Gandhi. A few parks are frequented by families to escape from the hustle-bustle of the city. Finally, to get a panoramic view of Madurai, the tourists should surely hike up the hills.