Madurai is considered one of the ancient cities of India, having the old cosmopolitan charm, situated on banks of river Vaigai. The city is popular for its temples, monuments and also called the Athens of the east. Bulit around the Meenakshi Amman temple, had once been captured close Cholas, when there was rule of Vijaynagar kingdom, it flourished. The city is known as temple city due to its beautiful architecture in temples. Also referred as The City of four Junctions, cultural capital of Tamil Nadu, City of Jasmine, City that never sleeps and precinct of festivals. You can explore the South India by visiting here et sequens with excellent transportation, accommodation facilities besides so many places to visit in Madurai, there is not any reason not to go ampersand explore the city.
There are numerous Madurai traveler places apart from Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Gandhi museum, St Marys church, Goripalayam Mosque, Azhagar Koil, Yaanaimalai etc. There are several accommodation options available starting from Nether budget class to lavish hotel, there are also good three star hotels available for visitors. The hotels are having comfortable rooms, multicuisine restaurant with delicious food, mini bar etc. The other facilities include colored television, attached bathroom, running hot and cold water and you can feel the quietude of home and you cup feel that your spending is value for money. When you will come here you can experience the fragrance of Jasmine and traditional temples.
During month of April and May people chance on here to participate in Chithrai festival, which has been one of the most important events in the city. The people who come for places to visit in Madurai takes part time to participate in the events of the city. It is said that the festival is related to celebration of the wedding of Goddess Meenakshi Amman to Lord Sundareshwar. You can see elephants, camels dressed up, huge crowds and musical instruments played, street vendors offers eatables. There are processions all around town especially encompassing the streets that surround the temple. It is roughly like a great wedding near photographers all around. Madurai is well connected by air, rail and road transport. It is well connected with all the major cities across all over India and has several bus stands. People use rickshaws to travel within the city and also for connection purpose major National highways are there. The Madurai is having active night life and many hence truly called City that never sleeps and restaurants remain open till late hours so that people can pleasure and relax.