Tourist Place


Munnar

Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. The Madurai airports is 165 km from Munnar. Munnar rises as three mountain streams merge  - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1,600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, pictu...read more

Ooty

Ooty called as queen of hill stations is located in the Western Ghats zone at an altitude of 2240 mtrs. It is the headquarters of the Nilgiri District, where the two mountain ranges meet. Udhagamandalam , popularly called as OOTY by the tourist, is the Queen of Hill Stations. Centuries ago this was also called as Oththai-Kal [single stone] Mandu [ Mund is a name of Toda Village]. The British st...read more

Tuticorin or Thoothukudi

Tuticorin or Thoothukudi is known as "Pearl City" due to the pearl fishing carried out in the town. It is a commercial seaport which serves the inland cities of Southern India and is one of the sea gateways of Tamil Nadu. It is also one of the major seaports in India with a history dating back to the 6th century AD. Tuticorin is an "Emerging Energy and Industrial hub of South India". Fishing, P...read more

Sivagangai

Sivaganga town is located at a distance of 48 km (30 mi) from Madurai. Chettinad is the land of Heritage and devotion. Chettinad is the home of the Nattukottai Chettiars [Nagarathar], a prosperous banking and business community. It is also known for its local cuisine, architecture, and religious temples. Even today, much of Chettinad's daily activities are centered around the festivities of the...read more

Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli one of the most charming places in Tamil Nadu is nearly 2000 years old. It has been glorified and also considered as the one of the beautiful city of the state which attracts lot of tourist every year. Tirunelveli situated on the banks of river Tamirabharani was once the capital of the Pandyas. The temples in Tirunelveli mostly belongs to the Pandya dynasty with excellent architectu...read more

Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari has been a town since Sangam period and is a popular pilgrimage and tourist destination. It is the southernmost tip of peninsular India, and is surrounded on three sides by the Laccadive Sea. Kanyakumari town is the southern tip of the Cardamom Hills, an extension of the Western Ghats range. The place takes its name from the goddess Devi Kanya Kumari, considered to be a sister of Kr...read more

Theni

Theni district in Southern Tamil Nadu is a tourist attraction zone. Dams, Waterfalls, countless Pilgrim Centers with resoundig Cascades, Silver-Lined clouds resting atop green hilltops, sheer like rock faces and temples of antiquity with special tourist attraction are special features of this District. The hill consists of thick vegetation and perennial streams from the hills on the western sid...read more

Dr. A.P. J Abdul Kalam National Memorial

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam National Memorial is a memorial in memory of the late President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The memorial is situated at Pei Karumbu, in the island town of Rameswaram, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. This Memorial was inaugurated on the 27th July, 2017 by the Prime Minister of India. The memorial was built by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO). On displa...read more

Kutralam or courtallam

Kuttralam or Courtallam falls, Spa of South India, is situated (160km away from Madurai Airport) at a mean elevation of 160 m (520 ft) on the Western Ghats . Many seasonal and few perennial rivers such as the Chittar River, the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar Riverand the Thamirabarani River originate in this region. The numerous waterfalls and cascades along with the ubiquitous health resorts ...read more

Madurai Jasmine

Madurai’s unique link with the jasmine probably dates back to 300 BC or earlier. There are extensive references to the flower in Sangam literature — the Tamil poems of the period 300 BC to AD 300,which are believed to have been composed or written at the Sangam or assembly of Tamil scholars, regularly held in Madurai during that period. One of the Sangam poems describes how Pari, a Tamil king, ...read more

Jain Monuments/Samanar hills

Majority of people are unaware of the Jain treasures in form of caves, stone beds, sculptures,  inscriptions and monuments built  during 6th, 7th & 8th century AD atop the hills around Madurai. There are 26 caves, 200 stone beds, 60 inscriptions and over 100 sculptures in and around Madurai. It was in Madurai that Acharya Bhutapali wrote the Shatkhandagama. This is also the site w...read more

Kutladampatti Waterfalls

Kutladampatti Falls is a waterfall located in the village of Kutladampatti near Vadipatti in Madurai district about 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. The waterfall is in a reserve forest managed by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department. The water falls from a height of about 27 metres (89 ft). Ashram is another place of attraction, located in the downhill. The Ashram is surround...read more

Government Museum

Madurai Museum established in the year 1980 is located in the National Gandhi Museum Complex. The various sections in the museum deal with archaeology, anthropology, zoology, numismatology, botany and geology. The museum has a fine collection of antique Chinese ceramics, palm leaf manuscripts, bronze statues, urn burials, Palaeolithic, Microlithic and Neolithic tools, potsherds with graffiti ma...read more

Rameshwaram

A small Island and Major Pilgrim Centre which is situated in the Gulf of Mannar, at the very tip of the Indian peninsula. It is located on Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, and connected to mainland India by the Pamban Bridge. Together with Varanasi, it is considered to be one of the holiest places in India to Hindus, and part of the Char Dham pilgrimage. Some of the main attracti...read more

Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a hill station city near Madurai. Its name in the Tamil language means 'The Gift of the Forest'. Kodaikanal is referred to as the 'Princess of Hill stations' and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination. The 2–3-hour drive to Kodaikanal via the steep and winding Ghat roads from Batlagundu or Palani is a memorable experience. Kodaikanal has several scenic nat...read more

Thekkadi

Thekkady is located about 114 km from Madurai City and Madurai Airport,. Thekkady is located near to Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants,  sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is spread across 777 k...read more

Suruli Water Falls

Distance from Airport : 141kms

Thirupparankundram

Distance from Airport : 17kms

Azahaqar Kovil

Located 21 kms northwest of Madurai is a Vishnu Temple on a picturesque wooded hill.Here 'Vishnu' presides as Meenakshi's brother 'Azhgar'. During the Chitrai festival in April/May, when the celestial marriage of Meenakshi to Sundareswarar is celebrated, Azhagar travels to Madurai. A gold processional icon called the Sundararajar is carried by devotees in procession from Azhagar Kovil to Madura...read more

Gandhi Museum

Gandhi Memorial Museum, established in 1959 and situated 15 km away from Airport, is one of the five Gandhi Sanghralayas (Gandhi Museums) in the country. This museum was inaugurated by the former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on 15 April 1959. It comes under the Peace Museums Worldwide selected by United Nations Organisation (UNO). The palace of Rani Mangammal was renovated and converted into...read more

Thirumalai Nayak Palace

About 1.5 Kms from the Meenakshi temple, this palace was built in 1636 by the ruler whose name it bears. The imposing edifice is famous for the “Stuccowork” on its domes and impressive arches. The Sorgavilasam (Celestial Pavilion), measuring 75m x 52m, constructed entirely of brick and mortar without the support of a single rafter or girder, is a marvel of indo-Saracenic architectural style. Am...read more

Sri Meenakshi Temple

Synonymous with Madurai is the Meenakshi Sundareswarar twin Temple, the pivot around which the city has evolved. The Meenakshi Temple complex is literally a city - one of the largest of its kind in India and undoubtedly one of the oldest too. The temple grew with the contribution of each dynasty and victorious monarchs, into an enormous complex extending over an area of 65000 Sq m. The temple f...read more