Temples, monuments and ancient cultural wonders abound in Madurai. It is even called “The Athens of the East”. Madurai’s Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is one of the greatest architectural marvels of India.Madurai Meenakshi temple attracts six thousand visitors a day and gets an annual revenue of rupees sixty million. It attained 26th place in the list of top nominees for the new Seven Wonders of the World. Madurai is firmly anchored in Tamil literature and tradition.
The most famous land mark of this bustling town is the Rock fort Temple, a spectacular monument perched on a massive rocky out crop which rises abruptly from the plain to tower over the old city.It is 325 km south west of Madras. Tiruchirappalli was the heart of Tamil Nadu, situated at the head of the Kaveri delta. The Pallavas, Pandyas and Cholas chose this city for their feudal wars. The city is known for its temple architecture.
Thanjaavur also known as Tanjore,is celebrated for its big Temple,dedicated to Shiva.It is the highly fertile delta of the Cavery River and the capital of the Cholas during their supremacy.Tanjore District is Known as the ‘rice Bowl ‘ of Tamilnadu.
Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Alazhar Temple, Palamudhircholai, Thiruparankundram, Mariamman Water Tank, Gandhi Museum, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Rockfort, Renganathasamy Temple(Srirangam), Samayapuram, Tiruvanaikaval.
Brahadeeswarar Temple, Tanjore Palace, Museum.
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