6 attractions you should visit in Madurai - With photos & details

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Top 6 attractions to explore in Madurai

Madhura is also called as 'the city that never sleeps'.

Gandhi Memorial MuseumCollector Office Rd, Tamukkam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020, India
Monuments
Museums

This is a memorial for Gandhiji established in 1959. it is one of the five Gandhi Sangrahalayas in  India. It includes a part of the blood-stained garment worn by Gandhi, when he was assassinated.

Kutladampatti FallsMadurai Kutralam, Water Falls Rd, Sirumalai R.F., Tamil Nadu 625501, India
Waterfalls
Forests

This is a 27-meter long waterfall located inside a reserve forest of Kutladampatti, where one can spend an inexpensive time and rejuvenate the mind and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Meenakshi Amman TempleMadurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

A world-famous temple located in Madurai. The temple has a great mythological and historical significance. This temple is nominated as one of the wonders in the world by its architectural beauty and myths.

PazhamudircholaiE Veli St, Old Kuyavar Palayam Salai, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
Hindu Temples
Mountain Peaks

The Pazhamudirsolai is an important temple dedicated to Murugan which resides atop a hill. The hill is framed for its dense forest and a plethora of trees filled with a variety of fruits.

Samanar HillsMadurai, Tamil Nadu 625019, India
Mountain Peaks
Forests

A hill complex located in Madurai which is revered for its historical and cultural significance. this is the prime location where the Jain monks lived about 2000 years ago.

Thirumalai Nayakkar PalaceThirumalai Nayakkar Palace, Panthadi 1st St, Mahal Area, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
Palaces
Museums

This palace was erected in 1626 AD in the city of Madurai, by king Thirumalai Nayak. The palace depicts the perfect blend of Dravidian and Rajput styles. After Independence, this palace was declared as a national monument and till date continues to be one of the spectacular monuments of Southern India.

Map of attractions in Madurai