Apart from its Majestic Temples and religious places, the city of temples offers a host of other places of interest. A sightseeing tour of Madurai is the best option to relax and enjoy. After diving into the ocean of divinity, these tourist attractions help you to lighten your mood. So, what are you waiting for? Just grab your bags and get ready to go on whirlwind tours of the Madurai city of Tamil Nadu.
The Gandhi Museum of Madurai was established in the loving memory of
the Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. It holds great historical
importance and was set up by the Gandhi Memorial Trust after the
assassination of Bapu in 1948. The museum has been set up in the Palace
of Rani Mangammal of Nayak Dynasty.
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam is situated at a distance of about 5 km
from the Meenakshi Amman Temple. The area of the tank, and the island
pavilion with a garden in the center, is approximately equal to the area
of Meenakshi Temple. It is one of the largest temple tanks in South
India and gets water supply from the Vaigai River.
Thirumalai Nayak Palace
Thirumalai Nayak Palace of India is an example of architectural
grandeur and was built by King Thirumalai Nayak in 1636 AD. The palace
was designed by an Italian Architect and served as the residence of the
King. It is situated at a distance of 2.5 km from the Meenakshi temple
Adhisyam is a water theme park, situated at a distance of 15 km from
Madurai. This place serves as a picnic spot and people visit it for
leisure activities. It was established in 2000 and is now the largest
water park in area. It provides several water sports for having fun in
the water. Adhisyam is an ideal place for family entertainment. It is
just 20 minutes away from Madurai and opens at 10 am in the morning.
There are rides and sports to suit everybody.
Vandiyur Kanmoy Tourist Complex
Vandiyur Kanmoy is a tank situated at a distance of 6 km from the
Periyar bus stand. The complex has boating facilities, a restaurant and
a children train, maintained by TTDC. It also provides houseboats to the
tourists, making it a perfect picnic spot in the city.
Rajaji is a recreational Children's Park situated at a distance of just
2 km from the Central Bus Stand. It is owned and maintained by the
Corporation of Madurai, located near Corporation Office (Anna Maaligai).
The park is open on all days, from 10:00 am to 8:00 p.m. The entry fee
for the park is very nominal, with no tickets for children below 3