Madurai is known for lord Meenakshi Amman Temple and many more historical monuments. This city is also an important hub for education and industry where it is a home for industries like automobile, chemical and many other. On road travel from Coimbatore to Madurai would take around 4 and half hours which covers a distance of around 214Kms. This city is famous for a drink name jigarthanda and flower called Madurai jasmine which people for sure buy when they visit Madurai. Madurai has become an important tourist spot for travellers bound to south as it has many places to visit and explore. Madurai is also famous for its yearly bull run “Jallikattu” which happens during the Pongal festival every year and people from different cities attend this Jallikattu.
TMeenakshi AmmanTemple, also referred to as Meenakshi Amman or Minakshi- Sundareshwara Temple, is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Meenakshi, a form of Parvati, and her consort, Sundareshwar, a form of Shiva.
Gandhi Memorial Museum, established in 1959, is a memorial museum for Gandhi located in the city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. Known as Gandhi Museum, it is now one of the five Gandhi Sanghralayas in the country. The museum has an original letter written personally by Gandhiji to Narayanan Sathsangi of Devakottai.
The Nayaks of Madurai ruled this former Kingdom from 1545 until the 1740s and Thirumalai Nayak (1623-1659) was one of their greatest kings that line notable for various buildings in and around Madurai. The Madurai Kingdom had Portuguese, Dutch and other Europeans as traders.
An amusement theme park located in Paravai on Madurai – Dindigul National Highway 7, 12 km from Madurai. The park is located on a 70 acres (280,000 m2) site and features about 40 games and 20 water rides. The park is popular for its water rides, recreating the experience of waterfalls.
Tirupparankunram Murugan Temple is a Hindu temple and one of the Six Abodes of Murugan, located at Tirupparankunram. The temple is built in rock-cut architecture and believed to have been built by the Pandyas during the 6th century. According to the legend it is where Murugan slayed the demon Surapadman and married Deivayanai, the divine daughter of the king of heaven, Indhra, and he is said to have worshipped Shiva.
The Vaigai Dam is built across the Vaigai River near Andipatti, in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu, southern India. It provides water for irrigation for the Madurai district and the Dindigul district as well as drinking water to Madurai and Andipatti. Near the dam, the Government of Tamil Nadu has constructed an Agricultural Research Station for researching the growing of a variety of crops, including rice, sorghum, blackgram, cowpea and cotton.