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Madurai

Area: 148 km²

Elevation: 101 m

Weather: 36 °C, Wind W at 5 km/h, 32% Humidity

Population: 3.188 Million Approx. (2018)

Madurai(Madurai is the third largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu). Madurai is an energetic, ancient city on the Vaigai River in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Its skyline is dominated by the 14 colorful gopurams (gateway towers) of Meenakshi Amman Temple. Covered in bright carvings of Hindu gods, the Dravidian-style temple is a major pilgrimage site. Millions attend the processions and ceremonies of April's Chithirai Festival celebrating Meenakshi and Lord Vishnu.

Nearest Airport: Madurai International Airport (The airport is 10 km away from the city)

Nearest Railway Station: Madurai (J.) railway station,

Places of Tourist Attractions: Meenakshi Amman Temple, Koodal Azhagar Temple, Sri Meenakshi Temple, Thai Pongal (15 Jan – 18 Jan), St. Mary's Cathedral, Kazimar Big Mosque, Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, Thirumohoor Kalamegaperumal temple,