One of the fundamental districts of the state of Tamilnadu is Madurai. The Vast Madurai district was bifurcated into districts in 1984, namely the districts of Madurai and Dindigul. The Madurai district was subsequently bifurcated into districts, namely the Madurai and Theni districts, in 1997. There are 10 State Assembly constituencies and parliament constituencies in the Madurai District.
Madurai has many mountains surrounding it. The Madurai town has 3 hills as its town boundary. Called after Elephant, Snake and Cow, respectively, Yanaimalai, Nagamalai, Pasumalai. It is known for its jasmine flowers. Jasmine plants are shipped from Madurai to various cities in India.
Sri Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Temple: The complicated Meenakshi Temple is actually a city, considered one of the largest of its kind in India and definitely one of the oldest too. With the contribution of every dynasty and positive monarchs, the temple expanded into a huge complex sprawling over an area of 65000 sq m. The temple 2000 years old and was widely elevated in the crowning time of King Thirumalai Nayak. The amazing shape recognised as "Ayiramkaal Mandapam" or the Hall of Thousand Pillars is a striking feature of the temple and every pillar functions as high, ornate, bold sculptures that look like existence. Timings: The temple darshan is opens Forenoon 5 am to 12:30 pm and afternoon 4 pm to 9.30 pm.
Mariamman Teppakulam is a beautiful square tank situated approximately 4 km east of Meenakshi Temple in Madurai District, spread over a vast area of nearly sixteen acres. The tank is the scene of the colourful drift festival held in January / February to have a good time for King Thirumalai Nayak, who built this tank, to launch the anniversary. The deities of Meenakshi and Sundareswarar are situated in a go with the flow, called "Teppam", embellished with plant life and lit with hundred of lighting fixtures. This waft is dragged to the sound of traditional song around the tank. A temple is dedicated to Mariamman, a well-known village god of Tamil Nadu, on the northern side of the tank.
Thirupparankundram Temple: 8 km south of Madurai, one of the six special abodes dedicated to Lord Murugan or Lord Subrahmanya. The importance of this temple is that it is here that the marriage of Lord Subrahmanya to Devayanai, Indra 's daughter, is celebrated. Right here, the Cave shrines are counted as the introduction of the Pandiyans in the eighth century. The Sanctum Sanctorum is made from an unmarried rock and for several years, the temple is believed to be in lifestyles. On the walls and the pillars are fascinating carvings.
Thirumalai Nayak Palace: This palace, about 1 km from the Meenakshi temple, was built in 1636 by the ruler whose name it bears. The enforcing edifice on its domes and majestic arches is renowned for the "Stuccowork." A masterpiece of Indo-Saracenic architectural fashion is the Sorgavilasam (Celestial Pavilion), measuring 75 m x 52 m, made entirely of brick and mortar without the assistance of an unmarried rafter or girder. The large white pillars, several of which line the hall that runs along the courtyard, are among other striking features of the palace. The Governor of Madras, who partially rebuilt the palace in 1866-72, and executed some years in the past the subsequent recovery works, nowadays we get to peer at the Entry Gate, the Main Hall and the Dance Hall. At 1845 hrs, there is day by day sound and mild show in English, and at 2015 hrs in Tamil.
Azhagar Kovil :There is a celebrated Vishnu Temple committed to Lord Alagar about 21 km north east of Madurai. In a panoramic setting, the temple is situated on a hill. The sanctuary is known as Alagarkoil and Solaimalai Hill. A few stunning carvings are also included in the temple, making the visit profitable. Palamudirsolai, one of Lord Subramaniya 's six abodes, is located on the top of a hill.
The Gandhi Museum is located inside the old Rani Mangammal Building, the Gandhi Museum shows the highlights of the conflict of liberty and features a Gandhian motion picture gallery. Also can be evident are a gallery of relics, Khadi and village factories section and South Indian Handicrafts chapter.
Madurai to Rameshwaram
Rameswaram is a town on Pamban Island, within the Tamil Nadu kingdom of Southeast India. Ramanathaswamy Temple, a Hindu pilgrimage location with unique corridors, huge sculpted pillars. Totally you can see the In the waters of Agni Theertham, off the seaside east of the temple, devotees bathe. Gandamana Parvatham is situated in the district of Ramanathapuram, also known as Ramnad and is one of the oldest places in Tamilnadu and well known for its links to Ramayanam. Ramanathapuram District has some Tourism visiting places as follows Rameswaram, Pambal Bridge, Thiruppullani, Devipattinam, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Memorial, Thiruuthirakosamangai and Erwadi.
Rameshwaram trip plan
Ramanathaswamy Temple, The Holy Homestead of the Hindu God, Shri Ram (addressed with all respect & humility) is a religious digital paradise. Ramanathaswamy Temple The adventure of No Hindu is complete with a pilgrimage to both Varanasi and Rameswaram for the culmination of his salvation quest and is sanctified by the epic 'Ramayana.' Folklore mentions, after his 14-year exile, the presence of God Ram in this land. For each vacationer, the Ramanathaswamy temple by itself is a satisfaction. The temple is adorned with a towering 38-metre 'Gopuram' with its incredible, executive shape, long halls, aesthetically carved pillars. The temple itself was founded by rulers since the construction of the great Ramanathaswamy temple that boasts the 'Third Corridor' started in the 12th century with Sethupathy Maravar, completed by his successor, Maravar, the longest one in Asia with a 197-meter stretch from East to West and a 133-meter stretch from South to North, the world's 1/3 largest! It is said that in 1897, Swamy Vivekananda gave prayers at this temple. It is also one of the twelve temples of Jyothirlinga, in which, in the shape of a Jyotirlingam, Shiva is adored.
Pamban Bridge: 2.2 kilometres. The Rameswaram Island and mainland period bridge is the longest bridge built over a bay in India. It's known as the Pamban Bridge as well. Similarly, for its unique opening, the railway SCISSORS bridge linking the island is alluded to for bypassing ships across the harbour.
Devipattinam (Nava Bashanam): There is also a coastal village known as Navashabashanam. Lord Rama is believed to have worshipped Navagraha right here. The Devi temple is being situated nearly, Where Devi have killed the “Asur Mahishasura”. Hindus hold the rituals for their forefathers here.
Dhanushkodi: Dhanushkodi is the southernmost tip of Rameswaram Island. In 1964, A cyclone totally washed away the entire Dhanushkodi. But here, the Kothandaramasamy Temple remains intact. It is 18 km away from Rameswaram and can be reached by bus. A common opinion is that it is where Vibishana, Ravana 's brother, surrendered earlier than Rama. There is a high-quality seafront in Dhanushkodi, where sea surfing is feasible.
Thiru Uthirakosamangai: Uthirakosamangai is 18 KMs off Ramanathapuram. There is a historic temple of Shiva, in which the presiding deity is carved in the Emerald. The annual Arudhra pageant attracts a massive number of devotees in December.
Memorial of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, better known as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who became India's eleventh President. Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram and became a researcher and worked for DRDO and ISRO. On 30 July 2015, after his surprising death in Shillong on twenty-seventh July 2015, he was laid to rest at Pei Karumbu, Rameswaram. You could see the selected pictures, art work and miniature models of Missiles inside the memorial. You can reach the Memorial less than 1km near to Rameswaram.
Trip to Rameshwaram and Kanyakumari
The lifestyles of Kanyakumari District's prehistoric way of life are evident from the discovery of the Neolithic Celt, which can also be more or less dated from 1500 to 1000 B.C. The date of this district's human civilization is 4000 years ago. Near Thoothur Village in Kanyakumari District, a handmade coarse earthen jar and other relics were discovered. The form, the material and the decorations suggest that the megalithic or early historical era is possible. It has to be assumed, from the legends and myths that exist in those locations, that a glorious city flourished in those regions at some point in the megalithic or early historical period, and that it would have been much like the one that existed in Mohanjadaro and Harappa. Since the remnants of this period existed inside the mattress of the sea, it must be concluded that due to sea erosion, this culture was washed out.
Vivekanandar rock memorial is some other location in Kanyakumari which draws huge range of vacationers. As its title suggests, it is basically a holy temple, designed for deep meditation and enlightenment by the Vivekananda Rock Memorial Committee to commemorate Swamy Vivekananda 's visit to "Shripada Parai" for the period of 24, 25 and 26 December 1892. Dhyana Mandapam, Sabha Mandapam & Shripada Mandapam are classified inside Vivekananda Mandapam. Shripada Mandpam also classified as Garbha Graham, The Inner Prakaram, Outer Prakaram, Outer Platform. All the Mandapams are built such that inside the statue, the inventive and prescient of Swamiji could be seen directly at the Shripadam. Eight AM to 4 PM. Visting Hours. Fee for entry-Rs 20. The ferry fee is Rs 34 for people and Rs 17 for college students.
Thiruvalluvar Statue:Thiruvalluvar is Tamil Nadu 's eternal poet and has donated Thirukkural to the industry. Thiruvalluvar's memorial statue is in Kanyakumari. The statue's pedestal measures 38 feet high and the statue above it is ninety-five toes long with a grand total of 133 toes for the entire sculpture. The three-tier pedestal called Atharapeedam is surrounded by an imaginative Mandapa with a height of 38 toes, known as Alankara Mandapam. In the Mandapa, 140 steps are constructed to help travellers worship the holy foot of Thiruvalluvar. The 38-foot pedestal represents the 38 chapters of the Book of Aram in Thirukural, and the ninety-five-foot statue on the pedestal represents all the chapters of Porul (70 chapters) and Inbam (25 chapters). Thus, symbolically and artistically, the statue suggests that the subject of Porul and Inbam is solely based on Aram. Hours of Visting -8 AM to four PM.
Chitharal Jain Rock Cut Temple : The Chitharal Temple is situated about 45 kilometres away from Kanyakumari. It is renowned for the temple of Rock-reduce. Chitharal has a cave containing Thirthankaras Chisels of Rock-reduce and attendant deities carved in and out of relationship returned to the ninth century A.D. King Mahendra Varman I. In the thirteenth century A.D., it was converted into Bagavathy Temple. Cars and Vans will pass to the foot of the hill. To enter the temple, one has to walk for about 10 minutes. The Jain images were preserved by India 's Central Archeological Survey. It falls under the panchayat of Vellankode.
Padmanabapuram Palace:The ancient historical metropolis of Padmanabhapuram is 55 km from one of the four municipalities within the district. To the south of Trivandrum, around Km. East of Thuckalay, 35 km away. On the Trivandrum-Cape Comerin avenue, from Kanyakumari. This town is surrounded by a castle that is 187 acres in size. Before AD 1601, it was possible to build the ancient capital of Travancore. The seven-acre palace is situated in the very middle of Padmanabhapuram Fort, in the midst of hills, dales and rivers. Underneath the manipulation of the Curator of the Archaeological Department of the Government of Kerala is the palace that is situated in Kanyakumari District.
- Morning Pick up From Madurai railway Junction.
- Pick up and then transfer to Hotel.
- Hotel Check in.
- After a wholesome breakfast at the hotel.
- Then proceed towards Madurai major attractions such as Sri Meenakshi Amman Temple,Aayiram Kaal Mandapam,Gandhi Museum,Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal and Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple.
- Come back to Hotel.
- Overnight stay @ Madurai.
- On Second day,Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel and then Check out from Hotel.
- Then proceed towards Rameshwaram.
- Hotel check in at Rameshwaram.
- Then proceed towards Rameshwaram major attractions such as Ramanathaswamy Temple,Pamban Bridge,Pamban Rail Bridge,Ramar Patham, 22 Well Theertham and Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple.
- Come back to Hotel.
- Overnight stay @ Rameshwaram.
- On Third day, Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and then check out Hotel.
- Then Proceed towards Kanyakumari.
- Hotel Check in at Kanyakumari.
- Then proceed towards Kanyakumari major attractions such as Vivekananda Rock ,Thiruvallu Statue, Kanyakumari Beach and Sunset Point.
- Come back to Hotel.
- Overnight stay @ Kanyakumari.
- Morning Breakfast and then check out from Hotel.
- Then proceed towards Kanyakumari major attractions such as Sunrise Point,Triveni Sangam ,Vattakottai Fort , Sri Bhagavathi Amman Temple , Mahatma Gandhi Memorial ,Sri Adi Shankara Statue ,18 Ft Hanuman Temple ,Suchindram Temple and Wax Museum.
- Then starting our journey towards Madurai with Sweet memories of tour.
- Finally drop @ Madurai Railway Junction.
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2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
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From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *
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Chennai to Chennai Transports*
All local vehicle transport