ABOUT MADURAI

Madurai is one of the primeval cities (more than 2,500 years old) located on the banks of River Vaigai and it’s the third largest city in Tamil Nadu. Madurai is one of the many temple towns in the state and referred by various names including “Temple City”, “Koodal”, “Malligai Maanagar”, “Naanmadakoodal”.

There are a number of famous spirit festivals celebrated and making an important part in esteeming its cultural heritage. Madurai has become a big commercial centre in the south for the textile industry. Also, this textile industry still uses its ancient techniques of weaving. Madurai is also known for its unique architectural majesty, customs & traditions, magnificent artwork, handicrafts, ballads, folk dances.

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Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple is one of the oldest temples in India located in the city of Madurai. The temple resides in a huge area in the heart of Madurai as it spreads over 16 acres. With 5 Main Entrance, it's designed like the human body reflecting the 5-human sense’s like see, hear, smell, taste & touch. The famous ‘Porthamarai Kulam’ is consecrated at the center of the temple.
Architectural Style: Dravidian
Distance from Hotel President: 650m

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Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

During the 17th century, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal was constructed by King Thirumalai Nayak enhancing an artistic blend of Dravidian & Islamic styles. With its intricate paintings on the roof of the palace & sculptor, Thirumalai Nayakar Palace offers a mesmerizing feel for the visitors. In-Order to engage visitors sound & light shows are conducted every evening inside the palace.
Distance from Our Hotel: 1 KM (5 mins)
Opening Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Kallazhagar Temple

Alagar Kovil is the prominent temples situated at the foothills of Alagar hills. The Sculptures in the Gopuram of Alagar Kovil is an interesting architecture depiction the scenes of love and human passion and this marks this temple as one of the important symbol of arts and culture.
Distance from Hotel President: 21 KM (45 mins travel)
Opening Timings: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Athisayam

Athisayam is an amusement theme park located on a 70 acres site and features about 40 games and 20 water rides to bring excitement on land and adventure in water. At Athisayam there is a waterfall of the height of 70 feet named Madurai Coutrallam. The Waterpark has sports rides and more relaxed family attractions.
Distance from Hotel President: 11 KM (20 mins travel)
Opening Timings: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

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Ulaga Tamil Sangam

Ulaga Tamil Sangam established in 1 March 2016, is a centre for higher research for Tamil language located in the city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu, India. the Ulaga Tamil Sangam building has comes into existence over an area of 87,300 square feet after 35 years of its conception by the then Chief Minister M.G. R.

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kazimar Big Mosque

The Kazimar Big Mosque also known as Kazimar Periya Pallivasal was the first mosque in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India constructed in the year 1284AD (Hijri 683). The mosque founded by Hazarat Kazi Syed Tajuddin, believed to be a direct descendent of prophet Mohamed.