Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Sundareswar Temple
Meenakshi Sundareswar Temple

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi Amman Temple is a Famous Hindu Temple located in the middle of the Madurai City, Tamil Nadu, India. It is enthusiastic to Lord Shiva and his consort, Goddess Parvati . The Meenakshi temple has a surprising architecture and a significant authentication for Vishwakarma Brahmins for their master architecture in sculpting this temple. The complex houses 14 wonderful towers including two golden towers for the main deities, that are highly sculptured and painted. The temple is a significant symbol for the Tamil people, and has been mentioned since ancient times in Tamil literature, though the present structure is believed to have been built in 1600.

Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal (Palace)

Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

Thirumalai Nayak Palace is a 17th century palace is build by the King named Thirumalai Nayakkar; He is one of the Madurai Nayak rulers in 1636 AD in the city of Madurai, India. This Palace was built with the aid of an Italian Architect and is a classic synthesis of Dravidian, Islamic and European styles. The structure, which can be seen at the moment, was the central Palace where the king lived. The original Palace compound was four times larger than the present structure. The palace is situated in the city of Madurai, in the stat of Tamil Nadu, India. The palace is located 2 km south east of the Meenakshi Amman Temple.

Kazimar Big Mosque and Madurai Hazrat Maqbara

Big Mosque Madurai
Big Mosque Madurai
Madurai Maqbara
Madurai Maqbara

The well-known mosque is situated at the heart of Madurai city, within 1 kilometer South East of the Madurai Railway Junction. Hazrat Kazi Syed Tajuddin, who came from Oman during 13th century, received this land from the then Panidiya king and constructs the mosque which is the first Muslims place of worship in Madurai. Maqbara the durgah of well-known Madurai Hazrats is also placed inside the mosque building.

Madurai Gandhi Museum

Gandhi Museum
Gandhi Museum

The museum display in sequence about Mahatma Gandhi, and most importantly it showcase the original bloody piece of clothing of Gandhi when he was assassinate by Nathuram Godse. The additional part of the garment is kept at the Gandhi Museum in Delhi. This museum is one of the five museums in India, known as Gandhi Sanghralayas. Also bunch of pictures taken during the Life time of Gandhi with various leaders all around the world and also during different incidents of freedom fight is kept.