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Tourist Places and Things to do in Madurai

“One of the major cities of Tamil Nadu, Madurai is considered to be the industrial and educational hub in southern India. One of first things to do in Madurai is to plan a visit to the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Azhagar Kovil, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Koodal Azhagar Temple and Thiruparankundram Murugan Temple are a few other must-visit temples in Madurai.

Madurai is also famous for its handlooms and Madurai silk sarees. For a splendid retail therapy, you can visit Puthu Mandapam, Avani Moola Street and Chithirai Street, which are some of the major destinations for shopping in Madurai. Along with umpteen street markets, the city also has gigantic shopping malls. Madurai Mall, Vishaal De Mal and Milaném Shopping Mall are some of the most crowded shopping malls in Madurai.

You may explore other gems of South India by planning a weekend getaway from Madurai to nearby tourist destinations like Idukki, Salem, Thoothukudi, Kolli Hills and Swamimalai.

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