Meenakshi Temple, Tamil Nadu, India

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About Meenakshi Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. It’s dedicated to Devi Parvati who known as Meenakshi. This temple was originally built by survivors of the Kumari Kandam in the 6th century BC. This temple is also known as Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple in India.

The Meenakshi Temple, also known as the Minakshi-Sundareshwara Temple. This is one of India's oldest and most imperative temples. The temple, is located in Madurai, has major historical and mythical significance. 


How to reach Meenakshi Temple

By Air

Madurai Airport is located around 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) from the city in Avaniyapuram. It provides domestic flights to a number of Indian cities. International flights and services are available at the airport to Colombo, Dubai, and Singapore.

By Train

Madurai Junction is the main railway station servicing the district? Madurai offers direct trains to other major cities and towns in India, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, and Chennai. The temple is about 10 minutes away from Madurai Junction Railway Station.

By Road 

Minakshi-Sundareshwara Temple is well connected with roads too. If you're taking a state or private bus to Madurai to see the temple, you may get out at the Mattuthavani Bus Stand, which is only 20 minutes away from the Minakshi-Sundareshwara Temple.


Things to do in Meenakshi Temple

1. Shopping

Shopping on the streets of Madurai is a great experience. Here you get lots of items right from fancy items, toys to larger ones.

2. Food 

Here you let a wide variety of mouthwatering delicacies mixed with various spices. The areas near the temple is surrounded with lots of eatery joints.

3. Photography 

Meenakshi temple architecture is so amazing that you can stop you from taking photo. Every photo you click here will give you a pleasant experience.


Places to visit near Meenakshi Temple

1. Visit Kutladampatti Falls

Kutladampatti Falls is located in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district and is around 30 kilometres from the district headquarters, which takes less than an hour by car. It's renowned as a modest neighbourhood attraction where people may spend an evening.

2. Gandhi Museum

The Gandhi Memorial Museum is one of the prominent places to learn about Mahatma Gandhi's life. It was originally a palace of Rani Mangammal of the Naick dynasty. This structure has witnessed several monarchs throughout the years.

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