Top Place to visit in Madurai

5 Top Madurai Attractions and Places to Visit.

1. Meenakshi Temple

The Meenakshi Temple, a must-see south Indian temple, is the focal point of Madurai.

2. Puthu Mandapam

Venture inside the cavernous Puthu Mandapam, a 17th century pillared entrance hall opposite the Meenakshi Temple’s east tower, to find rows of tailors and stalls selling fabric, scarves, jewellery, fashion accessories, handicrafts, and art work.

3. Tirumalai Nayak Palace

Situated around a kilometer southeast of Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai Nayak Palace is Madurai’s second biggest attraction.

4. Saint Mary’s Cathedral

One of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in India, Saint Mary’s was first constructed in 1840 although the present structure was built in 1916.

5. Banana Market

Madurai’s wholesale banana market is a fascinating place to visit. Apparently, 16 varieties of bananas are sold there!