Temples, monuments and ancient cultural wonders abound in Madurai. It is even called “The Athens of the East”. Madurai’s Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is one of the greatest architectural marvels of India.Madurai Meenakshi temple attracts six thousand visitors a day and gets an annual revenue of rupees sixty million. It attained 26th place in the list of top nominees for the new Seven Wonders of the World. Madurai is firmly anchored in Tamil literature and tradition.
The most famous land mark of this bustling town is the Rock fort Temple, a spectacular monument perched on a massive rocky out crop which rises abruptly from the plain to tower over the old city.It is 325 km south west of Madras. Tiruchirappalli was the heart of Tamil Nadu, situated at the head of the Kaveri delta. The Pallavas, Pandyas and Cholas chose this city for their feudal wars. The city is known for its temple architecture.
Palani is a prominent place in South India which is renowned for housing the famous Palani Murugan Temple which is built thousands of years ago and is dedicated to Hindu war God Kartikeya (Lord Murugan).It is a picturesque location with the luscious Western Ghats at the background and charming lakes at its foothills. Palani witness myriads of pilgrims every year. The place is also dotted with enchanting hills, ancient temples, enticing waterfalls, marvelous lakes, thick green forests, and amazing wildlife sanctuary that attract a lot of tourists as well.The Palani Murugan Temple is of great spiritual significance where the idol is believed to have been made with a mixture of nine poisons (navapashanam) that have medicinal qualities.
Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Alazhar Temple, Palamudhircholai, Thiruparankundram, Mariamman Water Tank, Gandhi Museum, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal.
Rockfort, Renganathasamy Temple(Srirangam), Samayapuram, Tiruvanaikaval.
Lord Murugan temple.