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Tours in Madurai

Madurai half day tour

  • Type: scheduled tour
  • Languages: English
  • Hours: 4
  • Price: 0 USD
  • Closest date: No free dates for the nearest 30 days

  • Minimum 4 hours

Guides in Madurai

Average hourly rate: 25.00 USD

Pandiarajan

  • Rate: 25.00 USD/hour
  • Min hours: 4
  • Languages: British English Hindi Tamil

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General information

Located on the banks of the river Vaigai, Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. This city was the capital of the Pandyan kingdom - initially at Korkai, around 600 BCE and later moved to Koodal (the present Madurai) during the reign of Nedunj Cheliyan I.Madurai is famous for its temples built by Pandyan and Madurai Nayak kings in the Dravidian style of architecture. It is also one of India's most outstanding Hindu pilgrimage centres. Madurai is also called City of Junctions (Koodal nagaram), City of Jasmine (Malligai maanagar), Temple city (Koil maanagar), City that never sleeps (Thoonga nagaram) and City of four junctions (Naanmada koodal).

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