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About Madurai

Madurai's history unfolds like a captivating saga, with roots dating back to the Sangam period, over 2,500 years ago. Legend has it that the city was established by the Pandyan King Kulasekara around the 4th century BCE. It has witnessed the rise and fall of various dynasties, including the Cholas, Cheras, and the Vijayanagara Empire, each contributing to the city's cultural mosaic.

Nestled on the banks of the Vaigai River in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, Madurai stands as a cultural jewel, boasting a rich tapestry of history, spirituality, and vibrant traditions. Often referred to as the "Athens of the East" and the "City of Temples," Madurai has been a center of Tamil culture for over two millennia, captivating visitors with its architectural marvels, religious fervor, and a unique blend of ancient and modern influences.

At the heart of Madurai's cultural identity stands the iconic Meenakshi Amman Temple, a sprawling complex dedicated to the goddess Meenakshi (an avatar of Parvati) and her consort, Lord Sundareswarar (Shiva). The temple's towering gopurams (gateway towers), intricately carved pillars, and vibrant sculptures are not just architectural marvels but also a testament to the religious devotion that has defined Madurai for centuries.



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