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Madurai is located in the state of Tamil Nadu, at an average elevation of 101 metres (331 feet). The city covers an area of 147.977 sq km. It lies on the flat and fertile plain of the river Vaigai, which runs from the northwest to the southeast direction, dividing the city into two nearly equal halves. To the north and the west, lie Sirumalai and Nagamalai hills respectively. The Periyar Dam fosters agriculture in the land in and around Madurai. The city lies southeast of the Western Ghats, The surrounding region encompasses the plains of South India, containing several mountain spurs. The soil type in the central area is mostly clay loam, while red loam and black cotton types can be found in the outer areas of the city. Major crop is paddy, followed by pulses, millet, oil seed, cotton and sugarcane.

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  • Theme of Madurai [Culture, Pilgrimage]
  • You'll love Madurai for [Meenakshi Temple, Handicrafts, Rich culture]
  • Watchout for [Heat, Crowded temples]
  • Best Time To Visit
    December - February
  • Altitude 331 ft. above sea level

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Holiday Packages In madurai

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    Wonderful Tamil Nadu-Standard
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.28,200
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • madurai
    South India's Devotional Tour Package
    9 Nights, 10 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.29,750
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • madurai
    South India Scenic Hills-Beaches & Temples Standard
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.21,350
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In madurai

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    Family Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.12,900
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • madurai
    Beach Holidays
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.15,428
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • madurai
    Sightseeing Holidays
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.15,428
    Per Person on twin sharing
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  • manali
    manali
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.4,995
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    goa
    2 Nights, 3 Days
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    Rs.6,999
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    kashmir
    5 Nights, 6 Days
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Places to stay in madurai

  • Hotel President
    Hotel President
    Madurai
    One night from
    Rs.1,600
  • Cosmopolitan Hotel
    Cosmopolitan Hotel
    Madurai
    One night from
    Rs.1,999
  • Hotel Vimas International
    Hotel Vimas International
    Madurai
    One night from
    Rs.675
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Popular Flights To madurai

    • MAAChennai
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-7216
    • 10:00 11:30
      Non Stop
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,618
    • TIRTirupati
      IXMMadurai
    • Spicejet
      SG-1042
    • 07:30 11:00
      Non Stop
    • 03h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,154
    • COKCochin
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-269
    • 08:00 14:00
      1 Stop
    • 06h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,246
    • HYDHyderabad
      IXMMadurai
    • Air India
      AI-988
    • 07:50 17:35
      1 Stop
    • 09h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,305
    • VGAVijayawada
      IXMMadurai
    • Spicejet
      SG-3404
    • 14:55 19:35
      1 Stop
    • 04h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,678
    • AMDAhmedabad
      IXMMadurai
    • Spicejet
      SG-501
    • 11:40 17:40
      1 Stop
    • 06h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,106
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madurai Travel Talk Sharing travel experiences - one story at a time

Exploring Wildlife Sanctuaries Around Madurai

Exploring Wildlife Sanctuaries Around Madurai

There are many wildlife sanctuaries in the vicinity of Madurai. Here are ideas to plan an exciting day trip.

29 Aug 2018  | 2-minute read
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8 Places That Serve Brilliant Local Food In Madurai For A Song

8 Places That Serve Brilliant Local Food In Madurai For A Song

Madurai is a foodie’s delight, from tiered dosas, bone-marrow omelette, to chocolate-flavoured idlis, you will be in for a surprise.

24 Aug 2018  | 3-minute read
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Best Shopping Cities Of South India You Should Know All About

Best Shopping Cities Of South India You Should Know All About

What is a holiday without some self-indulgence? Plan a South India tour and make it a shopping excursion.

23 Aug 2018  | 3-minute read

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