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People of madurai

Madurai is home to 1,561,129 people, out of which Hindus constitute 85.8%, followed by Muslims (8.5%), Christians (5.2%) and others (0.5%). The people of Madurai take great pride in their rich cultural heritage. Though they are slowly adopting modern lifestyle, traditions still play a major role in their life. Despite the religious diversity, they live in peace and harmony and adhere to a very simple lifestyle. They are very hospitable in nature even treat strangers in a humble manner. They start their day with religious prayers at home, seeking blessings from the gods. Women prefer to wear traditional clothes such as saree and ‘dhavani’ and men wear ‘lungi’ or shirts and trousers.

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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

  • madurai
    Coastal Tamil Nadu & Kerala - Standard
    9 Nights, 10 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.29,349
    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
  • madurai
    Beautiful Tamil Nadu Standard
    7 Nights, 8 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.19,100
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In madurai

  • madurai
    Family Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.10,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • madurai
    Sightseeing Holidays
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.13,099
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • madurai
    Beach Holidays
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.15,428
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Popular Domestic Destinations

  • manali
    manali
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.4,750
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • goa
    goa
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.3,999
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • kashmir
    kashmir
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.5,900
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in madurai

  • Krish Residency
    Krish Residency
    Madurai
    One night from
    Rs.900
  • Aakash Residency
    Aakash Residency
    Madurai
    One night from
    Rs.1,200
  • Viswa Residency by Azalea
    Viswa Residency by Azalea
    Madurai
    One night from
    Rs.1,200
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Popular Flights To madurai

    • MAAChennai
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-461
    • 17:55 19:00
      Non Stop
    • 01h 05m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,420
    • BLRBengaluru
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-139
    • 10:45 12:00
      Non Stop
    • 01h 15m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.3,976
    • CJBCoimbatore
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-6138
    • 09:00 19:00
      1 Stop
    • 10h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,695
    • AMDAhmedabad
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-895
    • 06:45 12:00
      1 Stop
    • 05h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,833
    • IDRIndore
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-299
    • 20:20 13:30
      1 Stop
    • 17h 10m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,848
    • BOMMumbai
      IXMMadurai
    • Indigo
      6E-6752
    • 09:10 13:30
      Non Stop
    • 04h 20m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.5,949
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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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