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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There are many wildlife sanctuaries in the vicinity of Madurai. Here are ideas to plan an exciting day trip.
Madurai is a foodie’s delight, from tiered dosas, bone-marrow omelette, to chocolate-flavoured idlis, you will be in for a surprise.
What is a holiday without some self-indulgence? Plan a South India tour and make it a shopping excursion.
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