Madurai in Tamil Nadu, is situated on the banks of river Vaigai and attracts a large number of both local as well as foreign tourists. The other names of this city areKoodal, Naanmadakoodal and Thirualavai. This town is an essential educational and industrial hub of the state where it is placed. It was believed to be the city of Pandva rulers in the past.
On your visit to the city, you can go on sightseeing of some historical monuments, whose prominent parts are Tirumalai Nayak Palce and the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Many festivals are celebrated in this city with equal fervor. The most important one is the yearly 10-day Meenaskhi Tirukalyanam also called Chittirai festival wherein every year around millions of devotees flock the city.
Another thing about which Madurai is famous for us Jallikattu, the annual bull taming event which is organized on the Thai Pongal festival. Apart from this, there are various other temples also.