Private Tour - Madurai Half Day City Sightseeing With Rickshaw Ride

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Tirumalai Naicker Palace Museum, Mahal Area, Madurai Main, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625001, India
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pickup / Drop from all the City Hotels.
    We will share the drive.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Madurai is an ancient city that is situated in the South state Tamil Nadu, India. It is the earliest recorded civilisation and there is evidence that there was human settlement here dating back to 300 BC. The town is built around the Meenakshi temple. It is well known for various reasons one of them being the historical monuments like the Meenakshi amman temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace. Madurai has also contributed a lot to Indian literature with its rich and abundant literary tradition. On your visit here admire the Dravidian style of architecture as you pay pilgrimage to Meenakshi temple. The pillars outside the temple are erected so cleverly that they one can hear different notes when touching them. Thirumalai nayak palace is known as the living palace of the Nayak Kings, it was built in the 17th century and is a beautiful construction with several pillars and domes around. With only a fourth portion of this marvel surviving.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Near Meenakshi Temple, Madurai India
Thirumalai Nayak palace is known as the living palace of the Nayak Kings, it was built in the 17th century and is a beautiful construction with several pillars and domes around. With only a fourth portion of this marvel surviving the beauty that it must have been before its destruction can only be left to the imagination.
Later on enjoy your ride by Cycle Rickshaw from palace to Temple through the local market
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, Venmani Rd, Sellur, Madurai 625002 India
The town has developed encircling Meenakashi Amman temple built in the Dravidian style -one for Lord Shiva and the other for his spouse Meenakashi. It is one of the masterpieces of Dravidian architecture and one of the most important active temples in India. Dedicated to Meenakshi, a form of Parvati known as "the one with fish-shaped eyes", the wife of Shiva, in its Sundareshwara form, it has two shrines, one for each of the gods. It is one of the most visited holy places in India and attracts pilgrims who come to marry or purify themselves there. The pillars in 1000 Pillar Hall inside the temple are erected so cleverly that they one can hear different notes when touching them.
The temple will be usually open from 0500 hrs to 1230 hrs and 1600 hrs to 2030 hrs
Duration: 2 minutes

Inclusions

  • Private Chauffeur driver Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • English Speaking Local Guide
  • Bottled water during the tour
  • Pickup & Drop from the Hotel
  • Rickshaw Ride from Tirumalai Nayak Palace to Meenakshi Amman Temple

Exclusions

  • Food & Drinks
  • Monument & Temple entry / Dharshan fees
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal
  • Entry/Admission - Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate