Half Day - Madurai City Tour

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Your convenient time between 9am-3pm, should be mentioned in special request at the time of booking 
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your driver and vehicle details will be sent to you in message (you are requested to please contact your hotel concierge / bell desk / front desk to call the driver from .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Drop-off at your hotel / airport in Madurai
  • 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.


Experience the spectacular ancient southern city which has earned the sobriquet, 'Athens of the East,' one of the great historical importance in the country. On this tour explore the most iconic attractions of city
Meenakshi amman temple
Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace
Ganthi Museum

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Stop At: Madurai Meenakshi amman temple, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu

Meenakshi Amman Temple, dedicated to Parvathi, lord Shiva's wife. Built during 1623 to 1655 CE and known to host an estimated 33,000 sculptures, it was one of the top 30 nominees of the 'New Seven Wonders of the World'. And the notable 'Thousand Pillared Hall'. Each pillar portraits the Dravidian deities, just outside this hall, towards the west, are the Musical Pillars. Each pillar, when struck, produces a different musical note. Opening Hours:06:00 to 12:30 and 16:00 to 21:00 Temple Art Museum-1000 Pillar Hall Opening Hours:07:00 to 12:30 and 16:00 to 20:00

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu

Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, which was considered to be one of the wonders of the South. During 17th century Madurai had been a major trading centre which was visited by the Portuguese, Dutch and other Europeans. As such the king employed all these people and an Italian architect to design this massive palace. The design of the palace includes the architecture of Dravidian, Islamic and European style. The palace includes a grand courtyard surrounded with massive circular pillars and a throne room, covered by a dome that is 60 - 70 ft high. Open Hours: 09:00 to 13:00 and 13:30 to 17:00 (Holiday on Government Holidays)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gandhi memorial museum, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu

Gandhi Museum, here you can view the galleries which are divided into three major sections, viz., India Fights for Freedom, Visual Biography of Mahatma Gandhi and Relics and Replicas. Also vist Philatelic Gallery on Gandhi is functioning in the ground floor.
Working Hours: 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:45 (Holiday on Government Holidays)

Duration: 1 hour


Hotel pickup and drop-off (or) Airport pick-up and drop-off

Round-trip private transfer

Transport by private vehicle

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Bottled water

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Food and drinks

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Entrance Fees

Entry/Admission - Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple

Entry/Admission - Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal

Entry/Admission - Gandhi Memorial Museum

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Adult price applies to all travellers, maximum of 5 travellers per booking

Shoes must be removed at places of worship, Dress code is smart casual (Please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended)

Most travelers can participate

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