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Best Sightseeing Tours In Madurai

 
  • 5 Best sightseeing tours In madurai. Compare and book online now! Do something new today.
  • 01Madurai's Ancient Story Walk

    Madurai's Ancient Story Walk
    • h3 Hours
    • lMadurai
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    • Vijay Prabhat
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      Vijay Prabhat

    Take a short guided walk through Madurai and chance upon her stories which have transcended over time to be relevant even today. For around 2.5 hours, carry this vintage feel all over Madurai as you zigzag obscure lines of stories separating history and myth, of whimsical Gods, and extraordinary mortals.

    You begin your short walk early morning around 7am from the North Tower entrance of the Meenakshi Temple. Over the next two and half hours, this gripping walk will take you on an extraordinary journey of the flourishing market town that’s been in existence since 2nd century BC. Depending upon the group preference, you will be taken to places like Elukadal shopping complex and Marret Street. Invariably you will stumble upon spaces that were once the centre of power for many dynasties such as the famous Nayaks, or a seat of divinity from time immemorial. Curate all these for your very own storybook as you learn about the heart of Madurai, understand background of very many Indian beliefs, and get a sneak peek of way of life around here.

    Duration: Around 2.5 hours

  • 02Cycle Rickshaw Tour, Madurai

    Cycle Rickshaw Tour, Madurai
    • h3 Hours
    • lMadurai
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    • Dhanabalan
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      Dhanabalan
    • 20% Off2,500
      2,000
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    Particularly known for its centuries old temples, market places, trade fair, and some brilliant architecture, Madurai is beautiful every inch of the way. Over 2.5 hours, experience a slice of history and heritage and get transported to a bygone civilization.

    The guided tour in a cycle rickshaw begins 10am or 3pm from the famous Meenakshi Temple. You’ll have a short rendezvous with the temple, its architecture, and life at large as it happens around its narrow alleys. Next explore and unravel the city’s other traits such as banana and vegetable markets, bamboo bazaar, dhobi ghat, as well as seat of textile and brass industries to watch locals make metal pots on furnace and spinning yarns. As you end your ride around 5:30pm, you would’ve seen every nook and cranny of this simply gorgeous city.

    Duration: Around 2.5 hours

  • 03Madurai Sightseeing Day Tour

    Madurai Sightseeing Day Tour
    • h10 Hours
    • lMadurai
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    • Dhanabalan
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      Dhanabalan
    • 11% Off4,200
      3,700
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    One of the oldest Indian cities, Madurai, has been an ancient metropolis with a vibrant trade history. Visitors have never been alien to this city, which is known to be the soul of Tamil Nadu. For around 10 hours, you’ll experience the popularity of this captivating place through its very many temples, other sanctums, historical monuments and much, much more.

    You’ll begin the guided sightseeing tour at 8am. First stop is Meenakshi Amman Temple, a 2,000 year-old complex that is literally a city within the city. It’s also one of the greatest and largest temples in India. Undoubtedly this would take over two hours of your visit time. Next, drive to Thiruparankundram, one of the six residences of Lord Subramanya that is located in the city centre. After this tour, you’ll visit the secular, Dravidian-Islamic style Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal, which is now only a quarter of its original size.

    Post lunch in a restaurant, drive to Gandhi Museum, a 17th century palace with artifacts of Gandhian movement and highlights freedom struggle. The last leg of the tour takes you to Alagar Koil, a Vishnu Temple on a picturesque wooded hill. You’ll be transferred to the drop point around 6:30pm.

    Duration: Around 10 hours

  • 04Madurai Walking Tour

    Madurai Walking Tour
    • h4 Hours
    • lMadurai
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    • Dhanabalan
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      Dhanabalan
    • 31% Off1,750
      1,200
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    Take a walk around this magnificent ancient temple town and come close quarters with its essence. Get a feel of Madurai’s glorious past, trade history, famous textile industry that weaves a colourful portrait alongside its popular temple town heritage. This guided experience is presented in 3 - 4 hours and is rated as one of the must-dos on your visit here.

    You’ll report at the East entrance of the Meenakshi Temple (near Hajeemoosa Textiles) around 9am. Get a glimpse of life in a temple town by walking through the narrow alleys around the temple. The track will lead you next to the palace ruins of Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal. Though now only a quarter of its original size, you’ll be impressed by its structure.

    Take strides next towards the city’s famous textile hub. Well known for its readymade garments, fabrics, and sarees, you can pick up your souvenirs here. Along the way, converse with tailors and artists who produce some beautiful handicrafts. Witness the century old still thriving brass industry in action. Also get a whiff of the aromatic local spice market, flower, and banana markets, which are integral to the temple town’s source of daily life. You’ll get dropped back around 1pm.

    Duration: Around 3 - 4 hours

  • 05Sightseeing Tour of Madurai

    Sightseeing Tour of Madurai
    • h2 Hoursh30 Minutes
    • lMadurai
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    • Lakshmi
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      Lakshmi
    • 10% Off1,000
      895
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    See the amazing history come alive during a sightseeing tour of Madurai and see this flourishing market town come alive in all its beauty. This temple town of Tamil Nadu is famous for its temples and stories that are a thing of history to be reckoned with. Wherever you walk, you will be stepping on a figment of history that has remained hitherto unheard of. It has many interesting anecdotes that you can unravel on this tour! Let the rituals, symbolism, monuments, and legends enthrall your mind, body, and heart.

    Transportation Types: On foot or by rickshaws. 

    Timings: The tour can be carried out at two timings i.e.:

    7:00 AM to 9:30 AM

    • 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM