Madurai – Tiruchendur – Madurai
A one day tour between Madurai and Tiruchendur will give you an insight on the rich tradition and heritage of the two places. Start early in the morning from Madurai to reach Tiruchendur which will take approximately Three hours.
Madurai, the most renowned city in southern part of Tamil Nadu is acclaimed as the city with the longest surviving civilization and cultural practices. Madurai is also called as the “sleepless city” as the city is vibrantly live round the clock with its bustling markets and other shopping areas.
Madurai is most popular for the grandest Meenakshi Amman Temple with Lord Shiva in the name of Sundareswarar and His consort Meenakshi Amman, blessing His devotees. It will be surprising to know that the entire city of Madurai is around the temple with the sanctum of Goddess Meenakshi as the epicenter.
Tiruchendur is at a distance of 180 kms which can be reached within a three hours’ drive from Madurai. The temple at the seashore is dedicated to Lord Muruga and He is present in the name of Lord Subramanya. Tiruchendur is one of the SIX abodes of Lord Muruga which are considered to be very special among the several Murugan temples.
You can see people taking sacred bath in the Ocean and proceed to worship the God. Tiruchendur temple witnesses thousands of devotees and tourists round the year and the count is in lakhs during festival times.
After visiting the temple, drive back to Madurai. The sleepless city welcomes you with the number of shopping options or you can opt to stay in hotel.