Thoona Nagaram (City that never sleeps) is the nickname of Madurai. One of the oldest inhabitant cities in the world, it is the birthplace of many legends and folklore. The city got its name changed from time to time such as Kadamba Vanam, and Madhurapuri and has been described in many old stories and historical depictions. The budget Madurai holiday packages offer tourists to explore the ancient city and learn the ancient south Indian culture and heritage.
Also known as the Athens of India, the history of Madurai goes back to 3rd century BCE. The square shaped city of Madurai is situated at the banks of River Vaigai. The entire city is built around the Meenakshi Amman Temple in the form of the lotus flower. Tourists with the cheapest Madurai holiday packages never miss exploring this ancient temple. The temple was the list of top 30 nominations for the Seven Wonders of the World.
Madurai is the city of many temples and monuments. Apart from Meenakshi Amman Temple, other famous religious tourist spots are Koodal Azhagar Temple, Thirupparamkunram Murugan Temple, Alagar Koyil, Pudhu Mandapam, and Kazimar Big Mosque. Tourists get the best Madurai holiday packages and explore the famous Gandhi museum, enjoy the local delicacies, and participate in the local festivals such as Meenakshi Thirukalyanam.