Unseen/OffBeat Places in Madurai
Unseen/OffBeat Places in Madurai

Madurai Corporation Eco Park

AverageTimeToSpendAbout 5 hours
BriefSpacious park featuring playgrounds, tree-topped lawns, statues & a pond for boating activities
DistanceFromOtherPlace4 km from Meenakshi Temple
ExtraThe major highlight of the park is the tallest artificial fountain that pumps water up to 110 feet and the four optic fiber illuminated trees
FactsEco Park sprawling over 5.5 acres of land is a leisure spot for all age groups. Located at the western end of Anna Maligai, the park was set up and developed by the Madurai Corporation. Apart from its 124 varieties of herbal trees, the park houses more than five hundred varieties of small and big shade giving trees
OpeningHours4 AM to 9 PM and 5 PM to 8:30 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceA perfect family picnic spot to spend time with family and friends.
TicketPriceThere is a minimal fee for entry to the park.
TipsWear comfortable clothes .
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Pazhamudircholai

AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour
BriefOne of the six important abodes of Lord Muruga, it is close to the Vishnu temple of Azhagar Kovil.
DistanceFromOtherPlace25 kilometers north of Madurai
FactsPazhamudircholai Murugan Temple is a Hindu temple atop a hill covered with dense forests
OpeningHoursMorning 6 to 12. Evening 4 to 8
PeopleLoveForPlaceA peaceful place to pray and become one with God.
TicketPriceFree entry
TipsNo not litter the place and maintain the decorum
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Mariamman Tank

AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour
BriefVandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam is the pond located near to Vandiyur Mariamman Temple
DistanceFromOtherPlace2 km from the Meenakshi Amman Temple
FactsEppakulam means temple pond mainly used for devotional festivals
OpeningHours5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceIt is a religious place and a dip in the pond feels blissful.
TicketPriceFree entry
TipsNo not litter the place and maintain the decorum
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Vaigai dam

AverageTimeToSpendAbout 1 hour
BriefIt provides water for irrigation for the Madurai district and the Dindigul district as well as drinking water to Madurai and Andipatti
DistanceFromOtherPlace70 kilometers from Madurai
FactsThe Vaigai Dam is built across the Vaigai River near Andipatti, in the Theni district of Tamil Nadu, southern India
OpeningHours6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceOver the years, the site has become a popular picnic spot for group excursions and photo fanatics, especially for its mesmerizing scenery
TicketPriceFree entry
TipsDo not containment the water.
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