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  • 01Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu

    Tirunelveli - Where The Old Meets The New

    Tirunelveli is known by many names. But it is mostly known by three names viz., Nellai, Tinnevely and Tirunelveli. During the days of the British rule in India, it was known as......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 159 km - 2 Hrs, 30 min
    Best Time to Visit Tirunelveli
    • Oct-Feb
  • 02Thirunallar, Tamil Nadu

    Thirunallar - Village Dedicated To Planet Saturn

    Thirunallar is a small village situated in the town of Karaikal in Pondicherry. This place is dedicated to Saturn. It can be reached easily by bus from Karaikal or one......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 118 km - 2 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Thirunallar
    • Jan-Dec
  • 03Darasuram, Tamil Nadu

    Darasuram: Quintessential Temple Town

    Darasuram is famed for the Airavateshwara temple that is located in the town. It is close to Kumbakonam in Thanjavur, which is another town of great religious importance.......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 221 km - 3 Hrs, 45 min
    Best Time to Visit Darasuram
    • Oct-Mar
  • 04Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

    Kodaikanal – Beauty At The Edge Of The Forest

    Kodaikanal is a beautiful and picturesque hill station placed in the Palani hills in the Western Ghats. The town also has been christened as the Princess of hill stations due to......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 117 km - 3 Hrs,
    Best Time to Visit Kodaikanal
    • Jan-Dec
  • 05Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

    Thoothukudi - The City Of Ports And Pearls

    Thoothukudi, also popularly known as Tuticorin, is the Municipal Corporation of the district by the same name. Located in the Southeastern coast of the State of Tamil Nadu, it......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 151 km - 2 Hrs, 20 min
    Best Time to Visit Thoothukudi
    • Nov-Jan
  • 06Thiruchendur, Tamil Nadu

    Thiruchendur - A Temple Town Near The Sea

    Thiruchendur, also called Tiruchendur, is a tiny but beautiful coastal town located in the Thoothukudi district in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Famous for its temple......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 182 km - 2 Hrs, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Thiruchendur
    • Jan-Dec
  • 07Karur, Tamil Nadu

    Karur - Shoppers’ Delight

    Karur, a town located on the banks of Amaravati, is the head of Karur district of Tamil Nadu. To its south east, 60 km away lies Erode; to its west at a distance of 70 km away......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 142 km - 2 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Karur
    • Oct-Feb
  • 08Ambasamudram, Tamil Nadu

    Ambasamudram - The Bosom Of Mother Nature

    Ambasamudram is a small but picturesque town located in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. The Tamirabarani river runs by its side and it is situated on the foothills of......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 204 km - 3 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Ambasamudram
    • Oct-Mar
  • 09Trichy, Tamil Nadu

    Trichy - Where Tradition Meets Modernity

    Trichy or Tiruchirappalli is an industrial and educational city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Trichy is the administrative headquarters of the district by the same......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 132 km - 1 Hr, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Trichy
    • Oct-Mar
  • 10Kanjanoor, Tamil Nadu

    Kanjanoor - Navagraha Temple Of Lord Sukra

    Kanjanoor is a village located in the district Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. This place is situated on the Northern bank of Cauveri river approximately 18 km from the north east of......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 235 km - 4 Hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Kanjanoor
    • Oct-Mar
  • 11Alangudi, Tamil Nadu

    Alangudi Tourism – Navagraha Temple Of Lord Guru

    Alangudi is a beautiful village located in the Thiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu. It is approximately 17 km away from the main city of Kumbakonam. It is one of the 9 Navagraha......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 127 km - 2 Hrs, 20 min
    Best Time to Visit Alangudi
    • Oct-Mar
  • 12Kottayam, Kerala

    Kottayam – Idyllic City Of Letters

    Kottayam is an ancient city of Kerala. It is located in Kottayam district, one of the districts of the God’s Own Land. The city has a big contribution to print media and......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 246 Km - 5 Hrs 28 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kottayam
    • Throughout the year
  • 13Salem, Tamil Nadu

    Salem – Land Of Silk And Silver

    Salem is a city located in the North Central part of the south Indian state, Tamil Nadu. Located at a distance of 340 km away from the capital city of Chennai, Salem is also......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 237 km - 3 Hrs, 25 min
    Best Time to Visit Salem
    • Oct-Mar
  • 14Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu

    Sivakasi - Where The Shivalingam Of Kasi Resides

    Sivakasi is a city well renowned for its industries dealing with fireworks and matchboxes. It is located in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu. It is also one of the budding......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 78.8 km - 1 Hr, 25 min
    Best Time to Visit Sivakasi
    • Oct-Mar
  • 15Sabarimala, Kerala

    Sabarimala - Simply Divine

    Sabarimala is a famed Hindu pilgrimage spot located amidst the conclave of luxuriant forests. Situated in the Western Ghat mountain ranges, this place enjoys nature’s......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 178 Km - 4 Hrs 2 mins
    Best Time to Visit Sabarimala
    • Sept-Apr
  • 16Chottanikkara, Kerala

    Chottanikkara – Blessed By Gods, Blessed With Temples

    Chottanikkara is a scenic hamlet situated in the central part of Kerala. Located in the suburbs of Kochi in the Ernakulam district, this place caters to the religious sentiments......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 255 Km - 5 Hrs 29 mins
    Best Time to Visit Chottanikkara
    • Jan-Dec
  • 17Tirupur, Tamil Nadu

    Tirupur - Land Of Temples And Textiles

    There are not many people in South India who have not heard of the textile centre, Tirupur. It is located 47 kilometres away from the city of Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu. Textiles......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 186 km - 3 Hrs, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Tirupur
    • Sept-Jan
  • 18Thirunageswaram, Tamil Nadu

    Thirunageswaram - Navagraha Temple Of Rahu

    Thirunageswaram is located in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu and it is a panchayat town. This place is situated about 8 kms east of the city Kumbakonam. This town is......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 228 km - 3 Hrs, 55 min
    Best Time to Visit Thirunageswaram
    • Oct-Mar
  • 19Kumarakom, Kerala

    Kumarakom - To Holiday By The Bewitching Backwaters

    Kumarakom, one of the most sought-after travel destinations in Kerala, is a collection of small and scenic islands. Nestled on the Vembanad Lake (which is regarded as the......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 257 km - 5 hours 45 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kumarakom
    • Sep - Mar
  • 20Erode, Tamil Nadu

    Erode – A Land Of Industries And Agriculture

    Erode city is the headquarters of the Erode district in Tamil Nadu, India. The city is located at the heart of South Indian Peninsula, approximately 400 km Southwest of Chennai......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 204 km - 3 Hrs, 15 min
    Best Time to Visit Erode
    • Oct-Mar
  • 21Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu

    Kumbakonam - The Birth Of The City Of Temples

    Kumbakonam, also spelt Coommbaconum, is an alluring and pleasing town located at an idyllic spot, as it lies sandwiched between two rivers running parallel to each other.This......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 221 km - 3 Hrs, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Kumbakonam
    • Oct-Feb
  • 22Valparai, Tamil Nadu

    Valparai – Where Tea, Coffee And Wilderness Abound

    Valparai is one hill station not meant for the light-hearted. Placed at an elevation of 3500 feet above sea level, it is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Tamil Nadu.......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 239 km - 4 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Valparai
    • Mar-May
  • 23Munnar, Kerala

    Munnar - Nature’s Haven Of Harmony

    Munnar is an incredibly spectacular and irresistibly enthralling hill station located in the district of Idukki. Surrounded by winding terrains of mountains, this hill station......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 153 km - 3 hours 17 mins
    Best Time to Visit Munnar
    • Aug-May
  • 24Theni, Tamil Nadu

    Theni - Where The Air Smells Of Spices

    Theni, an important district in Tamil Nadu, is recently formed. It is situated in the laps of the Western Ghats and is an idyllic place to come for a holiday. This new district......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 76 km - 1 Hr, 25 min
    Best Time to Visit Theni
    • Oct-May
  • 25Thiruvalla, Kerala

    Thiruvalla – The Town Of Worship, The Town Of Stories

    Thiruvalla is a small, quiet town nestled on the banks of river Manimala in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. It is known as a ‘Temple Town’ and is rich with......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 277 Km - 5 Hrs 13 mins
    Best Time to Visit Thiruvalla
    • Jan-Dec
  • 26Thingalur, Tamil Nadu

    Thingalur – Blessed By The Moon God

    Thingalur, a small and charming town, is situated in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is at a distance of 18 km from Thanjavur and is easily accessible via good......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 218 km - 3 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Thingalur
    • Oct-Feb
  • 27Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu

    Rameshwaram – The Earth Abode Of Gods

    Rameshwaram, an unspoiled and a quiet town, lies in the state of Tamil Nadu and is part of the enchanting Pamban Island. The town is connected to the rest of the country via the......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 169 km - 3 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Rameshwaram
    • Nov-Feb
  • 28Idukki, Kerala

    Idukki – Visage Of Nature

    Idukki is an alluring retreat for tourists in God’s Own Country. Clad in dense green forest and crowned with verdant mountains, it boasts of Anamudi, the highest peak in......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 168 Km - 3 Hrs 25 mins
    Best Time to Visit Idukki
    • Throughout the year
  • 29Namakkal, Tamil Nadu

    Namakkal - The Land Of Gods And The Kings

    A city and an administrative district, Namakkal is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the southern part of India. Located in Tamil Nadu, Namakkal offers a wide......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 185 km - 2 Hrs, 40 min
    Best Time to Visit Namakkal
    • Oct-Mar
  • 30Dindigul, Tamil Nadu

    Dindigul - The City Of Food And Fort

    Dindigul is a city located in the state of Tamil Nadu. Dindigul derives its name from the words ‘Thindu’ which means pillow and ‘kal’ which means rock.......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 66 km - 1 Hr, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Dindigul
    • Oct-Mar
  • 31Kollam, Kerala

    Kollam - The City Of Cashews And Coir

    Kollam, best known by its anglicized name Quilon, is a city famed for its commerce and culture. As a coastal city lying on the shores of Ashtamudi Lake and as the headquarters......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 260 Km - 4 Hrs 54 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kollam
    • Oct-Feb
  • 32Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu

    Karaikudi – The Pride Of Chettinad

    Karaikudi is a municipal town located in Sivaganga district of the state of Tamil Nadu. The place is the most famous in the entire municipality because it is also the......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 89 km - 1 Hr, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Karaikudi
    • Oct-Feb
  • 33Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu

    Kolli Hills - A Pristinely Preserved Offering Of Nature

    Kolli Hills, a mountain range, is situated in the Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu, India. The mountains encompass a total area of approximately 280 km² and are about 1000......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 239 km - 3 Hrs, 55 min
    Best Time to Visit Kolli Hills
    • Jan-Dec
  • 34Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

    Thanjavur - Where The Cholas Once Reigned Supreme

    Thanjavur is a municipality located in the district of the same name that consists of six sub-districts. Thanjavur rose to importance during the rule of the Chola kings, who saw......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 189 km - 2 Hrs, 55 min
    Best Time to Visit Thanjavur
    • Oct-Mar
  • 35Swamimalai, Tamil Nadu

    Swamimalai - Piety, Pilgrimage And Pious Pondering

    Swamimalai is a town situated close to Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Literally translated, Swamimalai means “God’s......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 213 km - 3 Hrs, 35 min
    Best Time to Visit Swamimalai
    • Feb-Mar, Oct-Dec
  • 36Srirangam, Tamil Nadu

    Srirangam – The Island Of Temples

    Srirangam, an enchanting and spellbinding island town in Tiruchirapalli (otherwise called Trichy), is part of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Srirangam was known as......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 141 km - 2 Hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Srirangam
    • Oct-Feb
  • 37Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu

    Thiruvarur - Where Lagoons And Ancient Temples Dwell

    Thiruvarur is the headquarters of the Tiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu. It was earlier a part of Nagapattinam district before it was made into a district of its own. Thiruvarur......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 249 km - 4 Hrs, 5 min
    Best Time to Visit Thiruvarur
    • Nov-Apr
  • 38Courtallam, Tamil Nadu

    Courtallam - The Land Where The Water Flows

    Courtallam, popularly known as the ‘spa of the south’ is a township located in the Tirunelveli district of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Situated at a height......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 166 km - 3 Hrs,
    Best Time to Visit Courtallam
    • Oct-Jan
  • 39Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

    Coimbatore – Manchester Of The South

    Coimbatore is a city located in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. The city is the second largest city in the state in terms of area. It is considered the 15th largest city in......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 214 km - 3 Hrs, 50 min
    Best Time to Visit Coimbatore
    • Oct-Feb
  • 40Pollachi, Tamil Nadu

    Pollachi – Simply Scenic!

    Pollachi is located in Coimbatore district in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located in the southern Coimbatore Pollachi is the second largest town of the district. Its......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 187 km - 3 Hrs, 10 min
    Best Time to Visit Pollachi
    • Dec-Feb
  • 41Palani, Tamil Nadu

    Palani - A Holy Land Amidst Hills

    Located in the Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu, Palani is a beautiful hill station, the hills of which are part of the oldest mountain range in India. The name of the town is......

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    Distance from Madurai
    • 119 km - 2 Hrs,
    Best Time to Visit Palani
    • Oct-Mar
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