The south Indian
city in the state of Tamil Nadu
. A city with a rich cultural heritage and one of the ancient centers of Tamil
culture. The Meenakshi amman temple
is one of the most important(and striking) landmarks of this city which was the capital of the Pandya dynasty
This city was also visited by the famed traveller Megasthanes and the Pandyas are supposed to have established trade with Rome as early as 1 BC.
The city also plays the backdrop for one of the greatest epics of Tamil literature, Silappadhikaram written by the Tamil poet Elangovadigal.
The Madurai district
is also famous for it's Jasmine