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Private Tour: Madurai Day Tour of Gandhi Museum and Meenakshi Amman Temple
"You will be picked up by your guide at your hotel in Madurai at 9:00 AM and then head off to the Meenakshi Amman Temple. This Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River is dedicated to Parvati and her consort Shiva. Afterwards you will visit the Gandhi Museum established at 1959. It showcases a part of the blood-stained garment worn by Gandhi when he was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. After sightseeing you will stop for lunch around 1:00 PM at your own expense. After lunch visit Thirumalai Nayak palace originally dating back to636 AD. You will see it is a classic fusion of Dravidian and Islamic architecture. The original palace complex was four times bigger than the present structure.Then you will visit the Tiruparamkundram Temple known for its ancient temple of Murugan. The temple is the first among the Six Abodes of Murugan and is one of the most visited tourist spots in Madurai. At around 4:30 PM you will be transferred back to your hotel."""
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Private Cultural Day Tour of Madurai
"Meet your guide at your Madurai hotel railway station or the airport. Begin your private tour by spending some time visiting Meenakshi Temple one of the most famous landmarks of the temple city. Meenakshi Temple is dedicated to the goddess Meenakshi (considered a form of Parvati) and is complete with a sanctum for her consort Sundareshwarar (or Siva). The complex itself is a splendid example of the south Indian Dravida architectural style. Four immense gopurams or temple towers crown the gateways at each cardinal direction easily visible from a distance. Each tower is encrusted with more than a thousand brilliantly painted sculptures depicting an assortment of mythological and auspicious themes. It is traditional to enter through the south gopuram and unusually worship the Goddess before her consort. Next
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Private Tour: Madurai Day Tour of Gandhi Museum and Meenakshi Amman Temple
"You will be picked up by your guide at your hotel in Madurai at 9:00 AM and then head off to the Meenakshi Amman Temple. This Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River is dedicated to Parvati and her consort Shiva. Afterwards you will visit the Gandhi Museum established at 1959. It showcases a part of the blood-stained garment worn by Gandhi when he was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. After sightseeing you will stop for lunch around 1:00 PM at your own expense. After lunch visit Thirumalai Nayak palace originally dating back to636 AD. You will see it is a classic fusion of Dravidian and Islamic architecture. The original palace complex was four times bigger than the present structure.Then you will visit the Tiruparamkundram Temple known for its ancient temple of Murugan. The temple is the first among the Six Abodes of Murugan and is one of the most visited tourist spots in Madurai. At around 4:30 PM you will be transferred back to your hotel."""
From $55.00

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Trip to Dhanushkodi

This is the place where the Indian ocean and the Bay of Bengal meet. This is a sacred spot as Lord Rama came here after defeating Ravana to perform certain rituals to absolve him of the sins of...
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Visit Kothandaramaswamy Temple

This temple is located between Dhanushkoti and Rameshwaram. It is believed that Vibhishana, the noble brother of the wicked Ravana sought refugee at this place with Lord Rama. It is also in this place...
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A visit to the Ramanathaswamy temple

Only Hindus are allowed inside the sanctum santorum of the temple. This temple has an outstanding architecture. However I could not take any photos since photography is prohibited. However the net has...
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Largest Temple Corridor in India

The corridor of Ramnathswamy Temple at Rameshwaram is the largest temple corridor in India. The temple has 1220 metres of magnificent corridors and has 1200 gigantic granite columns. Ramnathswamy...
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Fishermen village

I visit a fishermen village forget name near Rameswaram and I found ton of fish drying on outside and inside of houses.Rameswaram is an important fishing center of Tamil Nadu. The town is famous for...
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Ramnathswamy temple

Ramnathswamy temple was built in the 17th century. Situated close to the sea on the eastern side of the island, this temple is famous for its 1200 gigantic granite columns. The 54 metre tall gopuram...
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Ramanathaswamy Temple

Spread over fifteen acres this massive temple complex is an important pilgrimage centre for Hindus .Part of the temple complex dates back to the 12th century.The complex also has India's largest...
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Pamban Bridge

You have to pass through the Pamban bridge to reach Rameswaram.Park your vehicle on it for half an hour to enjoy the spectacular views of the ocean and experience the ferocious winds.And if you have...
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World's Longest Temple Corridor-Rameswaram Temple

A visit to Rameswaram temple would take at least half a day, especially if you wish to take the obligatory religious bath at the various wells. If you desire to visit Danushkodi also, set aside a full...
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Gandhamandana Parvatham

About 3 kms from the Ramaswamy Temple is the Gandhamandana Parvatham, the highest point in the island. Climb up to the terrace and a wonderful sight awaits you as the entire island is visible from...
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Kothanda Ramar Temple

Barely 12 kms from the Ramaswamy Temple is the Kothanda Ramar Temple, a sub-temple of the Ramaswamy Temple where, the Ramayan say, the brother of the demon king, Ravana, Vibhishana, surrendered to...
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Beaches In Spiritual Paradise

The two beaches, Ariaman and Vallinokkam are both virgin territory. The former is on the Palk Bay side where the waters are calmer as is about 30 kms from Rameswaram. The latter is 37 kms via Erwadi...
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Panchamuka Hanuman Temple

The Panchamuka Hanuman Temple is located only 2 kms from the Ramaswamy Temple. The idols of Hanuman, Lord Rama and Sita were re-located here after the devastating cyclone of 1964 at Dhanushkodi. An...
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The Conch Island - Danushkodi

Dhanushkodi is a mere strip of land barely 1 kms wide and 20 kms long. It is roughly 3 kms from the Rameswaram Temple. It may be reached by boat or by surface transport or, if you prefer the...
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