Quick Guide about Madurai for Travelers Out There!

Madurai Tourism
Madurai Tourism | Image Resource: wikimedia.org

The ‘City of Junctions’, Madurai is famous as one of the oldest inhabited cities in India. This city is famous for its Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple and is a pilgrim town. Madurai is a popular tourist destination and a cultural hotspot. It also served as the capital of the Pandyan dynasty in the past. Now, it is popular for its architecture, cuisine, and shopping apart from being a pilgrim spot.

Madurai is nestled on the banks of Vaigai River in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also famous as ‘City of Jasmine’, and ‘City that never sleeps’. Madurai is mentioned in the Tamil classical epic, Silappatikaram which is about Kannagi who revenge her husband’s death. The city’s history dates back to the 3rd century BC. Today, it is one of the major cities in India. It has many industries related to IT sector and services, textile and automobiles industries.

The prime attraction in this city is the Sree Meenakshi Amman Temple. It is one of the most popular temples in South India. This is a huge temple and extends beyond 6 hectares of area. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is named after his wife goddess Parvati. Kulasekara Pandya had built this temple. It is famous for architectural brilliance and has a hall with thousand pillars.

Famous Cafes In Madurai:

Madurai is now more than just a temple town. Madurai tourism remains at peak throughout the year. It also serves as the gateway to various hill stations such as Munnar and Kodaikanal. This city has developed greatly and has modernized to a great extent. There are many fine restaurants and hotels in the city. With the generous tourist activity in this city, the hospitality industry is well-established. There are many famous cafes in Madurai.

Check-out the list of some popular cafes in the city:

1. British Bakery Cafe: One of the most popular cafés in Madurai city is British Bakery Café. It is a classic bakery with a cafeteria. They serve premium quality bakery products and fresh coffee to enliven your taste buds. It is a great place to hang out with friends. The ambiance of this place is excellent and relaxing. The staff in this café offer brilliant service.

2. C For Café: For Sandwich and Coffee head to this café. They also serve a variety of burger and mojito, cold coffee. The hot chocolate shakes, mocktails, pizzas, and fries are must try here. If you are craving for delicious brownie or falooda, the there this is just the right place for you. This café has an amazing atmosphere and is an ideal place to spend good times here with your favorite people.

Café Coffee Day
Cafe Coffee Day | Image Resource: livemint.com

3. Café Coffee Day: It is one of the most popular café brands in the world. Here, you can find a wide variety of hot and cold drinks. Choose anything from classic filter coffee, cappuccino to cranberry latte. The Inverted Cappuccino and Vanilla Cappuccino are some popular drinks from this café. They also serve burger, cake and a huge range of latte including red velvet latte, cafe latte, hazelnut latte, etc. It is a perfect place to enjoy, espresso, and cafe mocha with friends.

There are many other amazing places in the city such as Cafe Ecstasy, Sri Vishalakshi Coffee Bar, etc where you can have fun and coffee with our friends, or loved ones.

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