Madurai teems with cloth stalls and tailors' shops. A great place for getting cottons and printed fabrics is Puthu Mandapam, the...
Meenakshi Amman Temple
The abode of the triple-breasted goddess Meenakshi (‘fish-eyed’ – an epithet for perfect eyes in classical Tamil poetry) is considered...
Foodies Day Out
Dhivya Mahal Restaurant
One of the better multicuisine restaurants not attached to a hotel, Dhivyar Mahal is clean, bright, air-conditioned and friendly. The...
Art Museum information
Lonely Planet review
Within the Sri Meenakshi temple complex, housed in the 1000-Pillared Hall, is the Temple Art Museum . It contains painted friezes and stone and brass images and good exhibits on Hindu deities.