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The Dravidian heartland
Visit Madurai to get in touch with the soul of the Tamil ethos. This is the ancient capital that traded with Europeans and watched over the essence of the Dravidian culture. Madurai is synonymous with the iconic Meenakshi Temple with its intricately carved towers that can resemble the pagodas or the Mayan structures.
Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world with a recorded history from 3rd century BC. Discover the cradle of South Indian culture and tradition here.