Fortune Pandiyan Hotel
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... the time had come to visit the temple at the heart of this city. Apparently Sri Meenakshi is one of the biggest or most important or busiest or something temples. Honestly every temple has some claim to fame here and I can no longer keep track. I guess it brings in the cheddar via donating worshippers. Some research suggests in the order over 60 million rupees (approx USD $1 million) a year for this particular temple.
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... rub you on the top of your head with its trunk. The entire building was made of stone, with carvings all around. Hundreds of people were filing into an area that only Hindus could go into - this is very much a living temple unlike some of the others were had been to, which resembled museums. After wandering around for about an hour, we left the temple and met our driver who had been waiting outside with our cameras. He introduced us to a friend ...
... from the state.
Madurai is one of India's most ancient cities, dating from at least the 3rd century BC and was known to have traded with the Roman Empire. Madurai's main sight is the Meenakshi Amman Temple, considered to be the most architecturally spectacular in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu temples are characterized by several enclosures within each other, each with tall towers called ...
... for teaching sisters across the world through Aravind’s network. All pretty cool stuff. And whilst we both left feeling like we really managed to do something really worthwhile and achieve our goals in the end, my God was it a challenge on the way there! Impossible to get into it all… so here are just a few examples:
· It took both of us at least a week to work out what the hell we were actually expected to do. In many ways we ...
... a fashionable place to buy food. It has been promoted by British television chefs and has been used as a film set. Notable films with scenes filmed in the streets around the market include: Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004).
Regent Street: Fortnum and Mason
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFortune Pandiyan Hotel Madurai
It is one of the best hotels in Madurai with good facilities. The rooms were clean and comfortable and had a good night sleep after a long drive from Bangalore. We were 3 families with 4 kids and had a good time. Unfortunately could not spend much time as we were halted enroute to Kovalam. There is a good pool and also some lawns around for the children to play.
The morning breakfast spread was good with both indian and continental. The overall rates were high - however with the assurance of welcome group , it is worth it.
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