Rathna Residency Hotel
Travel Blogs from Madurai
We went from Amritapuri- Kochi by train to Madurai - about 9 hours. Madurai is a large sacral centre famous for awe-inspiring Sri Meenakshi Temple complex dedicated to Siva as Sundareswara (handsome god), and his wife Meenakshi (goddess with fish eyes). The temple is a beautiful example of Dravidian architecture with gopurams (towels) covered from …
We arrived late in the afternoon to the city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
We had time for a wonderful meal of spicy lamb, tandoori chicken, and veg Pulao.
They have a ceremony here each evening at the Shree Meenakshi temple. It is an interesting story and has been going on here since the time of the Egyptians. Here is the …
We took our car and driver to Madurai. It was a spectacular drive. We stopped by a spice garden to view various spices. I took a few photos and learned a lot about spices.
The drive down the eastern side of the Western Ghats was beautiful! We drove from 5000 feet to the town of Madurai, which is in the state of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is …
... something out of a horror movie. Black streaks were smeared onto the walls and the squat toilet had obviously spent a few minutes with Sean. I gave up at that point. Lauren picked up my slack as she always does and went off hunting for a hotel, but nearly half an hour later had turned up nothing. So I backpacked up and we went off together to try one last place down the road. It was also full. Nearly despairing, in pain ...
... formalities of having his passport checked.
Madurai felt like it had a lot of energy and excitement. Unfortunately, both Hannah and Shaff didn’t as they had caught a cold and felt rough, so we ended up spending most of the first day at the hotel. We had to get out in the end as we were all going a bit stir crazy and so we went to the 17th century Thirumalai Nayak Mahal in the late afternoon. This beautiful palace is built ...
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