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Meenakshi Temple


The city of Madurai has one of the most ancient heritage sites in India. The famous Meenakshi Temple is truly representative of the cultural ethos of India and the temple is very well linked to the classical and modern Tamil literary wealth.

 

The temple can be considered to be a splendid art gallery with each stone and image eloquently proclaiming the rich tradition and vibrant culture. The temple complex is breathtakingly beautiful. The fort like walls punctuated by lofty towers look extremely imposing.

 

The architectural beauty of thousand pillared hall is exquisite. In terms of craftsmanship, there is no doubt about the fact that it is second to none. The temple offers an exceptional panoramic view of the city of Madurai and the beauty of the temple will immediately strike an onlooker. The image of Goddess Meenakshi is made of green stone and people from all over India and the world visit the temple.

 

The intricate rock-cut sculpture that can be seen in the Meenakshi temple stand testament to the rich and wonderful tradition of this country. This is one temple in Southern India where you must go to get an idea on the culture and heritage of India.



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