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.
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