tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari

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Main Attractions and tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari

 

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Mariamman-Theppakulam-Madurai
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam (Tamil:????????? ?????????? ????????????) is the pond located near to Vandiyur Mariamman Temple and situated at a distance of about 2 km from the Meenakshi Amman Temple. Literally, Teppakulam means temple pond mainly used for devotional festivals.

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Tirumalai_Nayak_Palace-Madurai
Thirumalai Nayak Palace is a 17th-century palace erected in 1636 AD by King Thirumalai Nayak, a king of Madurai’s Nayaka dynasty who ruled Madurai from 1623–59, in the city of Madurai, India. This Palace is a classic fusion of Dravidian, Islamic styles. The building, which can be seen today, was the main Palace where the king lived.

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Madurai Meenakshi Temple-Madurai
Meenakshi Amman Temple ( Other names : Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple or Tiru-aalavaai [1][2] or Meenakshi Amman Kovil) is a historic Hindu temple located in the southern bank of river Vaigai[3] in the temple city[4] of Madurai,It is dedicated to Parvati who is known as Meenakshi and her consort, Shiva, named her as Sundareswarar.The complex houses 14 gateway towers called gopurams, ranging from 45-50m in height, the tallest being the southern tower, 51.9 metres (170 ft) high,[6] and two golden sculptured vimana, the shrine over sanctum of the main deities.

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Koodal alagar temple -madurai

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Pazhamudhir Solai, Madurai
Pazhamudircholai is a Hindu temple, located about 16 kilometres north of Madurai, India atop a hill covered with dense forests. One of the six important abodes (Arupadaiveedu) of Lord Muruga, it is close to the Vishnu temple of Azhagar Kovil.

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Agni theertham-Rameshwaram
Agnitheertham is a pilgrim place where in people believes that taking bath in the place washes away their sins. The temple is constructed facing the eastern direction and there is a large lake in the temple whose water is considered to be holy enough. There are about 22 wells in this place and it is one amongst the 12 jyotirlings of India. The water of all the 22 wells has different taste and one can taste the waters of all of them so as to have all flavors of life in it.

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Ramanatheshwaran Main Temple-Rameshwaram
Rameswaram, (also spelt as Ramesvaram or Rameshwaram) is a town and a third grade municipality in the Ramanathapuram district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. According to legend, this is the place from where the Hindu god Rama built a bridge,across the sea to Lanka to rescue his consort Sita from her abductor Ravana. The Ramanathaswamy Temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva is located at the centre of the town and is closely associated with Rama

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Panchamukhi -hanuman-temple-Rameshwaram
PanchMukhi Hanuman Temple quiet close to the Rameshwaram Bus Staion . This is just like any another Lord Hanuman Temple except that you will find the floating stone …which was used by ‘Nal – Neil ‘ to build the stone bridge to Sri Lanka

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
dhanushkodi-Rameshwaram
Dhanushkodi or Danushkodi (Tamil: ?????????) is a town/village at the southern tip of the Rameswaram island, at the eastern coast of the Tamil Nadu state of India.Hindu scriptures says that at the request of Vibeeshana, brother of Ravan and ally of Ram, Rama broke the Sethu with one end of his bow and hence the name Dhanushkodi,It is said that Pilgrimage to Kashi will be completed only after the worship at Rameswaram besides a holy bath in Dhanushkodi at the Confluence of Mahodadhi (Bay of Bengal) and Ratnakara (Indian Ocean).

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Pamban Bridge(Indira Gandhi Bridge)Rameshwaram
There is a huge granite Nandi on the 800th step on the Chamundi hill in front of a small Shiva temple a short distance away,This Nandi is over 15 feet high, and 24 feet long and around its neck are exquisite bells,

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Vivekanandha Rock-Kanyakumari.
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a sacred monument and popular tourist attraction in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, India. The memorial stands on one of two rocks located about 500 meters off mainland of Vavathurai, India’s southernmost tip. It was built in 1970 by the Vivekananda Rock Memorial Committee in honour of the visit of the great spiritual teacher Swami Vivekananda to Shripada Parai during the month of December 1892 for deep meditation and enlightenment.

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
133ft Tiruvalluvar Statue-Kanyakumari.
The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and saint Tiruvalluvar, author of the Thirukkural. It was opened on January 1, 2000 (Millennium) and is located atop a small island near the town of Kanyakumari, where two seas and an ocean meet; the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean . The statue has a height of 95 feet (29 m) and stands upon a 38 foot (11.5 m) pedestal that represents the 38 chapters of “virtue” in the Thirukkural. The statue standing on the pedestal represents “wealth” and “pleasures”, signifying that wealth and love be earned and enjoyed on the foundation of solid virtue.

tourist places between Madurai Rameswaram and Kanyakumari
Bhagavathi Amman(Kanyakumari Amman)Temple-Kanyakumari
Sri Bhagavathi Amman Temple is an important temple situated near to Nagercoil – colachel State highway in Mandaikadu .This Temple was built in kerala tradition in very simple style. Holy trees for this temple are Bo Tree and Neem . Pujas is performed four times daily. Mandaikadu Bhagavathi Amman Temple is known as a Sabarimala for Women. The 15 feet tall anthill is the Bhagavathi amman. Women visit the temple with the Irumudi (a bundle containing puja items for the Goddess) as men go to Sabarimala.