Madurai- Gate Way to Heritage and Culture

by Admin On 28/02/2014 - 1:35 AM

Madurai- Gate Way to Heritage and Culture

 Madurai History dates back 2500 years. It is One of the oldest continuous cities in the world. Madurai is Cultural centre of TamilNadu. Other names of madurai is  city of Jasmine flowers,City of festivals,The temple city, Thooganagaram( the city with out sleep).

Madurai is kingdom of The Pandyas, Cholas, Pallavas, Haysalas, Vijaynagar and Madurai Nayaks

  • Madurai flourishes under the Pandiya kings till the 10 AD
  • Cholas rule from the 10 – 13th AD
  • Malik Kafur raids Madurai
  • Vijayanagar kingdom in Madurai-  Vijayanagar Empire & Krishnadevaraya
  • Thirumalai Nayakar

Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, a blend of Dravidian, Islamic and European styles.Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal (Vijayanagar kingdom)