Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu and it’s a huge metro with a population bulging every year. Whoever plans a tour of the south of India never forgets to take some time out to visit the city and its adjoining places of interest. One such hugely interesting place is Madurai which was earlier known as Madura. It is a historical city which has its roots back in the Roman Civilization of the ancient world. The city was much bigger than what is Chennai today. It had trade links with ancient Roman cities. Tourists from around the world visit this ancient city to have a glimpse of the city’s life, its culture, tradition, way of life, the markets and many temples over here. Tourists are primarily interested in the celebrated Meenakshi Amman Temple. The temple is a dazzling masterpiece which is ranked among greatest temples of India and its size and magnificence make it an object of pan-India admiration. The temple is an epitome of India’s ability to embrace the greatness of the past and the innovations and spirit of modern times. The temple belongs to a period which was medieval and is present in Chennai and at the same time Chennai is home to IT hub that drives the economy of the city. Chennai has the energy and strength of a metro city on one hand and it has the laidback time of the past captured in the present in the form of this temple and other so many temples here. Madurai is one of the oldest cities in India which was once ruled by Pandya kingdom. The dynasty lasted for a long time till it was dismantled by another ruler. It is said that Madurai has been in existence since 4th century B.C. The city finds a mention in the Roman and Indian texts and scriptures. Even the Arabs knew about this city and they visited it for trade and commerce. Whenever you happen to visit Chennai to see this magnificent edifice you should do a sensible thing to book a hotel or an OYO room here. OYO rooms are very special for its attractive pricing and professional service. The reservation can be done online and if you do so, you will breath easy and you won’t have to rush from place to place to find an accommodation. Once within the four walls of a resting place, you will definitely have time to chalk out your further tour programme. And there are hotels in Thirunagar Madurai. There are a number of other temples in the city besides Meenakshi temple. The Meenakshi temple is situated in the heart of the city of Madurai. Maha Kumbabhishekam is an elaborate ritual performed here in the temple happened in 2009 after a painting work was done. There is one thing of great interest for the tourists on the pillars of the temple. The pillars are engraved with ‘yaali’, a mythical creature similar to a dragon. The ceilings of the temple are also hugely attractive due to ancient paintings that adorn them.
OYO rooms and comfy rooms in the hotels of Madurai
There are hotels in Thirunagar Madurai. For a restful stay in one of the places in Madurai where you get an accommodation, you may try one of many OYO hotels. OYO rooms are famous being excellent in hospitality and economical. There are so many hotels in the area where you may have to check in where they might accept your card payments. Now a days, most hotels accept them. Hotels will provide you with a complimentary breakfast and free parking. The free parking is a big boost to your confidence because finding a parking place in the burgeoning Indian cities is quite challenging. The rooms of these hotels are quite spacious and commodious. You will find AC and TV inside the rooms. Food is served either in the rooms through room service or you may dine at the hotel’s restaurant. There is attached washroom fitted with Geysers and bathtub. There is housekeeping service also.