#travelwithgdp Fact: Madurai is popularly called Thoonga Nagaram meaning the city that never sleeps, on account of the active nightlife. The city attracts a large number of tourists from within the country and abroad. About 9,100,000 tourists visited Madurai in 2010, including 524,000 foreigners. Madurai is now attracting medical tourism also.
Description: Yellow yellow dirty fellow. Even though the saying describes yellow negatively, there is some uniqueness about it. Madurai has three bus terminals, namely, Mattuthavani Bus Terminus (MIBT) and Arappalayam (for intercity buses) and Periyar Bus stand (for intracity buses). There are 12,754 registered three-wheeled vehicles called auto rickshaws which can be seen parked everywhere in the city demanding exorbitant fares to commuters especially if you are an outsider.
Autos can be used specifically to visit places like the Gandhi Memorial, Alagar Koyil and Thirumalai Nayak Palace.
Next up a complete guide to visiting Rameswaram and Madurai. Keep a lookout.
Place: Periyar Bus Stand, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Date: July, 2018
Shot On: @oneplus 3
Travelling With: Prabhu Sr.
Places Visited on Trip: Madurai, Rameswaram, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India
Trip Total Days: 4 Days
Budget Required: INR 10,000