Meenakshi Temple is located in madurai a city in the state of Tamilnadu, India. The Meenakshi Temple is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
The best time to visit the Meenakshi Temple is during the winter season especially during the month of October to march. The months of April and March also apt for visiting the temples. At this time Chittirai Festival is held there. Madurai city is fully covered by Hotels, Lodges and so many Mahals for staying.
The famous to see in this temple is Monuments and architecture.In the meenakshi temple 11 gopurams are there the most attractive one of them is at the southern entrance rising to a height with a parabolic curves. Meenakshi Temple contains 55 Shakti peetams. There are 1000 pillars in the Meenakshi Temple. There are 33 million carvings in the Meenakshi Temple. The Meenakshi Temple is also called as Twin Temple. The most important festival in this Temple is Meenakshi Thirukalyanam. The Hindu festivals like navratri, shivratri are celebrated in a grand manner. The spring festival is celebrated in vaikasi.
Madurai is connected by air from various places of the world. Madurai airport is 10km from the city. Madurai has rail connections to Mumbai, Chennai, Kollam, Rameshwaram, Bangalore, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Thirupathi and Tuticorin etc. There are excellent road connecting Madurai to all parts of south India like those ways reach the Temple. In Meenakshi temple they are not allowing to take photographs.