Places to explore in Rameshwaram, Madurai & Kanyakumari


If you are planning to hit the roads in order to make a little escapade from the daily humdrum of city life, welcome to the Southern part of India which is full of wonders and what not! Places like Rameshwaram, Madurai and Kanyakumari have always been major tourist destinations of our country. Now it’s your time to explore these three amazing places!

Places to visit during South India tour:

Places to visit in Madurai:

Sree Meenakshi Amman Temple:

Sree Meenakshi Amman Temple

One of the most famous temples of South India, this temple is dedicated to the God Shiva and is famous for the imposing structure. Check out the rich historical background of the temple. Also, don’t forget to witness the state museum and the thousand-pillar hall of this temple.

Samanar Hills:

Samanar Hills

This hill top is located just 10km away from the Meenakshi Temple. From the top, you will get a pleasant view of the entire Madurai. If you are fond of solitude, then this is the place for you.

Koodal Azhagar Temple:

Koodal Azhagar Temple

Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, this temple is located at the southern part of Madurai. This temple, like many others brings out the rich cultural heritage of Madurai. Do visit this temple.

Places to visit in Rameswaram:

Ramanathaswamy Temple:

Ramanathaswamy Temple

One of the twelve Jyotirlinga Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple plays an important role in the spiritual tourism of South India. Not only do the Shiva devotees, even the Vasihnavites find this temple very much important for their own religion. Do visit this place.

Jada Tirtham:

Jada Tirtham

This is a sacred pond which is said to be the place where Rama had washed his matted hair after he killed Ravana. Do visit this place.

There are other important places for you to visit in Rameshwaram. Do check out Danushkodi Temple, GandhamadhanaParvatham, Adam’s Bridge, and the famous Water Bird Sanctuary. Once you have finished visiting all of these places, next stop is Kanyakumari.

Places to see in Kanyakumari:

Kanyakumari Temple:

Kanyakumari Temple

Check out the unique architecture of this temple which is also one of the most important temples of our country.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial:

Vivekananda Rock Memorial

This place is 100meters away from the shore. The small temple on the rock is so enticing and looks so beautiful that you must visit this place.

Padmanabhapuram Palace:

Padmanabhapuram Palace

This old granite fortress used to be the residence of the Travancore rulers. Check out the intricate carvings and the unique architectural brilliance of this fort.

If you want, you can always think about Rameshwaram Madurai Kanyakumari tour package for your trip. Make sure to make the most out of your trip. It would be better if you start off from Madurai, then go to Rameshwaram. Once you are finished with this place, hop on to the south most point of our country, Kanyakumari.

All three of these places are wonderful and you will have a great time exploring the unique temples, hills, sea, and the people of this part of our country. Happy journey!

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