Chennai to Madurai Weekend Holiday Packages
Madurai holiday packages from Chennai for your weekend trip
Although Madurai is not much of a shopping destination, you can spend your time looking around the colorful chaos of the marketplace. It is well known for its produce of beautiful textiles. Puthu Mandapam located just inside the eastern entrance of Meenakshi Temple is where you can get your hands on some cotton and batiks. There are a number of handicraft shops that are located near the temple that have an array of exhibits on display, from souvenirs to artifacts. The Government Poompuhar Handicrafts shop, Cottage Arts Emporium and the Madurai Gallery is the place for hand-woven silks and cottons, lamps, wood and stone carvings.
Weekend Getaways in India