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After having visited Kochi with its Backwaters and the Periyar Lake in the state of Kerala, we continue our tour to Madurai.
Originally called Madhurapuram, the city derives its name from the divine nectar (Madhu) that was showered from the locks of Lord Shiva according to a popular belief.
The temple city of Madurai is situated on the banks of the River Vaigai. Madurai is now the second largest city in Tamil Nadu, and is among the most important pilgrimages for Hindus.
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