Chithirai Festival

Type :Cultural
Month : April & May
Location : Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Chithirai Festival - Madurai : This festival Brings the enactment of the Celestial Wedding of Meenakshi with Sundareswarar. During this festival Lord Vishnu rides on his Golden Horse Chariot and arrives at the venue of his Sister Meenakshi Wedding. Tourist Festival is being organized by the Department of Tourism with the Thirumalai Naiker Mahal to showcases the Tradition and Culture of the State, during the Pongal Festival days. The Tamil Nadu Government conducts a month long Chithirai Exhibition during the Chithirai Festival is another Tourist Festival of Madurai.

How to Get There

By Air

It is connected by Air with Chennai & Mumbai. Madurai Airport is 10 Kms away from Madurai City.

By Rail

It is connected by Rail with all major cities Chennai and Tirunelveli. Madurai is on the Madurai-Tiruchirappalli-Dindigul-Quilon line. The Vaigai Express, which is a super-fast day train between Chennai Egmore and Madurai, takes 7 hours for the 495kms.

By Road

Madurai is well connected with all major cities through National High ways 7 & 45. The Pallavas during the seventh century. Madurai City has 5 Major Bus Stand.