The temple town of Tamil Nadu, Madurai boasts of some really famous temples such as the Meenakshi Amman Temple and the Alagar Koyil. Some of the really exciting places to visit in Tamil Nadu can be found here. In the month of April, there are crowds of people, lakhs of them actually, who have come for the Chitri rai Festival that celebrates the marriage of Lord Sundareshwar and Goddess Meenakshi. Some of the other places to see here include Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, the Koodal Azhagar Temple and the Gandhi Museum. The Vaigai Dam over the river Vaigai is quite magnificent and is a favoured picnic spot for many especially during the evenings.