Madurai is an energetic, ancient city on the river Vaigai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Madurai has a rich historical history in the sense that Lord Shiva himself performed 64 wonders called “Thiruvilaiyadals” Megasthanes visited Madurai as early as 3rd Century BC. Many people from Rome and Greece later visited Madurai and developed trade with the Kings of Pandya.The town has a number of historic monuments, with the most famous being the Meenakshi Temple and the Tirumalai Nayak Palace. Madurai, in South Tamil Nadu, is an important industrial and educational hub. The town is home to numerous manufacturing companies in the automotive, rubber, chemical and granite companies.