At a distance of 5 Kms from Madurai Junction Railway Station (on NH 49, in the direction of the banks of Vaigai river), Vandiyur Mariamman Temple is constructed within the reminiscence of Lord Vigneshwara. It’s a widespread temples close to Madurai metropolis.
It has an enormous tank within the compound of the temple and is the most important tank within the area of Tamil Nadu. The tank is full of water all 12 months lengthy and the idol of the temple too was obtained from the underside of the tank, whereas it was dug within the olden occasions and therefore the temple was constructed at that place itself. So the tank gained its reputation since then and the temple too was constructed in its reminiscence.
Float competition is performed within the month of Jan/Feb within the tank in a vibrant manner, which attracts 1000’s of vacationers.
Timings: eight AM to 7 PM