One of the oldest cities of the country, Madurai is popularly known as the Temple Town of India. The history of Madurai dates back to the Sangam Period. Madurai has been ruled by many dynasties and undergone many social, cultural and political changes which has resulted in a fusion of varied traditions. The diversity that Madurai offers is evident in the rich cultural heritage. From the rule of the Vijayanagar Dynasty to the British rule, Madurai has gone through a series of variety.