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Storytrails Madurai

35 Krishnarayar Tank Road | Opposite George Oaks, Madurai 625001, India
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Great morning, great guide

I chose to do the morning tour and learn about the old town and it’s streets surrounding the... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Freoroamers
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Fremantle, Australia
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Once upon a Madurai - Delightful

This was the highlight of our visit to Madurai. Of course, we visited Meenakshi temple, but I had... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
Sara S
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New Delhi, India
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India exists in her stories. Join Storytrails on thematic story-based walks and short tours that zigzag through the beat and pulse of the city. Some fact, some fiction, some myth, some superstition... Take back a slice of the local life, complete with its mélange of customs, traditions and myths.Don’t merely visit Madurai. Be a part of the story!
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35 Krishnarayar Tank Road | Opposite George Oaks, Madurai 625001, India
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I chose to do the morning tour and learn about the old town and it’s streets surrounding the temple. The tour started at 7am outside one of the temple gates. There was only three of us, but the guide had a great system of earpieces...More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you very much for your detailed review and recommendation! We had the best time walking with you, and love being challenged. We're storytellers, and are always looking for answers (and tales, of course). The streets of Madurai are lovely in the mornings and...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

This was the highlight of our visit to Madurai. Of course, we visited Meenakshi temple, but I had been there before. To be able to walk around the streets of Madurai, and learn the stories associated with the streets and the town was fabulous. Swapna...More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Dear Sara, We had a fantastic time walking the streets of Madurai with you, and telling you its stories! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Storytrails

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We took the early morning tour. Just a truly magical walk as the city wakes up. From the booking process to the actual walk all worked like clockwork. The stories were amazing as was the storyteller. The walk pace was pleasant, water was provided and...More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Dear Pat, Thank you for your kind words - we enjoyed showing you the best of Madurai and are glad you're taking back fond memories of it! Thanks, Storytrails

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Very interesting and informative walk. Our guide was lovely and her stories fascinating. A perfect way to discover the area around the temple. Early morning is perfect time to walk these streets.

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Hello, Thank you for walking through Madurai with us, and for taking the time to leave us a review. It's great to know you found the stories interesting - we hope to see you on more walks too! Thanks, Storytrails

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

We were so enriched by the Storytrails walking tour. It animated what seemed to be a sprawling, overwhelming city that was almost exclusively identified with its temples in the tourist info. It was as if we followed a narrative thread that kept changing colors as...More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Hello, We are humbled by your kind words - thank you! Our endeavour is to tell our guests stories that they would otherwise never hear. The city of Madurai is full of them, and we're so glad we got to share them with you. We...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Wonderful walk through old streets while listening to to old stories and fairytales with some real facts thrown in.

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Hello, Thank you for walking with us! It's great to know you enjoyed the trail in Madurai - do give us a shout when you are in Chennai or Pondicherry. Thanks, Storytrails

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We enjoyed Swarma's gentle, humorous and articulate storytelling. It provided a singular way to think about Madurai and, in particular, the temple at the centre of the city. Storytrails provides a professional and well-considered approach to walking tours that adds an original layer to one's...More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review and recommendation! It's great to know that you enjoyed the stories and walk through the city of Madurai with us. We will pass on your compliments to Swana, and hope to see you soon again. Thanks, Storytrails

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

Storytrails was the best tour guide experience I had in India. Our guide, Shubasree, was incredibly friendly and engaging, and she really knew her stuff. She opened my eyes to a whole new side of Madurai that I had no idea existed. We did the...More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Dear Andrew, We're grateful for your kind words and wonderful review, and will pass on your compliments to our teams. There are some truly fascinating stories behind the life and culture of Madurai, aren't there? Thank you for walking with us - we're glad to...More

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

We took part in 3 story trails all excellent and the leaders are local with excellent English and well informed. There is no better way to learn about myths history culture religion and social aspects than walking and absorbing the atmosphere. I have limited mobility...More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Hello, Your review has made our day! Thank you very much for your kind words and recommendation. The walk through Madurai is designed to help our guests truly absorb the thriving culture all around - we're glad to hear you had such a good experience....More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018

We tried to join this tour when we arrived in Madurai but it was booked out so ended up going on our last evening in India. As it was only my husband & I, to make the tour viable, it costs a little bit more....More

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Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails Madurai, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Dear Cabra, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review on Tripadvisor. We're happy to know that you and your husband enjoyed the walk through Madurai with us, and that we were able to share interesting information with you through...More

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