Madurai is the oldest and the second biggest city of Tamil Nadu. Legend says; on the auspicious moment, some heavenly nectar fell from the matted locks of Shiva. Then Lord Shiva blessed city and its people. The story of Madurai orbits around the Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple. This gorgeously sculpted temple is the main attraction of Madurai and its large Gopurams towers over the city. Exactly there are 985 pillars and each of them is skillfully carved. Among these are the musical pillars which create music when touched. The temple has been a center of Tamil culture and has been sponsoring research, artwork, music, and dance in the neighborhood for a long time. The temple also has an art museum.