Travelers are voting Thirumalai Nayak Mahal as the best palace in Madurai. There are 2 palaces in Sivagangai a city just 48 km from Madurai and 1 palace in Kanadukathan which is 90 km distant. The most popular of these are Thirumalai Nayak Mahal in Sivagangai and Chettinad Palace in Kanadukathan. You can find 7 palaces in Tamil Nadu and 183 palaces in the country of India. Our members favorite in Tamil Nadu is Padmanabhapuram Palace and Tsuklakhang Palace is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of palaces in Madurai.