Madurai is very well known for its markets. Nearby the Meenakshi temple, you will find the North Avani St, which the daily vegetable market. You will find a huge number of vegetable shops here. In the thick of it, if you go upstairs to the first floor, you will find a lovely flower market. There are a variety of flowers here and especially the marigold and the jasmine flowers are quite popular among the buyers.