Tamil Nadu State
Things to do in Tamil Nadu State
Among the least known of India's architectural oddities, the Chettiar mansions are so fanciful and hyperbolic as to rival Disney. Crowded together in dusty villages, each seems to have an even more ornate façade than the next, an even grander pillared por
Opened in 1887 for the Queen Empress's jubilee; particularly fine goods are in the South Indian Women's Work Room.
A British colonial church built in 1821, modeled on London's Church of St.-Martin's-in-the-Fields
Take a short walk through the temple city's seven concentric perimeter walls, each traditionally inhabited by a separate caste, and come away with a blur of mostly superficial impressions of the "hall of 1,000 pillars" (there are actually 953). Seemingly
This Madurai temple was built in the 16th-century. There are those who refer to Madurai as a power center, claiming that the earth around the old temple emanates supercharged vibrations.
The temple, built in 1998, features high-tech robots of Krishna and Arjuna, and the temple's patron.