Located on the exotic coastline of Tamil Nadu, the region of Chettinad showcases a true picture of the state’s cultural heritage and rich art. A must visit place in Tamil Nadu, Chettinad is widely appreciated for its specimens of Dravidian architecture, historical artifacts, mansions and exotic cuisines.
To start with the Chettinad tour, one can choose to visit the numerous temples, which are scattered all over the region. These temples are known to be built by the Cholas and other popular historic dynasties, that once ruled Tamil Nadu. Popular temples that fit under such an introduction are Vairavan Kovli temple, Kundrakudi Murugan temple, Chettiar Clan temple and Karpagavinayagar temple.
Besides the historic temples, one can also look for museums in Chettinad. Prominent amongst them are Kamban Mani Mandapam, Kaviarsar Kannadhasan Mani Mandapam and Chettinad Musem. Counted as one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region, these museums served as the residence of renowned Tamil poets and writers.