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Historical Monuments in Tamil Nadu

The state that flaunts a rich heritage and has clung to its history in this modern era; Tamil Nadu is often visited for its beautiful monuments. The monuments are evidence of the skills and excellence of the artisans of former times. One fine characteristic of ancient architecture here is that the temples have towering gopurams and are adorned with rock-cut inscriptions.

Tamil Nadu, as it possesses priceless monuments, is also addressed as The Cradle of Dravidian Culture. Its cities/towns Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, Tirunelveli and Madurai are gemlike when it comes to heritage and history. Madurai’s Meenakshi Temple is an iconic structure, with neat detailing in its carving and the right scheme of color.

Mahabalipuram’s Shore Temples, especially its Rathas have a magnetic pull that attracts hundreds of travelers. Also, finest specimens of Dravidian Architecture, The Great Living Cholas Temples hold the front seat in Tamilnadu’s heritage and history scenario. Mystery and tales conspire to make these monuments stand out and be admired.