Kanchipuram Temples, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple, Kamakshi Amman Temple, Divya Desams

Kanchipuram Temples are some of the famous temples at Kanchipuram near Chennai in Tamilnadu state, India. Among Kanchipuram Temples, the most famous temples are Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple & Kamakshi Amman Temple. These 3 temples are called Mumurtivasam meaning ‘abode of trio’. Varadharaja Perumal Temple Varadharaja Perumal temple at Kanchipuram near Chennai. Varadharaja Perumal…

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Mukurthi National Park, Endangered Nilgiri Tahr

Mukurthi National Park near to the Otty Hill station, is part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, the first International Biosphere Reserve in India. Nilgiri Tahr inside Mukurthi National Park near Ooty Mukurthi National Park is spread over an area of 78.46 square kilometers on the western side of the Nilgiris Plateau. The park is also a…

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Government Museum Chennai, Roman Antiquities,Manuscript

Government museum or Madras Museum Chennai or Egmore Museum is the second oldest museum in India (after the Kolkotta Museum). Egmore Museum was opened in 1851 and has a rich collection of archaeological and numismatic items. The Museum is credited with having the largest Roman antiquities collection outside Europe. The Colossal Museum Theater, a 19th-century…

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Darasuram Airavatesvara Temple, Great Living Chola Temples

Darasuram is famous for the 12th century Airavatesvara Temple, built by Rajaraja Chola II. Airavatesvara Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Thanjavur Brihadeeswara Temple and Gangaikondacholisvaram Temple. These 3 temples are called the Great Living Chola Temples. Sanctum of Airavateshwarar temple at Darasuram Airavatesvara Temple is Dedicated to Lord Shiva. Deity of…

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Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple, Brahmotsavam

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple or Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple (official name) is an ancient temple in Dravidian architecture at Mylapore, Chennai. Shiva’s consort, Parvati in the form of Karpagambal is the main deity at this temple. Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple, Chennai Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple was built by Vijayanagar rulers of the Tuluva Dynasty which reigned from 1491 to…

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Vivekanandar Illam, Ramakrishna Mutt

Vivekanandar Illam is the house where Swami Vivekananda stayed for 9 days during his visit to Chennai in 1897 after his historic participation in the ‘Parliament of Religions’ in Chicago. There is permanent Exhibition at Vivekanandar Illam, on Swami Vivekananda’s Life & Indian Culture. Vivekanandar Illam on Marina Beach, Chennai. Biligiri Iyengar, a disciple of…

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Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve is a Tiger reserve in Kanyakumari & Tirunelveli Districts of Tamilnadu, India. Kalakad Wildlife Sanctuary and Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary were combined to form Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger reserve in 1988. Agasthiyamalai, the core area of the Tiger reserve, has been proposed as a national park. Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve is a ‘Project…

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Gangaikonda Cholapuram

Gangaikonda Cholapuram was constructed as the capital of the Chola Kingdom by King Rajendra Chola I, the son and successor to Great Chola King Rajaraja Chola, who conquered a huge territory in South India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Sumatra, Kadaram (in Malaysia), Cambodia and others, towards the start of the eleventh century A.D. Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple…

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Kiliyur Falls

Kiliyur Falls is a beautiful waterfall in Yercaud, near Salem, Tamilnadu state, India. This Falls is part of the Shervaroyan hill ranges of Eastern Ghats. View of Kiliyur Falls. Kiliyur Falls is formed by the overflowing waters of the Yercaud Lake, situated on top of the Yercaud hill station. The water from the falls fall…

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Palani Murugan Temple

Palani Murugan temple or Palani Arulmigu Shri Dhandayuthapani temple as it is called officially, is a world famous Lord Murugan temple on top of Palani Hills. near Coimbatore, in Tamilnadu state, India. View of Palani Murugan Temple from downhill. Palani Murugan Temple’s deity is Lord Murugan. Palani Murugan temple is considered as one of the…

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