Kanchipuram – “The City of Thousand Temples”, is a delightfully enchanting marvel dotted with a thousand temples that bear testimony to the excellent craftsmanship of sculptors and artisans of ancient South India. Matchless in its beauty and enigmatic in its architecture, the temples in Kanchipuram are absolute wonders that eyes have ever beheld. Deemed as […]
Athi Varadhar 2019: A Grand Celebration Once in FORTY Years!
Here comes the most awaited grand festival of Athi Varadhar Utsav2019, which happens once in every forty years. We all knew that “The city of Silk” Kanchipuram is world-renowned for its pure rich silk sarees, yet another feather in the hat of Kanchipuram is this 2000 years old Athi Varathar Temple. Tamilnadu Tourism offers and […]
Madras Day – Celebrate the History and Heritage of Madras
The capital city of Tamil Nadu is going to celebrate its 380th birthday on August 22nd of 2019. Madras day is celebrated on 22nd of August month every year. Chennai is considered as Metropolitan Area because it is the fifth largest city and 36th largest urban area by population in the world. Chennai is among the most visited Indian cities by foreign tourists.
The coastal resort town of Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu hosts a group of monuments that are together regarded as one of the ‘Seven Wonders of Tamil Nadu.’ The historical importance of these structures has been recognized by the UNESCO who has inscribed the monuments as a World Heritage Site. 40 ancient temples and monuments dot the sites. Most of these monuments were built during the Pallava dynasty.