The Saraswathi Mahal Library in Thanjavur district is said to be one of the oldest libraries in Asia. This library is noted for being one among a few libraries in the world with texts of the medieval period.
Christmas and New Year holidays are a joyful occasion for a blissful vacation with family and friends. This time, plan your Christmas and New Year vacation in Tamil Nadu. Brimming with numerous Churches to attend the Holy midnight mass and plenty of stunning places for a rocking New Year celebration, Tamil Nadu is an awesome destination to spend your Christmas and New Year holidays.
Karthigai Deepam festival is essentially a festival of lamps which is celebrated grandly in the South Indian State of Tamilnadu and some parts of Kerala and Sri Lanka. Usually falls in the Tamil month of Karthigai (mid-November to mid-December).
Ulagalantha Perumal temple in Kanchipuram is one of the sacred 108 Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu. The Vamana avatar of Lord Vishnu is worshiped here. Built-in the Indo Dravidian style, Ulagalantha Perumal temple has grand structures, colossal pavilions and intricate carvings.
The State of Tamil Nadu in India is well renowned for its magnificent temples, rich culture and heritage sites. Tamil Nadu is also home to a large number of historic buildings, religious sites and heritage monuments, designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The history of Tamil and Tamil Nadu without Madurai is impossible. Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia. This ancient city is the last remaining mega-evidence of a glorious past of the oldest Kingdom in the world.