As a staggering administrator, intense warrior, a magnanimous philanthropist, and a lover of beautiful art and architecture, Raja Raja Cholan is an inevitable character in Tamizh and world history.
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.