Mahabalipuram dance festival is one of the remarkable festivals in India, completely dedicated to the traditional fine arts of the country. This year 2019, the event begins from 25th December to 15th January.
The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is a also a home for famous and beautiful temples in Tamilnadu. With its rich spiritual history, dravidian architectural style and marvelous structures, the temples in Chennai are noteworthy to visit. Here are the top 10 most popular and important temples in Chennai.
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.
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.