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Chettinad type palatial house at Athangudi

This house is now more famous for film shoots and is called Athangudi glass palace (because of rows... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
DrValliappan
,
Coimbatore, India
via mobile
Chettiar experience

The Chettinad area is something to experience. If you just go for what the eye has to offer, you... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Katarina I
,
Joigny
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Sivaganga District, Kanadukathan, India
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This house is now more famous for film shoots and is called Athangudi glass palace (because of rows and rows of Mirrors from Belgium) in the central hall..imposing entrance with ornate hood, this grand house is on main road in old Athangudi..near Karaikudi in Chettinad...More

Thank DrValliappan
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Chettinad area is something to experience. If you just go for what the eye has to offer, you may not catch the true essence of what the Chettinad has to offer. Once it used to be a group of over 90 thriving villages whose...More

Thank Katarina I
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a palatial house which housed the prominent industrialists of the bygone era. There are some interesting architecture, stain glass work and old furniture on display. T

Thank Pinks09
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The place where to stay if you are just visiting Chettinad, in order to have a real feeling of the gorgeous past of this strange area

Thank brunofZ2809FK
Reviewed 5 February 2017

it is very interesting visit at what used to be a prosperous economic center, and rich society that did not know to adapt to changing times, worthwhile visiting

Thank nathan l
Reviewed 1 January 2017

walking around this town is memorable. you are taken back to a time when this was clearly a center of great wealth and now is just frozen and in a bit of decay. make the effort to arrange to visit a house or two (sometimes...More

Thank ronhU3053QL
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Short drive from Karaikudi, this little village has a huge Chettinad mansion and other interesting buildings. It's really quiet and we enjoyed walking around it for an hour or two. There is a Hindu temple with a man-made lake, the main mansion which you can...More

Thank asocrates
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This place several chettiar mansions. Chettiar families were rich with business acumen and had built great palaces. Unfortunately the famous Raja Muttaiah Chettiar palace was closed. But we saw another mansion with 50 plus rooms, c court Yard, a huge kitchen, and office space. Architecture...More

1  Thank Manjunath V
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Must see place.. You can travel through history and time.. through the life of Chettinadu.. Through Chettiyar Families... Most of them are vacant.. it will hunt your memories

Thank myshanavas
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

We drove a long way for about three hours but were told they have stopped allowing visitors inside anymore. So we had to make do with view from the outside.

Thank kodasrivatsa
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