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#1 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
... of Gods and Goddesses will surely delight all who behold them.Built by the great King, Raja Raja Chola in 11 th century, the big temple has been declared as world heritage site and maintained by the ASI
This monumental granite temple , the finest example of Chola architecture and now an UNESCO World Heritage Site was built by King Rajendra I Chola in 1010 .
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#2 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Wonderful architecture that is preserved well despite some damage here and there due to nature, wear & tear etc.. Please visit during the day to enjoy the great sights within the temple complex.
I recently visited this place with friends.The temple is located very near to famous kumbakonam.The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and maintained quite well.The carvings in the temple are its beauty and ea...
#3 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
very nice calm temple , excellent view ....god meenakshi amman looks so beautiful ... excellent architecture.... there are several doors to the temple...very big temple... ...good beautiful temple to see.... super...
Best time to visit - early mornings Must do - visit both the shrines (Meenakshi Amman and Sundereshwarar), the large Ganesh statue, 1000 pillar hall, sit in the steps of the pond and enjoy views of the temple towe...
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Sri Ayyappan Temple Tiruchirappalli
#4 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
#5 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
it was amazing to view the bhaktha aanchaneyar sway in this temple, a very big statue, felt peacful while round the temple.
If you are a devotee of Hanuman or love to visit spiritual sites this is much see place.
#6 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
This temple definitely deserves to be a heritage site.
One has to view this spectacular architecture that was constructed ages ago by d early Pandyas.
Sri Ramana Ashram Thiruvannamalai
#7 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
I just love the place - everything about it - the view of Sri Arunachala from here, the quiet and peace of the surroundings, the positive vibes in the meditation room and the amazing monkeys and peacocks around.
Sri Ramana Maharshis ashram is the global landmark for Tiruvannamalai, situated in the foot of the sacred Mount Arunachala, a majestic Siva Lingam thats draws the faithful from alĺ over the globe.
Pamban bridge Rameswaram
#8 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Great view from Train.... Spectacular view ... great build ... enjoyed with family... lot of ppl watched and great sea breeze... must watch place...
Lovely sight - excellent to view - and do photo shoots of the lovely beach and surrounding sights .
#9 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
The temple is massive and richly carved with sculptures really beautiful architecture, fresh air plus a great view surrounding clear open Mon-Sun : 06:30 AM - 08:30 PM There is a massive Nandi(bull) is in front th...
Excellent Historical Site built by Rajendra Chola
#10 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
A holy pilgrim site for millions of devotees in faith of our lady of good health.Nearest railway station is Velankanni Station and next is Nagapattinam!!
Great Pilgrimage site
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#11 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Kumbabishekam (Consegregation) is preparations are underway..still one of the best temples in Chettinad, TN India is full of devotees..some views apart from Shade net covered Gopurams..
Visit this temple to get a good view of the stone architecture.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Tiruchirappalli
#12 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
The temple site is on a large island bounded by the Cauvery River and Kollidam River.It is vast and planned as a temple town with Sapta-Prakaram design where the sanctum, gopuram, services and living area are co-l...
take your time and enjoy the beauty slowly, and most important thing, is to climb the balcony, right at the entrance, for a small fee, and you will be able to have a fantastic panoramic view.
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Arunachaleshwara Temple Thiruvannamalai
#13 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Dotted with smaller shrines of Ganesha and other deities the outer courtyard opens into the middle and then the last courtyard gives you the view of the temple with a backdrop of Holy Arunachala !
... and calmly and without any rush, any day other than full moon day should do ( except one or two spl events day ) And trekking lovers, can climb up on this mountain and could have stunning view of this temple.
#14 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
When you stop at Velankanni to visit the Basilica, be sure to roam around this beautiful pilgrimage site and visit the other chapels and shrines.
#15 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
The monuments of mahabalipuram are ancient Indian sculptures dating back to 8th century A.D. well preserved historical sights and one of the UNESCO world heritage sights It's totally worth a visit.
There are three parts to this well-preserved archaeological site with stone temples and temples that were carved out of big rocks, all beautifully "adorned" with amazing sculptures carved on their sides.
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Descent Of The Ganges Mahabalipuram
#16 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
These carvings are the epitome of Pallava art and this World Heritage Site is a must visit for all....
This is amongst other sites close by which makes Mahabalipurum a world heritage site and a wonderful place to spend a few days.
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Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Chennai (Madras)
#17 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Excellent place to be in the evening - Great divine and peaceful experience - Beach view from the temple - Have idols of almost all major God
A peaceful, serene site of worship and devotion, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple at Injambakkam, Chennai contains within it the essence and energy of Sri Sai Baba of Shirdi.
#18 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
It starts with the off road & bumpy JEEP ride... Slowly passing through tea plantations with amazing views... Finally reach at Highest tea plantation in the world... Amazing experience with excellent tea...
Nice to visit the place Munnar tours This place are in the world highest tea plantations Mountain queen Sun rises Mist and fogy Nature view 1932 tea factory
#19 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
The temple is one of the holiest Hindu Char Dham (four divine sites) sites comprising Badrinath, Puri and Dwarka.
... gopurams, but a lot of minor obstructions – people have put up tin roofs and sign boards and the ubiquitous electric lines (these were present in almost every temple we visited), all conspired to mar a good view.
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#20 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
There are lots temples, shrines, ponds, spiritual landmarks along the path.
Great view of Arunachala from both the temples.
Adiyogi Shiva Coimbatore
#21 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
As you approach the site you get to see Shiva sitting at foothills of blue mountains and meditating facing the blue sky; the combination of the nature, the color and wonderfully crafted face of the god makes the s...
As per Guniess book of the world record.. yogeshwar linga and adiyogi both are consecrated by Sadhguru... View of mountains.... also awesome....Must visit if you are around Coimbatore
Kapaleeshwar Temple Chennai (Madras)
#22 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
The devout visit this Shiva temple for its 'strength', my visits though are to view its beautiful architecture and I still cant escape the positive energy its exudes.
There is also an interesting mythological story about why Lord Shiva's consort is worshipped as Goddess Karpagambal at this sacred site.
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Kailasanatha Temple Kanchipuram
#23 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
This is ASI protected site and architecture is simply superb.
This temple looks like a prototype design build... Please note "The views below are personal and is limited to the knowledge of the writer " They are built on a massive granite foundation which is basically the py...
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Jambukeswarar Temple Tiruchirappalli
#24 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Apart from the spiritual point of view this temple is architecturally superior.
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Arjuna's Penance Mahabalipuram
#25 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
This enormous carving on granite boulders is one of the great ancient art works of India, one of the largest bas reliefs in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Sun is gradually rising atop us .... its now the time to visit other sites like Krishna's Butter Ball, Varaha cave temple and many more ....... Over-all, an amazing site to enjoy if you are fond of sculptures ....
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#26 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
one of the oldest temples around and every one should visit to view the sculptures and art work on the ceiling .
Beautiful temple,worshiped by Kamadhenu cow,even today we can view Kamadhenu at the back of lord Siva.
#27 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Visiting this temple during pooja and aarti will be a good experience to view the "Chidambara rahasyam".
One of the Pancha Bhoota Stalam representing the Akasha Lingam. 2 hrs drive from pondicherry with sights of green fields.
#28 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
The temple premises are spacious, with huge doors and wide hall to view the huge Ganesha idol.
Take permission/pay and get closer to the sanctum and get full view of the great ganesha
#29 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
Great engineering marvel ... Best place for great views and good photography..enjoy the nice views of Bay of Bengal..
It was an amazing view of the sea and rail bridge connecting the mainland and the Pamban island - the sight of the train crossing the sea is unforgettable.
Sri Parthasarathy Temple Chennai (Madras)
#30 of 1,008 Sights & Landmarks in Tamil Nadu
The priests then sprinkled holy water on the crowd and everyone was allowed to go on the dais to view the deities from close proximity.
This is one of the Historically important landmarks of Chennai.which should be in your Must visit list.