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Home>>South India>>Tamil Nadu>>Historical Places of Tamil Nadu

Historical Places of Tamil Nadu

Aranthangi Fort, Aranthangi Fort travel, Aranthangi Fort tourism, Aranthangi Fort Historical Place, travel to Aranthangi] Aranthangi Fort

Aranthangi is the second largest town in Pudukkottai district. Aranthangi was the most populous locality in the south of the Thanjavur district till it was added to Pudukkottai.

Arjuna's Penance

Arjuna's Penance, perhaps the world's largest bas-relief, is the universe itself in stone, throbbing with a vastness of conception.

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Bharathiyar Illam, Bharathiyar Illam travel, Bharathiyar Illam tourism, Bharathiyar Illam Historical Place, travel Bharathiyar Illam

The greatest Tamil poets, Subramanya Bharathi (also spelt as Bharti) was born in Ettayapuram (around 600-km from Chennai), in 1882.

Fort St. George

The first bastion of British power in India now houses the Tamilnadu Legislative assembly and council and offices of the State's secretariat.

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Genji fort

It is located on the Tindivanam - Thiruvannamalai road about 25 kms. from Tindivanam and is about 132 kms. from Chidambaram.

Kamaraj Memorial House

Built in the memory of Shri Kamaraj, the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Kamaraj Memorial House is now a permanent gallery that showcases photographs and personal effects of Kamaraj

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Madras War Cemetery, Madras War Cemetery travel, Madras War Cemetery tourism, Madras War Cemetery Historical Place

Madras War Cemetery

The Madras War Cemetery, a tribute to the valiant men and women who laid down their lives in the Second World War, was set up in 1952 by the Imperial War Graves Commission

Manora Fort

The Manora fort is situated 65-km away from Thanjavur. The fort was built byRajah Serfoji in 1814 to commemorate the victory of the British over Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo.
 

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Padmanabhampuram Palace, Padmanabhampuram Palace travel, Padmanabhampuram Palace tourism, Padmanabhampuram Palace

Padmanabhampuram Palace

The ancient historical town Padmanabhapuram is one of the four municipalities in the district is 55 Km. south of Trivandrum, about two km. east of Thuckalay and 35 km. from Kanyakumari on the Trivandrum-Cape Comerin road.

Panchalankurichi and Kattabomman Memorial Fort

Panchalankurichi, is a small but historic village around 70km from Tirunelveli and18 km from Tuticorin.

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Rock Fort Temple, Rock Fort Temple travel, Rock Fort Temple tourism, Rock Fort Temple Historical Place, travel to Rock

Rock Fort Temple

Tiruchirappalli itself has a long history, going back to the centuries before the Christian era, when it was a Chola citadel.

Senate House

One of Chennai's most impressive architectural marvels, Senate House, at the Madras University campus on the Marina, was constructed under the supervision of Robert Fellowes Chisholm, one of the greatest architects of the 19th century.
 

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Sivaganga Palace, Sivaganga Palace travel, Sivaganga Palace tourism, Sivaganga Palace Historical Place, travel

Sivaganga Palace

Called "Gowri Vilasam", the palace situated in the heart of Sivaganga about 40 km from Madurai, was the seat of many Marava kings.

Thanjavur Palace

The rice bowl of Tamil Nadu, Tanjavur is a bustling country town situated 55 kms east of Trichy.
 

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The Corporation Campus

Named after Lord Rippon, the Father of local self-government, the foundation for the magnificent building was laid by Sir Gilbert John Elliot Murray Kynyn Mound Bart and Carl of Minto, then Viceroy and Governor General of India on December 12, 1909.
 

Thirumalai Nayak Mahal

The Thirumalai Nayak's palace is open to the public from 9.00a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
 

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Valluvar Kottam, Valluvar Kottam travel, Valluvar Kottam tourism, Valluvar Kottam Historical Place, travel to Valluvar

Valluvar Kottam

The memorial to the poet-saint Tiruvalluvar is shaped like a temple chariot and is, in fact, the replica of the temple chariot in Thiruvarur.
 

Vellore Fort

The fort is one of the finest examples of military architecture in South India.

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Vivekananda Illam, Vivekananda Illam travel, Vivekananda Illam tourism, Vivekananda Illam Historical Place, travel

Vivekananda Illam

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is another place in Kanyakumari which attracts large number of tourists.

 

More Historical Places in Tamilnadu

>> Aranthangi Fort

>> Fort St George

>> Genji Fort

>> Manora Fort

>> Panchalankurichi And ...

>> Vellore Fort

>> Arjuna Penance

>> Bharathiyar Illam

>> Kamaraj Memorial House

>> Madras War Cemetery

>> Padmanabhampuram Palace

>> Rock Fort Temple

>> Senate House

>> The Corporation Campus

>> Thirumalai Nayak Mahal

>> Valluvar Kottam

>> Vivekananda Illam

>> Sivaganga Palace

>> Thanjavur Palace  

 

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