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Yelagiri Hills Photos - A hill station near Chennai
Yelagiri is a small hill station which is located in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The altitude of this hill station is around 1410 meters above sea level and it is one of the most visited hill station by the people from Chennai.This hill station spreads around 30 kilometer square area and it is fully connected through road.

Posted By Satheesh Babu


Brihadeeswarar Temple(Periya Kovil) at Thanjavur - A world heritage site photos
Brihadeeshwarar Temple at Thanjavur is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is build by Raja Raja Chola I in 1010 AD. As in the case of the South Indian dynasties such as the Pallavas, Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagara, Hoysala etc dynasties no part of the temple walls or columns are left blank but are filled with carvings of intricate and fascinating details. There are thousands of such statues in the Thanjavur Brihadeeshwarar temple. This temple is commonly called as Thanjavur Peruvudaiyar Kovil or Thanjavur Periya Kovil in Tamil. This place is recognised by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

Posted By Shankar Adisesh


Thiruvidaimaruthur Sri Mahalingaswamy Temple Pictures
Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple is one of the Panchakrosha Sthalas located near kumbakonam. The Ammbal Shrine is one of the Sakthi Bheetas. Chakkara Maha Meru is installed here. Uma, Vinayaka Muruga, Thirumal, Lakshimi, Saraswati, (Deities), Vashista, Agasthya, Pattinathar, Badragiriyar, Romarishi, Kapila, Markandiya rishi, (Saints). Sivavakiya (Siddhar) Varagunadeva, Sukeerthi, Veerasena, Chitrakeerthi, Uvanasuvan, Maandada, Vasuman., Anjatthuvasan (Kings), Nandagan (Brahmin), Vedas, Airawatha (Elephant vehicle of Indra) and others are bestowed with grace by the Lord.

Posted By Satheesh Babu


Alamparai Fort in ECR Road Pictures
Alamparai fort is one of the least known historic places found on the southern outskirts of Chennai. It is around 100kms away from Chennai through ECR Road and is very near to Pondicherry. The Fort is believed to be constructed by Muslim rulers around 18th century and what we see now is the broken remains of the Fort. This place is very picturesque since it is on the shores of Bay of Bengal and has scenic backwaters. With a neat sandy beach and backwater the broken Fort is treat to our eyes and is a perfect place for a weekend outing. If you are a photographer, you will love this place since the landscape is very unique with sandy beach, backwater and a Fort closer to each other. Other than this, the beach and backwater has abundant of shells, crabs, fish, etc. Some of the pictures clicked at Alamparai is below.

Posted By Satheesh Babu


DakshinChitra Photos - Display of Traditional Homes of South India
DakshinChitra is a heritage village constructed in 10 acres of land at MuttuKadu, ECR Road, Chennai in Tamil Nadu. This village exhibits various traditional houses of South Indians living in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra and Kerala. This is one of the must see places around Chennai where you can experience the lifestyle of traditional South Indians. All the traditional houses here exhibits the instruments, house hold items which they were using those days. Apart from the traditional houses, there is a handicraft bazaar for shopping, restaurants and day to day handicraft activities like candle making, pot making, etc which we can experience.

Posted By Satheesh Babu