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Wonders Of Tamilnadu..

  1. 1. WONDERS FROM TAMILNADU
  2. 2. Madurai Meenakshi temple.
  3. 3. <ul><li>This enormous construction is from 16 th century done by the Nayaks, spread on 180,000 square meters. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>It has 12 temple towers, minimum height being 50 meters. The southern tower is the tallest with 53 meters ht. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pancha (5) Rathas Mamallapuram.
  6. 6. <ul><li>They are from late 7 th century by the Pallavas. and all are monolith Indian rock-cut architecture . </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>These corridors are around the temple lined with ornamental pillars, as long as 1 km in length . </li></ul>
  8. 9. ROCK FORT, TRICHY
  9. 10. <ul><li>Specialty of this rock : It is the oldest , dating back to 3800 million years. And is the only rock (hillock 83 mts ht) in the flat plains of the city Trichy.. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>. </li></ul>VIVEKANANDA ROCK MEMORIAL
  11. 12. <ul><li>Vivekananda rock memorial is a sacred monument built on a rock in the ocean 500 mts off mainland. Swami Vivekananda said to have swam to this rock for meditation in 1852 to attain enlightenment </li></ul>
  12. 13. The Senate House at Chennai
  13. 14. <ul><li>Completed in the year of 1873, in the University campus, It displays a unique blend of Indo Saracenic style of architecture.. </li></ul>
  14. 15. PRAGADEESWARAR TEMPLE TANJAVUR
  15. 16. <ul><li>One of the tallest temple tower, (65 meters), with a unique feature, the shadow will never occur during noon at anytime of the year. </li></ul>
  16. 17. KANADUKATHAN CHETINAD PALACE
  17. 18. <ul><li>It is huge extending over 40,000 square feet and rooms embellished with use of Burmese teak wood, Italian marble and English steel. </li></ul>
  18. 19. THE END

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