Benedict Lopez takes a nostalgic trip to a couple of places in Tamil Nadu that are well known among Malaysian Hindus. Besides Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), where his ancestral roots lie, Kollam (Quilon) is the only other city in Kerala which is nostalgic to him. His late mother studied at the then-popular Tanchury Convent. The only other two cities in India that he is sentimental about are Trichy (Trichinopoly) in Tamil Nadu and Bengaluru (Bangalore) in Karnataka.
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17 Places To Visit In Thanjavur 2020 That Portrays South India’s Architectural Beauty!; Priyanka Banerjee; Travel Triangle
Did You Know These Facts About The Great Living Chola Temples of India?; Kriti Saraswat Satpathy; India.com
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Alluring history and legacy of artifacts of Tamil Nadu…
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Airavatesvara Temple is a Hindu temple located in the town of Darasuram, near Kumbakonam in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This temple, built by Rajaraja Chola II in the 12th century CE is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the Brihadeeswara Temple at Thanjavur, the Gangaikondacholisvaram Temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram that are referred to as the Great Living Chola Temples.
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Also famed as the “Rajarajeshwara Temple”, “Rajarajeshwaram” and “Peruvudayar Temple”, this temple is located in Thanjavur in the State of Tamil Nadu. This temple is amongst the largest temples of India, and is a part of the UNESCO World heritage sites. Although believed to be named after the king, it is precisely the presiding deity Lord Shiva who is known by the name of ‘Rajarajeshwara’.
This tallest temple in India’s Tamil Nadu is over 1,000 years old and its engineering is still a mystery to historians; Akanksha Jain; Business Insider
One of the prized possessions of India is this Brihadeshwara Temple in Tamil Nadu, which is an example of exemplary Tamil architecture during the Chola period.