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Posts Tagged ‘Dravidian architecture’

An Ancient Wonder : Vellore, Tamil Nadu’s Fort City

A city that’s quite contrary to its name!  Vellore a city that sits calmly on the banks of the Palar River, one that at first glance can surely have all wondering why it means a ‘City of Spears’! However on going through its glorious history, one finds that this beautiful city known for its stunning Dravidian [...]

Madurai : India’s Athens!

Architecture that will have you spellbound! … One of South India’s most picturesque temple towns, Madurai is one filled with exquisitely carved temples and monuments, so stunning that it’s earned the nickname the ‘Athens of the East!’ A spectacular blend of religion, history and beauty, this cradle of Dravidian tradition and culture is a picture [...]