5 Beautiful Monuments in Tamil Nadu

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Beautiful Monuments in Tamil Nadu
Beautiful Monuments in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is definitely a place to visit. A city which has a historic acknowledgement has got some beautiful monuments for you to visit. With no further introduction, let’s take you to a tour.Find the most attractive monuments in Tamil nadu in the following blog.

Monuments in Tamil Nadu

Thiruvalluvar Statue – Kanyakumari

Thiruvalluvar Statue Kanyakumari
Thiruvalluvar Statue Kanyakumari

A 133 feet (40.6 metres) tall stone sculpture of Thiruvalluvar, a Tamil poet and philosopher, is located in Kanyakumari. An interesting fact is that this status is located in the middle of the sea. The Thiruvalluvar statue is in a small island near the Kanyakumari beach. The ocean in which this statue is present is the one where the three main seas meet viz.; Indian ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea.

Accessibility:

Ferry services available from the shore of Kanyakumari beach.

ThirumalaiNayak Palace – Madurai

ThirumalaiNayak Palace Madurai
ThirumalaiNayak Palace Madurai – Monuments in Tamil nadu

Built in the 17th century, in the city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, the ThirumalaiNayak Palace was the main palace of the King Thirumalai, who ruled Madurai between 1623 and 1659. This palace is considered as one of the wonders of South India and it consists of classical structures. It is regarded as a national monument. The palace is so beautiful that it attracts lots of movie directors to do shooting here.

Open Timing:

9 AM to 5 PM

Entry Ticket: INR 10

Vivekananda Rock Memorial – Kanyakumari

Vivekananda Rock Memorial Kanyakumari
Vivekananda Rock Memorial Kanyakumari

Situated on the same island where the Thiruvalluvar statue is located, the Vivekananda memorial is a popular tourist monument in Tamil Nadu. It was built in 1970 in the honour of Swami Vivekananda and it is said that he attained enlightenment on the rock where this memorial is built.

Padmanabhapuram Palace – Nagercoil

Padmanabhapuram Palace Nagercoil
Padmanabhapuram Palace Nagercoil

20 kilometres away from Nagarcoil, there is a beautiful fort calledPadmanabhapuram fort. This was the former capital of the kingdom of Travancore. The palace is called as the Padmanabhapuram palace and it is exceptionally well built with brilliantly planned constructions. One should only visit to admire its beauty. In the palace, one could see a 300 years old wall clock which is still running.

When you visit this beautiful monument in Tamil Nadu, you would also be in the midst of the Veli hills, where this palace is located.

Open Timings:

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Shore Temple –Mahabalipuram

Shore Temple Mahabalipuram
Shore Temple Mahabalipuram

This beautiful temple with some exceptionally carved structures and pillars is built across the shore of Bay of Bengal. The Shore temple was built in 700 AD with blocks of granite. During the time of its construction, Narasimavarman II was the king of Pallava dynasty, and this place was the busiest port of South India. The Shore temple is recognized as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

It is located in Mahabalipuram, a village which is towards the south of Chennai.

Open Timings:

6 AM – 6 PM

Entry Fees:

INR 10 for Indian Citizens

USD 5 for Foreigners

Free for kids below 15 years.

Gathered all the details? It’s time for you to start planning a trip to this beautiful state right away.

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