Tamil Nadu is known for its rich heritage and history. There are several historical monuments in Tamil Nadu that are worth visiting. Here are some of them:
Brihadeeswara Temple - This temple, located in Thanjavur, was built by the Chola emperor, Raja Raja Chola I, in the 11th century. It is known for its towering vimana (temple tower) and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Meenakshi Amman Temple - This temple, located in Madurai, is dedicated to the goddess Meenakshi, and is one of the oldest and largest temples in Tamil Nadu.
Shore Temple - This temple, located in Mahabalipuram, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was built in the 8th century by the Pallava dynasty. It is known for its beautiful carvings and its location by the beach.
Gangaikonda Cholapuram - This was the capital of the Chola dynasty during the 11th century and is known for its beautiful temple, the Brihadeeswara Temple, as well as other monuments.
Thirumalai Nayak Palace - This palace, located in Madurai, was built in the 17th century by King Thirumalai Nayak and is known for its Indo-Saracenic architecture.
Tanjore Palace - This palace, located in Thanjavur, was built by the Nayak dynasty in the 16th century and is known for its beautiful paintings and sculptures.
Rameshwaram Temple - This temple, located in Rameshwaram, is one of the holiest temples in India and is associated with the epic Ramayana.
List of historical monuments in Tamil nadu like Gingee Fort, Naicker Mahal, Mahabalipuram, Rock Fort, Thanjavore Temple etc. with profile, contact info and website links.
- Gingee Fort, Tamilnadu : An information portal of Gingee fort in Tamilnadu.