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Place : Tamil Nadu

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Photos marked as were added from 1 October 2017.


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India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 This elaborately carved temple is one of the Rathas.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 A Ratha with a smooth roof.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 The Rathas are based on Hindu temple carts and are carved from single pieces of rock.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 Carved elephant.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 Carved grooming monkeys.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 Visitors to the shore temples.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 Later temple made up of stone blocks, some carved.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 Typical Tamil temple by the coast.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 Young girl.
India
Tamil Nadu
Mahabalipuram
 Lush scenery near the coast at Mahabalipuram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 The hilltop temple at Tirukkalikundram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Tirukkalikundram is reached by a steep flight of steps.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Pilgrims being carried up to the temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Priest feeding an eagle. This is an almost daily occurrance at the hilltop temple at Tirukkalikundram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Tamil pilgrim.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 A group of men from Rajasthan.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Three Rajasthani women.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Rajput man at the hilltop temple at Tirukkalikundram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 A group of pilgrims.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Woman resting.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Tirukkalikundram is a small town dominated by soaring gopurams.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Gopuram dominating the village.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 View of the village of Tirukkalikundram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 The village bathing tank is enormous.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 View of a rocky outcrop in the middle of the village.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Weavers.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Countryside near Tirrukkalikundram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Rural scene near Tirukkalikundram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Family members with a flower covered body awaiting cremation.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tirukkalikundram
 Hotel sign.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Pondicherry is built on the site of a 2000 year old Roman trading post. It was a French colony until 1951.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 The entrance to the Raj Navas, formerly the Governor's palace.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 A statue of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Pondicherry has many French buildings and a Mediterranian ambiance.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 French World War II memorial.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 The Church of Our Lady of Angels is one of many Catholic churches in the enclave.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Statue of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who was one of the founders of modern India.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 French buildings in Pondicherry, an enclave surrounded by Tamil Nadu but governed as a separate state.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Sama Koil is built over a Shiva shrine.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 The main square.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Tamil women in the main square in Pondicherry.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Shops and bicycles in the city centre.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Catholic nuns walking past a French style church.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Tropical village just outside the city.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Family of weavers near Pondicherry.
India
Tamil Nadu
Pondicherry
 Auroville is an international ashram (commune) outside Pondicherry founded in 1968 and covering an area of 20 square km.
India
Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram
Nataraja Temple
 The 49m high gopuram (gateway) of the Nataraja Temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram
Nataraja Temple
 Detail of the carved and painted gopuram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram
Nataraja Temple
 The temple dates from the 10th century and has an area of 13 hectares.
India
Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram
Nataraja Temple
 The Nataraja Temple is one of the largest in Tamil Nadu and is dedicated to the cosmic dancer incarnation of Shiva.
India
Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram
Nataraja Temple
 Elephant carved on the wall of the main shrine.
India
Tamil Nadu
Chidambaram
Nataraja Temple
 Detail of carved dancing girls.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Krishnagiri Fort
 Gingee is a complex of forts dating from the 13th century and connected by a 3km wall. This is Krishnagiri Fort.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Krishnagiri Fort
 Turrets and fort buildings on a boulder strewn hill.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Krishnagiri Fort
 The upper walls of the fort.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Krishnagiri Fort
 Pillared halls.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Krishnagiri Fort
 The fort covers and extensive area on the hill.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Krishnagiri Fort
 View from the Krishnagiri Fort at Gingee. The wall connecting the forts can be seen.
Rajagiri Fort is on the hill in the distance.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 View of Rajagiri Fort from the rural area between the forts.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 The fort is on a hilltop and surrounded by a wall.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 The Kalynya Temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 The stables at the foot of the hill.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 The buildings at the foot of the fort.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 Ornately decorated granary.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 Temple tank and pillared cloister.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 Villagers walking through the ruins.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 The countryside near Rajagiri Fort.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 A small Shiva shrine built into the rock.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 Small temple by the cliffside.
India
Tamil Nadu
Gingee
Rajagiri Fort
 The fort tops the hill.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
 Art shop in Kumbakonam, a small town of colourful temples.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Nageshwar Temple
 The gopuram of the Nageshwar Temple is vividly painted.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Nageshwar Temple
 Detail of the painted gopuram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Nageshwar Temple
 Hindu deities carved and painted onto the gopuram (temple gateway).
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Nageshwar Temple
 Erotic gopuram carvings.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Nageshwar Temple
 The courtyard.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Nageshwar Temple
 Children outside the brightly coloured Nageshwar Temple in Kumbakonam.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Nageshwar Temple
 Baby outside the temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
 Woman washing clothes in Kumbakonam. The script is Tamil.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
 A temple cart (rath).
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Sarangapani Temple
 Colourful gopuram at the Sarangapani Temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Sarangapani Temple
 The gopuram soars behind nearby houses.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Sarangapani Temple
 Detail of the figures on the gopuram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
 Two girls in Kumbakonam.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
 Flower stall.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
 Kumbakonam is famous for its makers of idols.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Kumbeshwara Temple
 The small but highly decorated gopuram of the Kumbeshwara Temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Kumbeshwara Temple
 The street outside the temple entrance.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
Kumbeshwara Temple
 Carved figures in the temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Kumbakonam
 Decorated cow for the Pongal festival.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The Brihadeshwama Temple is surrounded by a fortified wall and moat.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The temple has two gopurams (carved gateways). This is the outer one.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The inner gopuram.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 Detail of the inner gopuram of the Brihadeshwama Temple.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The Nandi (Shiva's bull) is 6m long and 3.7m high and carved from a single piece of granite.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The 63m high vimana is topped by a capola carved from a single piece of granite weighing 81 tons.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The vimana stands on a three storey base.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 Detail of the vimana (tower).
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The 81 tonne cupola over the main shrine.
India
Tamil Nadu
Tanjore
Brihadeshwama Temple
 The entrance to the main temple which dates from the 10th century.

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