India – Tamil Nadu South (Madurai, Thanjavur, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Dindigul)

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 World Heritage Sites
  • Great Living Chola Temples
  • Western Ghats
 Tentative WHS
  • Chettinad, Village Clusters of the Tamil Merchants (15/04/2014)
  • Padmanabhapuram Palace (15/04/2014)
  • Silk Road Sites in India (20/01/2010)
  • Sites of Saytagrah, India’s non-violent freedom movement (15/04/2014)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Meenakshi Amman Temple
 Borders
  • India mainland (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Kanniyakumari (Tamil Nadu)
  • Mandapam, Pamban and Adam's Bridge
  • Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu)
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Madurai
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Tamil Nadu: Muttom
 Airports
  • Madurai (IXM)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Maharajas’ Express
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Tamil Nadu - Madurai: Rani Mangammal Palace (Ghandi Museum)
 Religious Temples
  • Madurai: Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Nagapattinam: Velankanni Church
  • Palani: Murugan Temple
  • Rameshwaram: Ramanathaswamy Temple
  • Thanjavur: Brihadeeswara Temple
  • Velankanni: Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health
 Modern Architecture Buildings
  • Rameswaram: Rameswaram TV Tower
 Experiences
  • A wedding (at least 3 days!)
  • Bhuddist chanting
  • Diwali
  • Experience Holi
  • Krishna Janmashtami
  • Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage
  • Play field hockey
  • Play/hear Sitar
  • Practice yoga
  • Taste Indian Roti
  • Vesakha
 Lighthouses
  • Tamil Nadu - Muttom: Muttom Lighthouse
 Beaches
  • Tamil Nadu: Tharangambadi
 Waterfalls
  • Thalaiyar Falls
UNESCO 1010 Thanjavar Big Temple.
Madurai
Meenakshi Temple
The most Indian temple In India
The tip of India
UNESCO 1010 AD 217' Brihadisvara Temple.
India - Tamil Nadu - Thanjavur - Brihadeshwara Temple