Heritage Sites in Tamil Nadu

Heritage Sites in Tamil Nadu

Top Heritage Sites in Tamil Nadu recommended by travellers

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  • Type: Heritage Site
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Arjuna's Penance, Mahabalipuram
Rank 47
Ranked 47 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Arjuna's Penance is approximately 30 m long and 9 m high relief that is made on two massive boulders. It is one of the most popular popular 7th and 8th century stone carvings at Mahabalipuram. The carving has figures of Gods, semi divine creatures, beasts, birds and animals... Read More »
"Best place to take snaps"May 30, 2016 "Great carvings"Mar 23, 2016
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  • Type: Heritage Site
99%
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Pancha Rathas, Mahabalipuram
Rank 94
Ranked 94 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 11 Reviews
Five Rathas is a rock-cut temple built in late 7th century by the Pallavas. These Five Rathas are named after the Pandavas and other characters of Mahabharata. Draupadi Ratha, Dharmaraja Ratha and others   comprises the five rathas.   UNESCO has classified... Read More »
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  • Type: Heritage Site
50%
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Raj Bhawan, Ooty
Rank 118
Ranked 118 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Raj Bhawan or the Government House in Ooty is located on the ridge of the western slopes of Doddabetta. This house lies on the outskirts of the South Easter quarter of Ooty Before heading towards Ooty, the governors of Madras used to visit this place, which was declared as the... Read More »
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  • Type: Heritage Site
80%
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Dakshinachitra, Mahabalipuram
Rank 148
Ranked 148 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.7 / 7 1
15 Ratings & 13 Reviews
Dakshinachitra is a heritage village situated on the Mahabalipuram beach and is 25 km from Chennai. Tourists visit this place to see the heritage homes from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This village is developed as a model village representing the 19th... Read More »
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  • Type: Heritage Site
99%
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Krishna's Butterball, Mahabalipuram
Rank 284
Ranked 284 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Krishna's Butterball is a large rock balanced on the hillside on the other side of the Mahabalipuram beach. It is a huge boulder located on a hill slope near the Ganesh Ratha. The rock is around 5 m in diameter and is resting on 45 degree angle and is famous spot among... Read More »
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