Historic Places in Tamil Nadu

Historic Places in Tamil Nadu

Top Historic Places in Tamil Nadu recommended by travellers

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  • Type: Historic Place
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Theosophical Society, Chennai
Rank 223
Ranked 223 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Theosophical Society is one of the popular attractions in the city of Chennai. Located along the Adyar River, Theosophical Society of Chennai was founded by Annie Besant in the year 1875. The idea of the Theosophical Society originated in the United States of America. But... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
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Thanjavur, Thirukkadaiyur
Rank 304
Ranked 304 of 1927
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Thanjavur is an ancient city of the Chola kings who ruled between the 11th and 14th centuries. The Cholas were instrumental in making the city a learning and cultural centre of India. It is also known as the Rice Bowl of South India, as rice is the main crop cultivated in the... Read More »
"Thanjavur"Oct 20, 2017 "Ancient wonder"Mar 6, 2016
  • Type: Historic Place
Dolmen Circle, Kodaikanal
Rank 514
Ranked 514 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.1 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Dolmen Circle, located in  proximity to Parvatha Vihar and the Pannikadu village, is one of the major attractions of the destination. The hill station of Kodaikanal has marked a place for itself on anthropology map, because of the presence of pre historic remains, which... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Second World War Memorial Pillar, Coonoor, Ooty
Rank 520
Ranked 520 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
3.9 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Second World War Memorial Pillar is situated in Wellington at a distance of 3 km from Coonoor.Situated within the premises of the cantonment of Wellington, the Second World War Memorial Pillar was built to commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives in the Second World... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
99%
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Madras War Cemetery, Chennai
Rank 530
Ranked 530 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.3 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Madras War Cemetery is located at Nadambakkam, in Chennai. It was established in the year 1952 to pay homage to men and women who sacrificed their lives during the dreaded Second World War. The Cemetery is currently under the supervision of a body commonly recognized as the... Read More »
"Nice historical place"Oct 29, 2015 "Very well maintained"Apr 21, 2014
  • Type: Historic Place
The Grange, Yercaud
Rank 540
Ranked 540 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
4.3 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Grange, constructed in 1820, is one of the oldest architectural wonders located in Yercaud. This castle was built by collector M. D. Cockburn. It was also the first commercial plantation area for coffee, oranges and apples in this hill station. According to a belief, it... Read More »
Tirupur Kumaran Memorial Statue, Tirupur
Rank 548
Ranked 548 of 1927
Average Rating
4.7 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
The Tirupur Kumaran Memorial Statue was constructed in honour of Kumaran, a freedom fighter, who fought for the independence of India. Kumaran was a part of the Desaband Youth Wing during the freedom struggle of 1932. This historical structure is situated at Tirupur Kumaran... Read More »
"Open only at few hours"Jul 21, 2016
  • Type: Historic Place
Freemasons Hall, Chennai
Rank 636
Ranked 636 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Freemasons Hall is a popular attraction of Chennai. Located in Egmore of Chennai, Freemasons Hall was built by the British East India Company in the year 1923. The hall, exhibiting a Greek style of architecture, was built to act as a military lodge for British soldiers.... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
Adam's Bridge, Dhanushkodi
Rank 700
Ranked 700 of 1927
Average Rating
4.3 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Adam's Bridge, also known as Rama Bridge or Rama Setu, is a prime attraction of Dhanushkodi. It is a chain of limestone shoals which stretches from the Pamban Island to the Rameshwaram Island. The bridge is 30 km long and is believed to be a passage between India and Sri... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Subramanya Siva Memorial, Dharmapuri
Rank 704
Ranked 704 of 1927
The Subramanya Siva Memorial is located in the Papparapatti town of the Krishnagiri district. The memorial is dedicated to Subramanya Siva, who was an independence revolutionary from Tamil Nadu. Born in September 1884 at Vathalagundu, the revolutionary worked with V.O.... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Uthiramerur, Kanchipuram
Rank 716
Ranked 716 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
The village of Uthiramerur is considered to be quite unique as it deals with constitution and election. The Constitution’s written, historic inscription can be found here. The written inscription deals with a variety of things such as qualifications required by... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Town Gateway, Poompuhar
Rank 870
Ranked 870 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Town Gateway is oneof the historic attractions of Poompuhar Town. This gateway was built in 1792, in the Danish architectural style. The design of this gateway resembles those of the typical gateways that existed in Europe during the renaissance period. It was originally built... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Mallachandram, Krishnagiri
Rank 891
Ranked 891 of 1927
Mallachandram is one of the historical places offered by Krishnagiri. Mallachandram is one of the protected sites in Tamil Nadu, maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. Mallachandram, situated about 19 km away from Krishnagiri and 4 km from Samalpallam, is... Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Srinivasa Ramanujan House, Thanjavur
Rank 1070
Ranked 1070 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu