Monuments in Tamil Nadu

Monuments in Tamil Nadu

Top Monuments in Tamil Nadu recommended by travellers

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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
86%
voted as clean
Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
284 Ratings & 212 Reviews
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, the founder of Ramakrishna Mission. Vivekananda Rock Memorial was built between 1963 and 1970 in red and blue granite. It is situated on the top of a rock island, at a... Read More »
"It was too tiring"3 months ago "Awesome Kanyakumari"Dec 22, 2017
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  • Type: Monument
75%
voted as clean
Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur
Rank 70
Ranked 70 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.7 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 7 Reviews
"Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Tamil Nadu"Feb 23, 2018 "Heritage"Feb 3, 2017
  • Type: Monument
99%
voted as clean
MGR Memorial, Chennai
Rank 129
Ranked 129 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.7 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 7 Reviews
MGR Memorial, built in memory of former actor cum politician of Tamil Nadu, MG Ramachandran, is located in T. Nagar. It was the official residence of MGR for more than 20 years. MGR Memorial, inaugurated by Mrs. Janaki MGR in the year 1990, is maintained by the MGR... Read More »
"Average place."3 months ago "Beautiful Memorial"Jun 16, 2017
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  • Type: Monument
88%
voted as clean
Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari
Rank 171
Ranked 171 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.3 / 7 1
38 Ratings & 27 Reviews
The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial or Gandhi Mandapam is one among the frequented tourist attractions in Kanyakumari. The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial was built to honour Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. The Memorial was built in 1956, in the Orissa temple architectural... Read More »
"The Gandhi Memorial"Oct 28, 2016 "A beautiful place"Mar 26, 2016
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  • Type: Monument
75%
voted as clean
Anna Memorial, Chennai
Rank 244
Ranked 244 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 4 Reviews
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  • Type: Monument
99%
voted as clean
Kamarajar Manimandapam, Kanyakumari
Rank 261
Ranked 261 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Kamarajar Manimandapam (Kamaraj Manimandapam) was built as a tribute to Sri Kamarajar, a freedom fighter and a veteran political leader of Tamil Nadu. Sri Kamarajar was popularly known as ‘Black Gandhi’ among the masses. He played a vital role in the political... Read More »
"A memorable point"Feb 13, 2015 "Worth it!!!"Dec 4, 2013
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  • Type: Monument
99%
voted as clean
Arignar Anna Illam, Kanchipuram
Rank 264
Ranked 264 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Arignar Anna Illam was the residence of the former minister of Tamil Nadu, Late Arignar Annadurai. Later in 1980, it was converted into a memorial place that displays items like Arignar Annadurai’s statue, photos and life history.   Read More »
"Memorial Of Arignar Annadurai"Dec 7, 2015 "A kind of museum"Dec 13, 2014
  • Type: Monument
99%
voted as clean
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Sriperumbudur
Rank 300
Ranked 300 of 1927
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Rajiv Gandhi Memorial was constructed in Sriperumbudur to commemorate the death of former Indian Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi. The town was the place where Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in a bomb blast in 1991. Tamil Nadu Government donated around 12.19 acres of land to build... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
99%
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War Cemetery, Kanchipuram
Rank 308
Ranked 308 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
The circular shaped War Cemetery was built in memory of 855 Commonwealth soldiers, both men and women. This war cemetery is maintained by the Government of India in collaboration with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Read More »
Descent Of The Ganges, Mahabalipuram
Rank 345
Ranked 345 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.7 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Descent of the Ganges is a huge rock monument located on West Raja Street in Mahabalipuram. Carved in the 7th century during the Pallava reign on the face of an enormous boulder, this along with the adjacent carving, Arjuna's Penance, is one of the largest open-air rock... Read More »
"Divine Descent"Dec 6, 2015
  • Type: Monument
Rayakottah, Krishnagiri
Rank 402
Ranked 402 of 1927
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Rayakottah is one of the protected historic monuments. Rayakottah is a hill fort which withstood the Mysore wars. It was a strategic fort for the British, who stationed at this fort till 1861. Rayakottah, which marks the border of Palghat Plateau, is at a distance of 30 km... Read More »
  • Type: Monument
Anna Nagar Tower, Chennai
Rank 412
Ranked 412 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Valluvar Kottam, Chennai
Rank 458
Ranked 458 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
4.9 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Valluvar Kottam is a popular destination in Chennai. Valluvar Kottam is located towards the corner of Kodambakkam High Road and Village Road of Chennai. Valluvar Kottam was built as a memorial to Thiruvalluvar, the author of 'Thirukkural'. Valluvar Kottam consists of an... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
Kamaraj Memorial House, Chennai
Rank 560
Ranked 560 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.0 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 1 Review
Built in memory of Shri Kamaraj, the former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, Kamaraj Memorial House was opened in the year 1978. It is located in T. Nagar. Inaugurated by the then Chief Minister, MG Ramachandran, Kamaraj Memorial House presents various memorabilia from the... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
Tsunami Monument, Kanyakumari
Rank 604
Ranked 604 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Tsunami Monument is quite a special monument in the Tamil Nadu region in South India.  It has been erected to honor those that lost their lives in the southern coast of India due to the heartbreaking and devastating Tsunami that took place a few years ago. Many people... Read More »
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Subramanya Siva, Hogenakkal
Rank 627
Ranked 627 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Subramanya Siva is a monument built in memory of the great patriot Subramanya Siva. Born on 19 September 1884 in Vathalagundu, Madhurai, Subramanya Siva was a revolutionary Independence fighter of Tamil Nadu. During his working with V.O Chidamparam Pillai and Subramanya... Read More »
  • Type: Monument
Narayana Kavi Memorial, Coimbatore
Rank 637
Ranked 637 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Narayana Kavi Memorial   was consecrated as a tribute to Poet Narayana Kavi. The memorial exhibits his writings and photographs associated with historic events belonging to various spheres like Cinema, Drama and Music. The manuscripts used in the freedom... Read More »
  • Type: Monument
Sir Thomas Munro Pillar, Dharmapuri
Rank 705
Ranked 705 of 1927
Sir Thomas Munro Pillar is dedicated to Sir Thomas Munro, who resided in the destination during the 18th century. He also served as an Assistant to the Superintendent of Revenue in the Baramahal. Read More »
  • Type: Monument
Adhiyamankottam, Dharmapuri
Rank 708
Ranked 708 of 1927
Adhiyamankottam, situated on the Salem-Dharmapuri road, was once the capital of Adhiyamans. Located seven km away from Dharmapuri, this place is now in ruins. Tourists visiting the site can see ruins of the roughly oval shaped fort. Another attraction close to this site is the... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Clock Tower, Vellore
Rank 718
Ranked 718 of 1927
The Clock Tower was built to commemorate the coronation of King George V. This tower was also built in the memory of the 14 English soldiers, who fought in World War I from this region and lost their lives. Read More »