7 Monuments in Tamil Nadu that you should visit - With photos & details

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7 Monuments to explore in Tamil Nadu

Home to historic buildings, multi pilgrimage sites, hill stations, cultural arts, and three world heritage sites.

Connemara Public LibraryMuseum Compound, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008, India

One of the four National Depository Libraries which receives a copy of all books, newspapers, and periodicals published in India. Situates in a British era building with great architecture.

Descent of the GangesW Raja St, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104, India

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 sculptures in the world.

Gandhi Memorial MuseumCollector Office Rd, Tamukkam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625020, India

This is a memorial for Gandhiji established in 1959. it is one of the five Gandhi Sangrahalayas in  India. It includes a part of the blood-stained garment worn by Gandhi, when he was assassinated.

Pancha RathasMahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104, India

UNESCO world heritage site. Pancharathas is a monument complex in Kanchipuram. The pancharathas is a five rock marvels in the complex. It is known for its monolithic architecture.

Shore TempleMahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104, India

This 8th-century temple is so named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. This is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site because of its architecture, history, and heritage.

Thiruvalluvar StatueKanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India

Thiruvalluvar is the ancient poet of Tamil Nadu, who has given Tirukkuarl ( Considered as one of the greatest work on ethics and morality, it is known for its universality and secular nature). The combined height of the statue and pedestal is 133 feet (41 metres), denoting the 133 chapters of the Tirukkural.

Valluvar KottamValluvar Kottam, Tirumurthy Nagar, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034, India

Valluvar kottam is a monument in Chennai, dedicated to the classical Tamil poet and philosopher Valluvar.