Saturday, July 30, 2011

Vignettes from Madurai and around

Amazing figurine from the Museum complex, Meenakshi temple, Madurai

Chola bronzes at the Museum complex

the Museum complex, Meenakshi temple

Shiva Parvati , Inside temple complex, Madurai

Another statuette

North gate , from the temple complex

Old painting from museum complex

View of Thirumala Naicker's Palace built in 1636 AD designed by an Italian architect

Madurai is famous for hand made cotton Sungudi sarees.

Sunset over Madurai skyline

Roman Catholic, Sacred Heart church at Idaikattur, built in 1888

Stained glass paintings of angels at the church, made in France

Royal Emblem at the entrance to Ramnad Palace , Ramanathapuram

Entrance to Ramnad Palace , Ramanathapuram

Tripunithura,South India
31st July 2011


The Kid said...

Great photos! :-)

Murali RamaVarma said...

Thank you, kid.

Meera's World said...

cool pics:) but I didnt like Thirumala naiker palace, looked not old!!we went there about 2 yrs back,visist
ed brahadeswara temple,velankanni,meenkashi. etc

Murali RamaVarma said...

Thanks, Meera. As with many of our heritage buildings, Thirumala Naicker's Palace is totally neglected and poorly looked after. Good to know of your visits. Happy Xmas & Very happy new year!

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kumar said...

Awesome cnaps, but adding description would b more stunning.

kumar said...

Awesome collection, but adding discription would really stunning...