Saturday, July 30, 2011

Vignettes from Madurai and around


Amazing figurine from the Museum complex, Meenakshi temple, Madurai




Chola bronzes at the Museum complex




Inside
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