Badrinath

General Information: Area: 3 sq  km. Altitude : 3133m. Languages : Hindi, Garhwali & English. Best Season : All through the year. Clothing : Heavy woolen garments required Introduction: Badrinath temple is situated at an altitude of 3133 meters. The temple was built by Adiguru Shankaracharya in ninth century AD. Tourists, both foreign and local […]

Sri Brahadeeswarar Temple

The Brahadeeswarar Temple, called the big temple is dedicated Lord Shiva. It is an outstanding example of Chola architecture. UNESCO has declared it a World Heritage Monument. The 64.8 mts. tall tower over the sanctum is testimony to the engineering skill of the Chola. In keeping with the size of the temple, it has a […]

Dhyanalinga

This is the largest Linga in the world and the first of its kind in South India, located in the foot hills of the scared Velliangiri mountains about 30 km from Coimbatore. The Linga is in the form of a single black granite stone 13 ft. 9 inches tall with seven copper rings embedded in […]

Kapaleeswarar Temple

In Mylapore, there is an 8th Centaury Pallava temple. The temple ‘Gopuram’ (tower) is in the characteristic Dravidian style of architecture. This temple has some beautiful sculptures, among which the bronze idols of 63 Saints, which adorn the outer courtyard, are rare specimens. Also in the courtyard under the old Punnai tree is a small […]