where to stop-madurai

Situated on the banks of Vaigai river, Madurai has been inhabited for over 2000 years, thus evolving into a very happening place. Called the temple city of South India, the mainstream life of Madurai centres around the Meenakshi Temple, making the majority of trips to the city spiritually inclined. Because of this reason, a grand scale shopping that you would expect in a metro city may not work out here. However, if you do love shopping, the city does have places to get what you want.

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importance murugan tamil literature

Lord Murugan or Karthikeyan is an extremely popular God in Tamil Nadu. He is worshipped with great fervour throughout the state and also in some parts of Kerala and Malaysia. It sometimes makes people wonder why this particular God is held on a pedestal among the other Gods in Hinduism. The answer to this can be found if we take a quick glance at the literature, archaeological remains and popular legends prevalent in Tamil Nadu.

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Architect T.M. Cyriac, whose firm recently won an award for heritage architecture design, talks about restoration of property and the importance of academic debate on architecture

Converting a 110-year-old palatial home into a heritage hotel is not an enviable task, but it is one architect T.M. Cyriac and his team pulled off. And their efforts were rewarded when Cyriac’s firm Environmental Creations bagged top honours in the Heritage Architecture Design category at the inaugural NDTV Design and Architecture of the Year Awards. The firm won the award for its work on Chidambara Vilas, a Chettinadu heritage hotel located in Pudukottai.

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NDTV design and architecture award 2014

We are happy to announce that Chidambara Vilas has won the Heritage Architecture Design of the Year award from NDTV this year.

Design and architecture are inseparable components of modern households, hotels and spas. In an effort to recognize the best efforts invested in the architecture industry under different segments, NDTV has now started presenting its first ever Design & Architecture Awards in partnership with GROHE, powered by Autodesk.
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The Chembian Restaurant in Sangam Hotel, Trichy is hosting a food festival spanning 9 days from 11th to 19th January, 2014 between 7 PM and 11 PM. The cuisine will follow Chettinad style featuring various vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

The Chembian is an excellent fine dining spot in Trichy giving you the right ambiance and cutlery. The hotel is located in Collector’s Office Road in Trichy and can be contacted via telephone at 0431-4244555 and 0431 -2414700. For more details you can visit the site -Sangam Hotels, Trichy

chettinad food fest