Popular Festivals of Madurai
Not a day goes by in Madurai when some festival or the other is not being celebrated. If there isn’t a festival at the Meenakshi Amman Temple, then there’s probably a festival in Alagar Temple. And if there isn’t a festival at either of these, there could be a festival in one of the many churches in Madurai. Here’s a list of the popular festivals in Madurai:
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History of Trichy
What connects Sir Winston Churchill, Sherlock Homes and our Trichy? It is the humble Trichinopoly Cigar – a mild and fragrant tobacco that was liked by the erstwhile Prime Minister and was mentioned in one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s book – A Study in Scarlet. In fact, this has been the city’s main export since the time of Queen Victoria!
The Special nine days Navaratri Celebration brings with them a flavour of their own.We bring to you a mouth watering Navaratri menu observing all the norms.All served in a manner befitting this special feast with well laid out “Navaratri Special Vegetarian Thali”.
Date: 11th October’13 – 13th October’13
Venue: Cascade, Sangam Hotels, Trichy
Time: 19.30 – 22.30 hrs
The art and architecture of a place can never be alienated from the cultural, social and political impact of the place from which the architecture/art form belongs. Thanjavur or Tanjore was the heart of Tamil culture. The history and civilization of this place dates back to the Cholas. It was also an important principality of the Vijayanagara empire. People from far and wide came to Tanjore to showcase their talent. Among the other influences include the Marathas, who besides bringing their own culture and tastes with them.
Trichy is not only famous for the Rockfort temple, but also for the many industries located in and around the town. Trichy being centrally located is well connected by rail and road to various places like Chennai, Madurai and Coimbatore. Major government factories like Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), the Ordnance Factory, and the Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project (HAPP) etc. are located here. Technical institutions like the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) are all located here. Trichy is the engineering hub of central Tamil Nadu.