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A
Agra Fort
Ajanta Caves
Akbar Tomb
Akshardham Delhi
Akshardham Temple Gandhinagar
Amaravati Andhra Pradesh
Amber Fort
Arjunas Penance
Aurangabad Maharashtrat

B
Basilica of bom Jesus
Bekal Fort
Bolgatty Palace
Brihadeeswarar Temple
Buland Darwaza

C
Cellular Jail
Charminar
Chettinad Palace
Chittorgarh Fort
City Palace Jaipur
City Palace Udaipur

D
Dhamekstupat
Dilwara Temples
Dutch Palace

E
Elephanta Caves
Ellora Caves

F
Feroz Shash Kotla
Fort St George

G
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib
Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Gingee Fort
Golden Temple
Gol Gumbaz
Gomateshwara

Chettinad Palace

Chettinad Palace is a beautiful edifice situated in the Chettinad region, which comes under the Sivaganga district of southern Tamil Nadu. Dr Annamali Chettiyar, founder of the Indian Bank and the Annamalai University in Chidambaram, got the palace constructed. Even the design of the palace was provided by Dr Chettiyar only. An outstanding example of the Chettinad architecture, the Chettinad Palace of India dates back to the year 1912. It reflects the traditional style of architecture, which is characteristic of the region.

Chettinad is rich in cultural heritage, art and architecture, and is well known for its houses, embellished with marble and Burma teak, wide courtyards, spacious rooms, and for its 18th century mansions. Local legend has it that their walls used to be polished with a paste made out of eggwhites to give a smooth texture.



 

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