Marvel of Gangaikonda Cholapuram

Gangaikonda Cholapuram, a name I read in history books in school kept my desire alive to visit it continued till I finally managed to make a trip here in July, 2018. As the history of the text books revolves round the Mughals, Guptas and Mouryas in India, the history of Cholas, Hoysalas and other South…

Srirangam – God’s abode on earth

Srirangam – I have heard the name so many times from people belonging to Sri Vaishnava sect. My perception about it was like another temple town, thriving around a temple specially after not so divine or happy experience in Tirumala. All my perceptions went wrong when I visited Srirangam last Sunday. Before going into details,…

Mahabalipuram: Sculpture Paradise of Tamilnadu

Mahabalipuram located on the shore of Bay of Bengal, 60 Kms south from Chennai is a fabulous day trip for art and history lovers. It contains several magnificent monolithic temples, cave temples,numerous sculptures strewn around a small settlement along the beach.Several buses leave frequently from Koyambedu CMBT and few from Broadway Bus Terminus and takes…