Royapuram railway station

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Royapuram railway station, inaugurated by the then Governor of Madras, Lord Harris,  is one of the oldest railway stations  in Indian subcontinent, and is the first railway station in South India The original structures of the other two  old stations (Bombay and Thane) are not operational.

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace

Kumar Rajan Bangalore, History, Hyder Ali, Tamil Nadu, Tippu Sultan 0

This was the summer residence of the Mysorean ruler Tippu Sultan.  Construction of this palace was started by Hyder Ali and completed by Tipu Sultan This was built entirely teak and stands adorned with pillars, arches and balconies, and stands out as an example of Indo-Islamic architecture in South India This is very close to  K Read More…

Pillayarpatti Karpaka Vinayakar Temple

Kumar Rajan History, Pandya, Tamil Nadu, Temple 0

This ancient rock cut temple, located in  Sivaganga district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, was built by built by early Pandya Kings. Main deity is Karpaga Vinayagar, that is Lord Ganesha. He is called Karpaga Vinayagar as  he gives what his devotees desires like  Karpagam tree Nearest airports are Trichy and Madurai. This place is around 90 Read More…