The most popular landmark of the city of Hyderabad is the Charminar, a
historic monument with four graceful minarets. Built two years after the
founding of the Hyderabad to mark the end of an epidemic in the city, it
is often referred as the Arc of Triumph of the East
Temple, Tamil Nadu
The Sri Meenakshi Sundareswara temple and Madurai city, popularly known
as "City of Nector" originated together. Pandyan king,
Kulasekhara had built the gorgeous Meenakshi temple around which he
created a lotus shaped city. It has been a center of learning and
pilgrimage since then.
Rock Memorial, Tamil Nadu
To commemorate Swami Vivekanand's visit to the rock a superb memorial
has been erected, which attracts thousands of visitors and is one of the
prime tourist sites of Kannyakumari.
Mattancherry Palace, Kerala
Originally built by the Portuguese and presented to the king of Cochin,
Veera Kerala Varma, in the year 1555 AD, the Mattancherry Palace follows
an oriental style of architecture.
Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kerala
The Padmanabhapuram Palace is a magnificent wooden palace built by the
of the Travancore rulers in the 16th century. Definitely a must visit
place for the lovers of art and architecture.
Vidhaan Soudha, Karnataka
A marvel of neo-Dravidian architecture and one of the most imposing
building not only in Bangalore but also in India, is the majestic
Mysore Palace, Karnataka
Built in Indo-Saracenic style with domes turrets, arches and
colonnades, the Mysore palace is a treasure house of exquisite carvings
and works of art from all over the world.
Falaknuma Palace, Andhra Pradesh
A magnificent palace built by Nawab Vikar-ul-Ulmara, the then Prime
Minister of Hyderabad, which was later gifted to Mehboob Ali Khan, the
sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, Falaknuma means 'Star of Heaven.
Qutub Shahi Tombs, Andhra Pradesh
Qutub Shahi Tombs are magnificent monuments of architectural
excellence, standing as solemn reminders of the grandeur and glory of
Golconda and the great kings who are buried here.