South India - Tourist Attractions - Chettinad Palace - Tamil Nadu
Chettinad which is located in Tamil Nadu is a land of the Nattukottai Chettiars, the people belonging to the business and banking community. These people are also called as the Nagarathars. Chettinad as a whole can be called a ‘paradise of the tourists - with a difference”. The palatial houses, the temples, the cuisine and much more make the place really enchanting for any traveller.
Specialty of Chettinad Palace
Chettinad palace’s fame had reached all over the world. This elegant colossal palace will make everyone awestruck. The whole building is a work of intricate craftsmanship. This grand palace was the established in the year 1912 by Dr. Annamalai Chettiyar, the founder of Annamalai University. The whole of the palace is a marvellous sight to the sore eyes.
This grandeur building is adorned with lots of impeccably carved figurines, and wood carvings. Most of the showpieces that hung here are from various countries. Adding to the beauty of this palace is the pleasant ambiance. The greeneries that engulfs the whole place gives a picturesque look to the Palace.