Route 1 (2 days, Max 10 pax)
Start: Chennai (4 AM)First ever temple built on rocks. Before this temple all were built using bricks.
- Mandagapattu cave temple
- Thalavanur cave temple
Second cave temple in the same period. Many advancements can be seen when compared with first cave temple.
- Neolithic rock painting
5000+ years old rock paintings. (Need to climb mountains. Difficulty level: Hard)
- Thanjavur big temple
This temple was 10 times taller than any build structure in the world at the time of completion.
- Thanjavur Palace
Typical example for Nayakas and Marathas architecture.
Most beautiful temple.
- Gangai Konda Cholapuram
Most complex structure ever built by human.
- GKC Maaligai medu
Ruins of Chola palace.