2. Chettinadu, Tamil Nadu

There is art in every corner of the sleepy villages of Chettinadu, where you get a peek into the life and culture of the community of Chettiyars. Palatial homes with ornate ... more 
2. Chettinadu, Tamil Nadu

There is art in every corner of the sleepy villages of Chettinadu, where you get a peek into the life and culture of the community of Chettiyars. Palatial homes with ornate pillars of Burmese teak, expansive halls and courtyards with chandeliers, mirrors from Belgian glass, Italian marbles, Japanese tiles greet you as some of them open their doors to you. A colourful mosaic of arts, crafts, jewellery, culture, architecture and food, Chettinadu needs to be explored in leisure. Take a quick walk along the Karaikudi market and you will enjoy the vibrant assault on the senses. less 
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Wed, Jan 2, 2013 2:00 AM EST