Photographer's Note

Tirunelveli ,also known as Nellai,and historically (during British rule) as Tinnevelly, is the sixth-largest city in the state of Tamil Nadu in India.
Tirunelveli is an ancient city with rich cultural heritage, and is home to many temples and shrines, including the largest Shiva Temple in Tamil Nadu, the Nellaiappar Temple. The city is considered to be one of the oldest in the Indian subcontinent, with a history that dates back to 1000 BC. It is located on the western side of the perennial Thamirabarani river, whereas its twin city Palayamkottai, is located on the eastern side.
The city is also famous for its reputed institutions and hence Palayamkottai is known as the "Oxford of South India".

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  • Copyright: arun mathew (arunkuttikadan) (53)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2010-02-00
  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original
  • Date Submitted: 2010-09-09 21:18
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