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Chettiyar Style

Marvellouse looking style of mansion. Burma wood used to built. Titles also look great . Too old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ponniveerappan
,
Malaysia
Relive the Richness and History of the Chettiars

This Chettinad village is an unique and once in a lifetime experience. Most of the mansions or... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2017
murthir
,
Banting, Malaysia
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Sivaganga District, Kanadukathan, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marvellouse looking style of mansion. Burma wood used to built. Titles also look great . Too old mansion.

Thank Ponniveerappan
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This Chettinad village is an unique and once in a lifetime experience. Most of the mansions or "palaces" here were built with the fortunes made by the enterprising 'chettiars' who ventured to other lands to trade. Most of the mansions, mostly abandoned now, still retain...More

Thank murthir
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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

We were taken on a guided tour of this mansion by Ramu from the Visalam Boutique Hotel. It was amazing to see the incredible decor and the beautiful floor tiles, which were made locally. We were fortunate to also visit the place where these tiles...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This house is now more famous for film shoots and is called Athangudi glass palace (because of rows and rows of Mirrors from Belgium) in the central hall..imposing entrance with ornate hood, this grand house is on main road in old Athangudi..near Karaikudi in Chettinad...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

The Chettinad area is something to experience. If you just go for what the eye has to offer, you may not catch the true essence of what the Chettinad has to offer. Once it used to be a group of over 90 thriving villages whose...More

Thank Katarina I
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

This is a palatial house which housed the prominent industrialists of the bygone era. There are some interesting architecture, stain glass work and old furniture on display. T

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Reviewed February 7, 2017

The place where to stay if you are just visiting Chettinad, in order to have a real feeling of the gorgeous past of this strange area

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Reviewed February 5, 2017

it is very interesting visit at what used to be a prosperous economic center, and rich society that did not know to adapt to changing times, worthwhile visiting

Thank nathan l
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Reviewed January 1, 2017

walking around this town is memorable. you are taken back to a time when this was clearly a center of great wealth and now is just frozen and in a bit of decay. make the effort to arrange to visit a house or two (sometimes...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2016

Short drive from Karaikudi, this little village has a huge Chettinad mansion and other interesting buildings. It's really quiet and we enjoyed walking around it for an hour or two. There is a Hindu temple with a man-made lake, the main mansion which you can...More

Thank asocrates
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