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Chettinad

Tiruchirappalli, India
+91 98842 03175
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BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE

This was definitely a new experience for me as I have never stayed nor visited any village. But I... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Kaushalya S
Step Back in Time

About a two and a half hour drive from Mudurai, this amazing town/area lies frozen in time. Once a... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
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“palace built” (2 reviews)
“rural area” (2 reviews)
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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+91 98842 03175
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"antique street"
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"tamil nadu"
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"karaikudi"
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"burma"
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"merchants"
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"cotton"
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"mansion"
in 7 reviews
"tile"
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"teak"
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"weaving"
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This was definitely a new experience for me as I have never stayed nor visited any village. But I should say that Chetinand had its charm. The bullock ride was fun and was the food. Visited the huge homes of the cheti people. Overall, it...More

Thank Kaushalya S
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

About a two and a half hour drive from Mudurai, this amazing town/area lies frozen in time. Once a prosperous town, then forgotten after WWII and left to decay it is now In different stages of restoration. It was wonderful to walk around the quiet...More

Thank ARedRose
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

And I was one of them! Took a two-day trip from Pondicherry, and ended up staying for six!!!! Chettinad is an area where wealthy Tamil merchants built mansions, and some of them have been turned into totally unique charming heritage hotels. For us, besides for...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The chettinad is place of chettiyar community which was mainly into business. You can admire the houses here, each one is like a palace built with good architecture with burma teak, belgium glasses, china ceramics, europian marbles etc.,, This is near karaikudi in Tamilnadu

1  Thank annathurai
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is like a new world when you enter here. You can see the old culture still here. Not spoiled by the city culture. Old buildings with great architecture. Very tasty flavored foods. Old things that are used still now. Very enchanting experience.

Thank tripson6
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is a Palace built in 1912 by Raja Sir Annamalai CHETTIAR, a Native Zamindar of Chettinad, who started the famous Indian Bank and Annamalai University in Chidambaram. Its a family palace for their personal family functions and visitors can admire from outside. It's constructed...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The Chettinad region has much to offer- architecture, art, craft and food. All the ingredients that make up a great holiday. The palaces are enormous and painstakingly put together. Only the ground floor and the outer courtyards are open to visitors. The opulence and detail...More

2  Thank rasikab08
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stayed in a great hotel in this village which has a number of crumbling grand houses of which our hotel was one which had been preserved and was delightful

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Chettinad Palace (in photo) Chettiar Community has Rajas and other industrialists who built Universities (Like Annamalai and Alagappa University), many schools and colleges especially for girls in Chettinad area, with atleast two Finance Ministers in Govt of India since independence, has many accolades in Nation...More

Thank DrValliappan
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

it was a nice on the way visit, having some impression, about a fadind era in south india history, culture and tradition, not a must see, but if you have some spare time have a brief tour

Thank nathan l
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