A cultural renaissance driven by thriving trade in southern India birthed the three most powerful dynasties of the Sangam Era – the Cheras, Cholas and Pandyas of ‘Tamil Country’. We dig deep to get a rare glimpse into their times, their cities and the legacy they left behind.
The Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur is a spectacular example of Chola architecture and was cherished by the dynasty’s greatest king. But did you know that the temple’s gopuram was used as a marker to map the Indian subcontinent? Catch the story of this architectural wonder in Tamil Nadu
The sheer beauty of the Kailasanatha Temple of Kanchipuram is said to have saved the city from being destroyed. Probably one of the earliest stone temples built in South India, here is the story of this spectacular temple and how it inspired, so many more.