Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Valluvar Kottam

Valluvar kottum built in memory of Thiruvalluvar, a classical tamil poet is an important landmark in Chennai. It resembles a Temple Chariot, particularly the one in Thiruvarur. Inside the monument, the poet’s verses are inscribed in pillars on the first floor corridors and it has an auditorium where exhibition of crafts from all over India is held very often.

      The large wheels of the Chariot.

Some of the handicraft products displayed in the exhibition held in the auditorium.

                                                                                      'Wooden Wonders'

                                                                                        'Men in Metal'

                                                                              'Bucket full of Roses'

                                                                            ‘Charming Coir Lady from Assam'

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