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Tamil Nadu possesses a very rich history and several monuments from ancient time. It also has the largest collection of heritage buildings in India.


The famous historic buildings and national monuments are:


1) Subrahmanya Temple


2) Jambai Malai


3) Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument


4) Vivekananda House


5) Freemasons Hall Chennai


6) Sittanavasal Cave


7) Kamaraj Memorial House


8) Thanjavur Palace


9) Madras War Cemetery


THE SUBRAHMANYA TEMPLE


a) The Subrahmanya Temple is a shrine dedicated to god Murugan.


b) This temple is in Saluvankuppam and Tamil Nadu's oldest Murugan shrine


c) It which was excavated in 2005,


d) It is a two-layered shrine.


e) The first layer is a brick temple built during Sangam period (3rd BC - 3rd AD)


f) the Pallava temple (on top of it ) is built in granite dates back to 8th C.


g) Tsunami in 2004 exposed the inscriptions of it.


h) This temple is considered.


i) Artifacts like shivalinga, terracotta Nandi (bull of Shiva), head of a woman, terracotta lamps have also been found in the site.


TAMIL - BRAHMI SCRIPT.


a) Jambai Village is one of the well-known archaeological sites in Tamil Nadu.


b) Evidence of Tamil Brahmin script is found in Jambai malai.


c) Jambai is a small village in Villupuram,Tamil nadu.


d) It has a heritage of more than 1000 years old.


e) The village gets its name from the Jambunatheshwara temple belonging to the Chola period.


f) Jambai has been influenced by various religions: Jainism, Buddhism, Shaivism, Shaktism (belief in Divine Mother).


g) Inside the cave, Tamil Brahmi inscriptions are discovered which belongs to 1 B.C.


h) there are many other Tamil inscriptions of 10th C.


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