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Chettiar Mansion

Sivaganga District, Kanadukathan, India
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/day tour
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Hobart, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Amazing architecture, amazing old palaces. Interesting history. Very interesting area. Should see before they are gone forever.

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Uzes, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Well worth seeing inside this mansion. The merchants who built these houses imported materials from Europe and must have lived an opulent lifestyle. The building is still most impressive and an insight into the past.

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chapel hill, north carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

my advice is don't! Room was filthy, water was turned off, had to charge down to reception so someone could turn it on. Loose wiring, possibly live wires. Bars on windows, door was difficult to open. Had a huge fear that the place would catch on fire and we couldn't get out! Dinner was actually good as well as breakfast,... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

You can start with the Raja of Chettinad's Mansion (restored), have a chai in the near by tea shop in another restored Chetti mansion, then walk around the area and see lots of them in various states, some still lived in and well maintained, some abandoned and deteriorating. Then spend a night or two in Kothamangalam, at Saratha Vilas, in... More

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