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Thrumalai Naiker Palace

November 19th 2018
November 18, 2018 (Madurai, India) The Thrumalai Naiker Palace is an iconic facility designed by an Italian architect and built in 1636 by king Thrumalai Naiker. Its unique architecture blends the styles of Islamic arches, Hindu statues and cornices with Roman columns. Only a fourth of the original palace remains, and some areas are in disrepair, but overall an impressively preserved unique struct ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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