Dec 13, 2005

Landmarks in the river, Madurai

The Nerali Mandapam in the Vaigai river bed

The causeway across the Vaigai. Looking towards the gopurams of the Meenakshi Temple. ''This forms the main entrance to the town of Madura from the North. It is 133 yards in length. The stone pillars at the sides are about ten feet high...''

Courtesy: photographs are part of a collection entitled 'Photographic Views in Madurai 'taken by Linnaeus Tripe in 1858.

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