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Remember the song, ‘Dil hai chota sa choti si asha’ from the movie Roja, where the actress rowed the tiny boat called coracle, in the magnificent Cauveri River. Also known as the Niagara Falls of India, Hogenakkal is situated 750 feet above the sea level amidst the beautiful Melagiri Hills.
Reflecting a flavour of each of the four southern states, various elements combine to present a grand and sensuous ambience, Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel is designed by celebrated Ed Poole of Poole Associates.
Inspired by the temple architecture of the Chola, Pallava and the Pandya dynasties, which ruled the south Indian states, the interiors of the restaurant features columns, artefacts and murals from this era. The hand-tufted carpets designed in traditional kolam / rangoli pattern welcomes you in true South Indian style. With granites adorning the foyer and the flooring, a series of granite base silver leaf columns support the intricately carved lotus designed roof panels.
The resultant perimeter arcades act as circulation paths, found in traditional temple plans, while the central hall forms a grand room in the spirit of the South Indian palaces.
Photo courtesy: Taj Coromandel
The land of sandal soaps, incense sticks and silk sarees, Mysore is also the shy cousin of the country’s silicon valley. As the home turf of Wodeyars, Mysore is all about heritage, culture, beautiful gardens and much more.
Nālukettu, a typical Kerala home where joint families lived together.
Gold is the ultimate adornment for a woman. Dazzle of this exquisite metal never fails to fade away even with the passing centuries. Standing true to its name for creating mesmerizing jewellery, Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers presents an exquisite collection with a range of jewellery in gold.
VBJ’s gold collection is the result of brilliant craftsmanship that promises to make an everlasting impression. The range of gold jewellery at the store is traditional, classic and truly opulent that will not only add glamour to your traditional wear but elevate the elegance and sophistication of your modern attire.
Photo courtesy: VBJ