SOUTH INDIAN CULTURE
The art at Mahabalipuram, Tanjore, Hampi and Madurai along with the mural paintings of Travancore and Lepakshi temples are living testaments to South India’s richness in the field of art. Being home to 5 out of the 26 World Heritage listed sites in India, South India’s connect to art is undisputable. A foray into the southern peninsula is certainly incomplete without a prevue of this fine aspect.
If you want to know about the tradition and culture of a society what better way than the festivals to find out the information from. South India like every other part of the country has many colorful and vibrant festivals. Onam and Pongal are some of the harvest festivals while Ugadi, Vishu, Mahashivaratri, Dussherah, Diwali, Christmas and Id are the other festivals which are celebrated in this part of the land.