Chettiar Mansion


Chettiar Mansion at Kanadukathan in Chettinad region is a historic home and architectural extravaganza, presently converted into a heritage hotel. This mansion is the living example of the elegance and beauty of the architectural brilliance of the Chettinad populaces in the forgone years.

There are breathtaking intricate carvings on the door of this attractive mansion. The design of the mansion is in traditional south Indian architectural style with an open courtyard in the middle allowing natural light to fill the whole house. The courtyard is imposing with beautifully stone-carved pillars. The various parts of the mansion were demarcated by the colorful handmade floor tiles called Athungudi. On top of it, antique furniture, wooden vessels from neighboring countries and enamel add the beauty of this heritage home.