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SAMANAR HILL, MADURAI

World India Tamil Nadu Madurai Samanar Hill
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Interestingly, Madurai is surrounded by eight hills. Samanar Hill was where Tamil Jains used to come to escape the persecution they feared from the rulers of Madurai. There is a network of caves inside the hill, the caves are home to nine species of bat, and there are also remains of Jain sculptures and carvings. Samanar Hill is a protected national monument. 

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Historical, Wildlife
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Tamil, English
Altitude
179m
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