Situated just across the famous Blue Mosque of Istanbul, the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts has a wealth of beautiful objects ranging from the Ottoman, Seljuk and from the earlier period of the 8th century. The collections in the museum include Islamic calligraphy, carpets, tiles and exclusive art work.
Situated in southern India in the state of Tamil Nadu is the popular city of Madurai. Boasting of rich culture and tradition, the city is located on the banks of the Vaigai River. The city is famous for its ancient monuments and cultural wonders.