Tamil Nadu, located on the south-eastern coast of India, known for rich culture and tradition, ancient temples, delectable food, stunning beaches, sacred pilgrimages, art and craft and beautiful hill stations.
Tamil Nadu has many tourist places to visit. The capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai (previously known as Madras) is a combination of modernism. Marina Beach is the most famous place of Chennai. It’s always delight to spend time on this beach by tourist as well as locals. You may enjoy flavour of Tamil Nadu cuisine by tasting Idli, Dosa and Sambhar, delicious sea food, rice dishes and lot of vegetarian bites.
While staying in Chennai, you can go for a day excursion to Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram.
Mahabalipuram is the most frequently visited place for devotees. It is famous for its shore temples built in the 7th Century. And it is the most visiting weekend destination from the people of Chennai. This UNESCO World Heritage site was the second capital of the Pallav kings of Kanchipuram. It is known for its historical monuments, sculpture, scenic beauty, culture and tradition. Mahabalipuram is the only place in India surrounded by the rathas of Pandavas. The famous Arjuna’s Penance and the Krishna Madapa adorn massive rocks near the centre of the village.
Kanchipuram or Kanchi is a small town in Tamil Nandu. Kanchipuram is famous for its various temple such as Ekambareswarar Temple, Kailasanathar Temple and Kamakshiamman Temple. Kanchipuram is a major weaving centre and it is noted worldwide for its finest hand woven kanchipuram saris with delicate Zari work on it.
If you really want to trek down the history of Tamil Nadu then Thanjavur, Trichy, Madurai and Rameshwaram are the best places to visit.
Another beautiful place, Thanjavur is welcoming you. Thanjavur is an important pilgrim centre as well as a major tourist destination of Tamil Nadu. This place is one of the regional cultural centres established be the Government of India to preserve and promote cultural.
Thanjavur Palace is a wonderful historical structure in the town of Thanjavur. The palace is noted for its huge halls, spacious corridors and courtyard. This palace is also known as Maratha palace or Nayak Palace too. The Palace is divided into two parts where the second part of the palace was constructed during Nayak period and it houses Manimandapam, Goodagopuram and Art Gallery.
You must visit the Art Galley which is within Thanjvur Palace. The Gallery is showcasing a treasured collection of bronze icons, stone sculptures, Tanjore paitings and other artefacts. Thanjavur painting was inaugurated from the town of Thanjavur. Thanjavur painting is unique and classical South Indian painting style.
Tiruchirappalli is called Trichy is one of the famous tourist places in Tamilnadu. Trichy has several historical monuments and temples. Temples, Government Museum and the St John’s Church are the places to visit Trichy.
After driving of 3.5 hrs. from Madurai you will reach to Rameshwaram. It is one the holy places of the Hindus. As per legends, the Rameshwarm was the only place from where Lord Rama had built the bridge to Sri Lanka in order to rescue his captured wife Sita from The king of Lanka. It is also believed that Rameshwarm was the place where Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to wash off his sins of killing Ravana, the king of Lanka. Rameshwarm Temple is dedicated to Lord Rama and is located in the centre of the town.
Hindus from all over the world visit the holy place in order to gain salvation, washing away the sins by taking dip in holy waters and paying their obeisance in the temples at Rameshwaram.
Madurai is home to several temples which are decked with intricate architecture. The Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thiruparankundram and Tirumalai Nayak Palace being the most prominent. The Meenakshi Amman Temple is dedicated to the goddess Meenaskhi and Also Madurai has a number of historical monuments and Churches.
While visiting Chennai you may include Pondicherry in your itinerary. Another The famous place is Pondicherry, known as a largest French colony in India. In Pondicherry, you will find the road signs are in French along with English and Tamil. You would love to see here, a lot of People speak fluent French and the maximum restaurants serve steak and wine. It’s a place for find meaning and purpose of simple things in life. Good place to practice Yoga and Meditation, explore the beaches and many ways to unwind in Pondicherry.
Kanyakumari is a coastal town in the state of Tamil Nadu and is a jewel of South India. It harbours a confluence of three giant oceans namely, the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. This coastal town was once known as Cape Comorin. Its beautiful coastlines attract tourist throughout the year.
While visiting Kerala, you can visit Kanyakumari too as It is just two and half hour drive from Kovalam to Kanyakumari.
Kodikanal is another tourist place to visit in Tamil. It is a peaceful hill station in Tamil Nadu. This hill station is known as the gift of the forest, is popular for its shopping outlets, Astrophysical Observatory and filter coffee too.
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