A Visitor's Guide to Tamil Nadu

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Traveling far away places lets you explore something different, new environment and totally different cultures. A visit to Tamil Nadu is possible to help you get a great experience that can recollect forever.

Travel to Tamil Nadu and Enjoy Life's Pleasures

Travel is not just increasingly significant by reason of its growing frequency, also it widens the horizon and enlarges the perspective, it was rightly thought. In this acculturation process can be seen in the curiosity about strange languages and ways of life and culture, or international food.

People like to travel, and if you are one among them, don't overlook Tamil Nadu in your list of travel attractions. If you want to experience life's delight, make certain and plan for a vacation in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu is an Indian state, having one of the most incredible culture in the world. The Tamil culture is a storehouse of resources. Amazing and aged culture is the true honor for the legacy of this land.

Whenever you travel to Tamil Nadu, definitely you will bring home your completely satisfied remembrance, which you could tell your friends and loved ones.

As a matter of fact, millions of people visit Tamil Nadu every season and after their tour, they can take sweet experiences which may last for a lifetime. It is possible for you to be acquired an excellent experience which would serve all your lifetimes.

About Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is strategically placed in the southernmost part of India. It has possessed an exclusive tradition of art, literature and poetry dating back to centuries before the Christian era.

Spectacular temple structures and mystifying locations that stay as witnesses to the constructing abilities of the Tamils since time immortal.

Tamil Nadu, recently designated as Coromandel Coast, is the cradle of the Dravidian civilization in India. It precedes the Aryan civilization by over several thousand years.

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is a rare combination of modernity and historical past. Tamil Nadu is legendary for its largest Hindu shrines, olden stone structures, delicacies, movie making, classical as well as folk music and dances.

Arts and Crafts

It is familiar for its artistic marvels dotted all over the state like world heritage sites, wild life sanctuaries, hill resorts, sandy beaches and complicated carvings and giant olden architectures.

Within this wonderful land you can find a lot of awesome ancient stone construction, Hindu shrines with intricate Temple Sculptures and elevated 'Gopurams' (entry towers). It is indeed specified in the history which goes back to millennium and with a unique tradition.

Tamil Nadu provides an extraordinary tradition in fine arts and sophisticated crafts. Whatever the purpose of your traveling, it will definitely be satisfied in Tamil Nadu. It is also among the leading tourist destinations around the world.

What Attracts Many Travelers to Tamil Nadu?

As you can see, there are plenty of sightseeing opportunities that you can check out in the different regions of this state. Tamil Nadu is often called as 'Temple Land'.
The hearts of all the visitors are amazed simply because they scrutinize the beauties of hypnotizing travel destinations.

As part of promoting schedules, the Tourism Department of the state Government organizes conventional programs at Mahabalipuram next to Chennai. The celebrated Dance festival of Mahabalipuram during January, at the time of the Amazing Tamil Festival Pongal are such advertising campaigns.

The exotic Temple sculptures, of course, widely known as educational centers for scholars of arts and experts in history. There are many ancient Hindu shrines, stone and bronze sculptures and architectures, their artistic elegance and thousands of years old surroundings, that drew visitors to Tamil Nadu.

Your travel to the Tamil Nadu, will provide everything that captivates a tourist, fresh and specifically unspoiled hill stations, lovely seashores, grand shrines with gigantic gopurams (entry towers), waterfalls, hereditary architectural design, fine art, customs, heritage and a much more.

Places of Interests

The Tamil Nadu coastline has several wonderful tourist locations, because of their chronological importance, and natural splendor. Most special among them are Mahabalipuram next to Chennai and Kanyakumari as far south.

Mahabalipuram, the seventh century harbor of Pallava dynasty is just 60 km south from Chennai. It is one among the Tamil Nadu's preferred tourist attractions. The Shore Temple is the dominant appeal here. It is additionally an eminent beach resort.

Kanyakumari is incomparable in its geographical placement and natural surroundings. Being the southern tip of this country, it is a junction place of three water bodies, Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal including Arabian sea.

From a well known pilgrimage site, Kanyakumari is now quickly changing its profile to a popular tourist attraction. A number of other interesting places are out there expecting for your visit.

Chennai - the entrance of Tamil Nadu is a capital city and typically a stronghold of very old ethnic society and is also one of India's most important cities. The Chennai Marian beach on the Bay of Bengal is one among the largest beaches around the world.

Some of the travel attractions in Chennai are: Fort St. George, the very oldest Anglican Church in the East, and Santhome Church, Museum, Cholamandalam Artist Village etc.

Temple locations heighten the southern part of the Tamil land. In the middle of the Chola Kingdom, inside the city of Thanjavur, Emperor Raja Raja Cholan constructed his magnum opus, the Big Temple. It is the masterpiece of Chola architecture.

Madurai is found south of Chennai and features one of the fabulous temples on earth. Devoted to Goddess Menakshi it features a Hall of thousand Pillars and many entry towers with elegant sculptures.

Kanchipuram is among India's best seven Hindu holy cities and is called as the city of a 1000 Temples. Nearby is the Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary. Some other temple locations in Tamil Nadu are Chidambaram, Tiruchirapalli Rameswaram and Kumbakonam.

List Of Tourist Spots:

  • Chennai: Museum, Deer Park, Temples, Beaches.
  • Mahabalipuram: Olden Architectures and Stone Carvings.
  • Trichy: Rock Fort Temple, Srirangam Temple, Museum.
  • Thanjavur: Big Temple, Royal Palace, Art Gallery.
  • Madurai: Meenakshi Temple, Gandhi Memorial, Thirumalai Naicker Mahal and Mariamman Tank.
  • Rameshwaram: Ramanathaswami Temple, Dhanushkodi.
  • Kanyakumari: Thiruvalluvar Statue, Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Memorial.
  • Ooty & Kodaikanal: Hill Resorts.
  • And Many more World life sanctuaries, National Parks and Beaches.

Stay Safe

Compared to other states in India, Tamil Nadu is considered as one among the most secure place.

But similar to many other travel spots in the world, here you may face some difficulties.

Keep an eye on pickpockets and robbers in your travel. In case you have a trip by Train, please avoid anything offered by co-passengers.

Also, when journeying with someone from the opposite sex, it would be recommended that just avoid intimacy in public places, as it may provoke rubbish attention and criticism.

Important Note

Are you an international traveler? If you are vacationing in Tamil Nadu, please do not forget to inform your Embassy regarding your visit to allow them to help you up to date with urgent safety and security info. They can also support your family communicate with you in an emergency.

Always keep in mind that the electricity supply in Tamil Nadu is 220 volt AC-50 cycles. Double check your electrical appliances can operate on this voltage, or purchase an adapter kit.

Enchanting Tamil Nadu - Vid

Photo Credits:

  • Tamil Nadu Sculpture: Corey'sWorld (MDCoreBear) Published under CC license.
  • Giant Temple Structure: Nirmal S Published under CC license.
  • Classical Art: Bharathanatyam Anandham Published under CC license.
  • Sandy Beach: Flickr Under CC license.
  • Temple Sculpture: jaroslavd Under CC license.
  • Valluvarkottam Chennai: Soham_pablo Under CC license


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I am sukkran aka sukkran trichy, from Trichy, India. I am an online writer, blogger, writing for many publishing platforms.

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
8th Mar 2014 (#)

how wonder filled is this sukkran and the pictures marvellous..thank you so very much

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author avatar sukkran
8th Mar 2014 (#)

thanks carolina, for your visit and a lovely comment.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
8th Mar 2014 (#)

Interesting Post!

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author avatar sukkran
8th Mar 2014 (#)

thanks dear fern.

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author avatar Randhir Bechoo
8th Mar 2014 (#)

Interesting article

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author avatar sukkran
8th Mar 2014 (#)

glad you like this post. thanks randhir.

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author avatar Rathnashikamani
8th Mar 2014 (#)

Very interesting...and with full of details and guidelines to enjoy visiting Tamil Nadu.

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author avatar sukkran
9th Mar 2014 (#)

hi, rathna. appreciate your visit and comment. have a nice day.

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author avatar Delicia Powers
10th Mar 2014 (#)

Very lovely...thanks for this amazing share...

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author avatar sukkran
14th Mar 2014 (#)

thanks for your visit delicia

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author avatar n.c.radomes
13th Mar 2014 (#)

A good guide for people wishing to see India. Rated up!

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author avatar sukkran
14th Mar 2014 (#)

thanks for an encouraging comment, dear radomes

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