Tamil Nadu Tourism - A Journey Worth Taking!

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Tamil Nadu Tourism - A Journey Worth Taking!

Why? You could ask me, and to this, my reply can never be small or in one line. Tamil Nadu, the south Indian state has plethora to impress its visitors, so just a one line reply will not suffice. Hence, here in this article, let me reveal before you the abundant charms of Tamil Nadu as a tourist destination.

The Sacred Temples

When talking about Tamil Nadu as a tourist destination, the first attraction that seem to strike visitors is the large number of temples. The grand temples that belong to the Hindu deities are sacred destinations where pilgrims reach in large number every year to bow their head in reverence. A number of temples also hold annual temple festivals that give religious fervour amongst Hindus a further boost. Other than being holy destinations, these temples are also a treat for architecture lovers. The curious eyes of such people just love to check out every little detail of the temple architecture.

Here are the top 5 famous temples:

  • Meenakshi Temple

  • Chidambaram Temple

  • Rameshwaram Temple

  • Kanyakumari Temple

  • Chidambaram Kapaleeswarar

The Blessed Beaches

Next comes the dreamy beaches that have inspired a number of creative minds to pen down few lines and sketch some fantastic pieces in admiration. Lying here, you can watch the sun rise with glowing beauty and go down with equal grace every day. It is an experience that completely overwhelms you. While at these beaches, you can also involve yourself in thrilling adventure sports to add more fun to your trip.

Here are the top 5 famous beaches:

  • Marina Beach

  • Mahabalipuran Beach

  • Kanyakumari Beach

  • Rameshwaram Beach

  • Covelong Beach

The Green Hills

From beaches to mountains! Here's a variety that you will simply love to explore and enjoy. The Nilgiris and Palani hills invite you to spend some cool moments, away from the warmth of the beaches in some of the best hill stations of India. Watch clouds play hide and seek with the mountains, roam around in the tea gardens, trek through unexplored routes to enjoy the rich bounty that the hill stations of the state house.

Here are the top 5 famous hill stations:

  • Ooty

  • Kodaikanal

  • Coonoor

  • Yercaud

  • Yelagiri

The Heritage Monuments

Besides the religious temples, the state is also home to numerous other monuments. As you pass through them, they gracefully unfold stories from past. From caves to forts and palaces, these heritage treasures of Tamil Nadu are just brilliant for and exploration trip.

Here are the top 5 famous monuments:

  • St. George's Fort

  • Arjuna's Penance

  • Padmanabhapuram Palace

  • Valluvar Kottam

  • Tanjavur Palace

There are number of other attractions that make Tamil Nadu a perfect place for tourism. Explore them this vacation. You will surely love them.

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This article was published on 2011/10/31