EXPLORE TAMIL NADU
Explore Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples. In Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple has high ‘gopuram’ towers ornamented with colorful figures. On Pamban Island, Ramanathaswamy Temple is a pilgrimage site. The town of Kanyakumari, at India’s southernmost tip, is the site of ritual sunrises. Tamil Nadu is the southern most state of India. To the north and west are the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala. To the east and south is the Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean. The state is separated from state by the slender Palk Strait.
Tours of South India square measure incomplete while not visiting the grand temples and cultural treasures of Madras.Tamil Nadu is made in natural resources like rock, bauxite, lignite, mineral and ore. Cotton spinning and weaving are the major industries besides fertilizers, cement, paper, chemicals and electric motors. It ranks second (first being Kerala) in the production of fish. The most important river is the Cauvery which is an important source of water and power.
The capital of Tamil Nadu, is one of the four major metropolitan cities in India. The city has many tourist attractions:
Marina beach: It is one of the longest beaches in the world.
High Court: It is one of the largest judicial complexes in the world.
The Art and Bronze Gallery: Where one can find few examples of the Tanjore school of painting.
Snake Park: A tour of this fascinating park will reveal that more than 40 species of common snakes besides crocodiles, chameleons, monitor lizards and tortoises can be seen here.
Fort Museum: It is at Fort St George, the first British fort build around 1653 by the British East India Company. The padlocks, old uniforms, old prints, palanquins, paintings of the governors are displayed here.
If you travel 245 kms removed from city, you’ll reach Chidambaram, additionally referred to as the ‘City of the Cosmic Dancer’. The image of ‘Nataraja (the recreation Shiva)’ in his cosmic dance create is thought through out the globe. ‘The Chitrakootam’, another shrine adjacent to the Nataraja temple is devoted to Lord Govindraja.
The third largest city in the state, also known as the ‘Manchester of South India’.
EXPLORE TAMIL NADU PLACES
Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary :
It is about 90 kms away from Coimbatore, this sanctuary is home to animals like tiger, elephant, sloth bear, black headed oriole.
Black Thunder: A thrilling and adventurous water theme park.
If you travel 76 kms southwest of the Chennai, you will reach Kanchipuram, famous for its hand-woven silk fabrics.
Tours of Madurai can cover the noted sites like ‘The nice Meenakshi temple’, ‘Tirumala Nayak Maha;’, ‘Alagar Hills’ and ‘Tripura Kundran Rock temple’.
If you travel 120 kms from Madurai, you will reach this scenic hill station in Tamil Nadu, famous for ‘The Kurinji flower’, which blossoms once in 12 years. Also worth visiting on your tour is the lake and the Solar Physical Observatory.
This town is known for its seven pagodas – a bunch of ancient rock temples, that are samples of the Dravidian form of design.
It is a sacred place for Hindus, known for its temples.
It is an important center for bronze figure casting. Thanjavur known for the beautiful Brihadeshwara temple. Other places that can be seen are ‘The Raja Museum and Art Gallery’ and ‘Sarasvati Mahal Library’.
The southern most tip of the country, it is the confluence of the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. It is famous for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets and is also an important pilgrimage center.
It situated on the banks of the Cauvery river, 325 kms away from Chennai, this city known for its historic temple architecture, worth seeing on your tour of Tamil Nadu.
Why you choose this package!
- TIRUPATI Temple
- KAMAKSHI AMMAN Temple
- KANYAKUMARI Temple
- TRIVENI Sangam
- Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple
- Sri Padmanabhapuram Palace