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Tamil Nadu: Tale of Temples


Posted : 28 September 2017 01:31:44 | By TWO Bureau | Two Bureau

Tamil Nadu: Tale of Temples

With over 3300 temples, Tamil Nadu truly is the cradle of the Dravidian culture. No wonder it attracts the second highest footfalls of overseas tourists in India. Several of the magnificent temples of Tamil Nadu have been inscribed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO that includes the Great Living Chola Temples, Group of Monuments in Mahabalipuram and the Nilgiri Mountain Railways.

 

There are so many things to do in Tamil Nadu for the activities include tours to some of the finest beaches down southern coast, temples, monuments and hill stations. The most popular hill station in Tamil Nadu and one of the hottest honeymoon destinations in South India is Ooty which is also referred to as the Queen of the Hills in South.

 

However, if you are tired of the rush of Ooty, try out the more relaxed, soothing and tranquil sister hill station Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu. Pretty lake, awe inspiring sun set points and verdant landscape makes it one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in South India.

 

Tamil Nadu Tour will also introduce you to the state's rich culture that amazes visitors from all across the world. Be it a Bharatanatyam performance or a shopping tour around some of its colorful markets, you will see that the culture of Tamil Nadu is reflected in everything you can see around you. Indeed, nothing can beat the splendor of this Indian state that has remained in perfect touch with its roots even as it makes giant strides in the modern world.

 

Capital city Chennai, commercial town of Tiruchirapalli, temple city Rameshawaram, wildlife sanctuaries, various events and festivals etc. are some of the major tourist attractions in Tamil Nadu.

 

Blessed by nature and nestled beautifully in the Indian Peninsula between the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean, Tamil Nadu has a lot to offers to tourists.

 

A perfect blend of rich traditional culture and cosmopolitan lifestyle, Chennai is a major tourist attraction in Tamil Nadu and a place to be. Marina Beach with its silver sands is a perfect place to stroll around and get the tranquil feel. Besides, the famous St. George and St. Mary's church are some of the other famous places to see in Chennai.

 

Famous for its majestic temples, Tamil Nadu provides you with a glimpse of the rich architectural genius of the bygone era through these temples. Tanjore, Kanyakumari, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kanchipuram etc. are some of the places in Tamil Nadu known for their temples.

 

Besides, Marina Beach with its golden sands, Ooty the famous hill station famous for its mist clad Nilgiris etc. are some of the other Tamil Nadu tourist attractions which you must visit on your Tamil Nadu tour.

 

 

Best time to visit

 

The climate of Tamil Nadu is tropical which means there is very less variation in temperature in winter or summer. The rainy season arrives with North East Monsoon and hill stations such as Ooty and Kodaikanal are at their verdant best. April and May are the hottest with mercury soaring to above 40 degree Celsius. Average temperature remains close to 30 °C during the month of November till February and that is why we have included Tamil Nadu in our list of best places to visit in India in winter.

 

How to reach

Tamil Nadu is well connected to its neighboring state by road. Several state transport bus as well as deluxe bus services like Volvo operates between major South Indian Cities to destinations in Tamil Nadu.

 

By Air

Meenambakkam Airport in the capital city Chennai is connected internationally via major airliners. Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) is connected via air from Sri Lanka as well. Other airport in Tamil Nadu only caters to domestic airlines.

 

By Rail

Tamil Nadu is connected to all the major cities of India via rail. The major rail heads from tourism point of view are Chennai, Trichy, Madurai and Coimbatore.




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