Tourist Destinations

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Tamil Nadu is a state with a rich culture and historical heritage, and it offers a range of tourist destinations for visitors. Here are some popular tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu:

Chennai: Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu and offers a range of attractions, including the Marina Beach, Fort St. George, and the Kapaleeswarar Temple.

Mahabalipuram: Mahabalipuram is a coastal town located south of Chennai and is famous for its ancient rock-cut temples and monuments, including the Shore Temple and the Pancha Rathas.

Madurai: Madurai is a historic city located in southern Tamil Nadu and is famous for the Meenakshi Temple, a magnificent temple complex dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi.

Ooty: Ooty is a picturesque hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills of Tamil Nadu and offers stunning views, a pleasant climate, and attractions such as the Ooty Botanical Gardens and the Ooty Lake.

Kodaikanal: Kodaikanal is another hill station located in the Palani Hills of Tamil Nadu and is famous for its scenic beauty, including the Kodaikanal Lake and the Coaker's Walk.

Thanjavur: Thanjavur is a city located in central Tamil Nadu and is famous for the Brihadeeswarar Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the Thanjavur Palace.

Rameswaram: Rameswaram is a holy town located on an island in the Gulf of Mannar and is famous for the Ramanathaswamy Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples in India.

Kanyakumari: Kanyakumari is a coastal town located at the southernmost tip of India and is famous for its stunning sunrises and sunsets, as well as the Vivekananda Rock Memorial and the Thiruvalluvar Statue.

These are just a few of the many tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu. The state also has several other temples, beaches, hill stations, and wildlife reserves that are worth exploring.

Major tourist destinations in the state of Tamilnadu are listed here. Brief information regarding the destinations and the portal address are also available.

  • Rameswaram : The holy island of Rameswaram is known for one of India’s most venerated and most visited Shiva shrines, dedicated to Sri Ramanathaswamy.
  • Coimbatore : Coimbatore. Also known as Kovai, Coimbatore is the second largest city of TamilNadu and one of the fastest growing cities in India.
  • Ootacamund (Ooty) : Ooty means many different things to people. Most come here for the scenery, others for the weather, but some come here just for the various outdoor activities that are possible in this beautiful town.
  • Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) : Tiruchirappalli, situated on the banks of the river Cauvery is the fourth largest city in Tamil Nadu. It was a citadel of the early Cholas which later fell to the Pallavas
  • Srirangam : Srirangam is a holy place. Importantly for vaishnavates, because, their God Vishnu is in the name of “Renganathar” in a sleeping posture (called Anantha sayanam), which could not be seen any where else like this.
  • Madurai : One of South India's great temple towns, Madurai is synonymous with the celebrated Meenakshi Temple.
  • Chidambaram : Chidambaram greets us with a beautiful temple, dedicated to Lord Nataraja- God Siva in the form of a Cosmic Dancer. This is one of the few temples where Siva and Vishnu are enshrined under one roof.
  • Thanjavur : Thanjavur District is the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. The Big Temple and the other famous temples in the district are known all over the world.
  • Kodaikanal : Kodaikanal is one of the beautiful hill station in India , it is unique rows and rows of silky pine trees sloping down to clear, cold streams, spectacular views which suddenly disappear in foamy mist, people bundled up in sweaters and overcoats this is ce
  • Chennai : Chennai is the capital city of the State, besides being an important district. The district city is one of the metropolis of India and serves as the gateway of the culture of South India.