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a warm welcome to Tamil Nadu

' தமிழ்நாட்டிற்கு ஒரு அன்பான வரவேற்பு' 

Tamil Nadu is the home to a lot of beautiful tourist destinations. This state has got destinations for all kinds of tourists, pilgrimagers and adventurous guys too. You can find tourists destination from modern to ancient times.  This state is a hassle free location for any kind of travelers. 

Tourist places in Tamilnadu

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Chennai offers all the Metro city facilities and is a good place for young and night life loving tourists. With many beaches you can enjoy your holidays very well when you aer in Chennai. This state is considered to be one of the best tourist destination in Southern India.

Places to visit :
Marina Beach, Fort Saint George, Vivekananda House (Vivekananda Illam), The Turtle Walk

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Kanchipuram is located at a distance of 75 km from Chennai. Kanchipuram has got rich history and it is one of the oldest cities in India. Kanchipuram is also known as Kanchi, it is one of the most famous pilgrimage center in India. There are many temples built from 3rd to 9th century. You can see the unique South Indian style of architecture in all these temples. Kanchipuram is also famous for manually woven silk sarees.

Places to visit :
Kanchi Kamakshi Temple, Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kailasanathar Temple, Karchapeshwarar Temple, Ekambaranatha Temple

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Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for the giant monolithic structures carved from single rocks. Mahabalipuram is located 57 km from Chennai and this place is also famous for its shore temples built in 7th century. This city also offers beautiful sand beaches and a good shopping experience to the tourists.

Places to visit :
Five Rathas and Shore Temple, Thirukadalmallai temple, Cholamadal Artist’s Village, Mahabalipuram Beach, Tiger Cave, Crocodile Park, Vedanthangal sanctuary

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Kodaikanal is also one of the best hill stations in India. Kodaikanal, often referred to as the ‘Princess of Hill stations’. Just like ooty, Kodaikanal has several scenic natural attractions and is a popular romantic destination. Kodiakanal offres you beautiful landscape, valleys, wild and enchanting waterfalls. You can also try activities such as boating, horse riding and trekking in Kodaikanal.

Places to visit :
Kodai Lake, Bryant Park, Coaker’s Walk, Bear Shola Falls, Silver Cascade, Pillar Rocks,  and the Palani Hills

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Ooty is one of the best hill stations in India and also one of the top places visited by many tourists. Ooty is also known as Udhagamandalam. Weather in Ooty is at the best and you can visit this hill station any time of the year and the best place to escape summer. With many valley view points and waterfalls Ooty is a busy and crowded tourist destination, during peak season. But Ooty is worth visiting. Ooty is called the ‘Queen of Hill stations’ .

Places to visit :
Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Wenlock Downs, Pine Forest, and Emerald Lake.

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Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri Hills located in between the route from Ooty to Kodaikanal. An best and ideal place for a romantic getaway. Coonoor was once a less known tourist destination,  which is now slowly emerging as one of the best hill station.

Places to visit :
Catherine Falls, Dolphin’s Nose, Doddabetta Mountain, Sim’s Park

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Hogenakkal is one of the best waterfall in the country and often referred as the ‘Niagara of India’.. Hogenakkal Falls is in Cauvery River located in Dharmapuri district . Cauvery river splits into multiple streams of waterfalls here. If you visit Tamil Nadu, don’t miss this beautiful waterfalls. Hogenakkal means Smoky Rocks in kannada language. It is called so because of the carbonatite rocks found near this place . The best time to visit Hogenakkal Falls is from July to October.

Places to visit :
Mettur Dam,  Hogenakkal Falls

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Chidambaram is a famous pilgrimage center in Cuddalore district. The famous Nataraja Temple which is in Chidambaram was built during the 11th century and is one of the most celebrated Shiva Temples in South India.

Places to visit :
Nataraja Temple, Thillai Kaali Amman Temple, Pichavaram, Sattanathar Temple, Bhuvanagiri, Parangipettai.

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Madurai is the third largest city in Tamil Nadu. Madurai is one of the most famous pilgrimage center in India. Madurai Meenakshi Temple is the very famous and one of the largest temple of India. Madruai is also the oldest inhabited city,  its more than 4000 years old. Madurai is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu.

Places to visit :
Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Thiruparankundram Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Mahal, Koodal Alagar Temple, Vaigai Dam, Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Vilachery Pottery Village

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Rameshwaram is also one of the most holiest places and famous Pilgrimage centers in South India , which is 171 km from Madurai and located on the Pamban Island. Rameswaram is the place from where Lord Rama, built a bridge across the sea to rescue Sita from Ravana.
Rameshwaram Temple is one of the most famous Shiva temple in India. It is believed that pilgrimage to Banaras is incomplete without a pilgrimage to Rameshwaram. Rameshwaram is one of the char dhma. Other three dhams are Dwarka, Puri and Badrinath.

Places to visit :
Rameshwaram Temple, Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple, Agnitheertham, Gandamadana Parvatham, Dhanushkodi beach, Pamban beach, Kothandaraswamy Temple.

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Kanyakumari is located on the bottom most tip of India, where the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean merges together. Kanyakumari is one the most best places to visit in India. There are all kinds of tourists places in Kanyakumari from temples to churches, Beaches to statues. Visit knyakumari on the full moon night in April, you can see the magical moment of sun set and moon rise simultaneously.

Places to visit :
Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kumari Amman Temple, Vattakottai Fort, The wax museum, Sanguthurai Beach, Sothavilai Beach

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Coimbatore is the best place for nature lovers and landscape photographesr. Also there are many temples, churches and dams in Coimbatore. This place is the best and perfect escape from the daily noise and hustle-bustle of the city life. Weather in Coimbatore is also good and perfect for all kinds of tourists.

Places to visit :
Monkey Falls, Vydehi falls, Kovai Kutralam falls, Siruvani Falls and Dam, Kodiveri Dam, Amaravathi dam, Ayyappan temple, Infant Jesus Church and Dhyanalinga Yogic temple.

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Yercaud is famous for its unique flora and fauna, forest and coffee plantations. This is a small and beautiful hill station and a good place for trekking and such activities. Driving through the ghat roads of Yercaud is a special and memorable experience.

Places to visit :
Emerald lake , Killiyur waterfalls , The Anna Park, Japanese Park, Lady’s Seat.

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Thanjavur or Tanjore is one of the oldest cities in Tamil Nadu . The famous Brihadeeswarar Temple , which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India is located in Thanjavur. Thanjavur is famous for Tanjore paintings ,sarees, textiles and handicrafts.

Places to visit :
Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur Palace, Kumbakonam, Darasuram, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thiruvaiyaru, Thirubuvanam,