Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu and also the fourth metropolitan city of India. It is located on the Coromandel coast. Chennai is not like the other big cities of India. Here travelers can relax in the calm and serene environment of its beautiful beaches or they can visit the different monuments of this Tamil Nadu city. Marina beach, St Mary's church, Kandaswamy temple and Thanjavur are the most popular tourist attractions of Tamil Nadu.
One of the most beautiful and popular hill stations of South India, Ooty is called the Queen of the hill stations. This Tamil Nadu city is the capital of the Nilgiri district. The scenic beauty of this hill station attracts holiday-makers and young honeymooning couples from every corner of the world every year. Ooty is a perfect destination to spend the most memorable holidays of your life. Take the mountain train journey to experience the breathtaking scenic view of this mesmerizing land.
Located at the southern most tip of the Indian peninsula, Kanyakumari is one of the most famous tourist attraction of India. It is the situated at the confluence of the meeting point of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. The magical aura of this city of Tamil Nadu enchants every visitor. Thiruvalluvar statue, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Mathur Aqueduct and Vattakottai fort are some of the well known tourist sites of this city.
Coimbatore is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu and is also one of the most important engineering and textile center. People refer this city as the Manchester of South India because of the presence of the large number of the textile industries. One can experience the true colors of Tamil Nadu's cultural heritage while visiting Coimbatore.
Situated on Pamban island, Rameswaram is one of the most visited cities of Tamil Nadu. Devotees from all around the world come here to seek the blessings of the Lord Rama after whom this city was named. There are many legends associated with this city. It is believed that Lord Rama came on the shores while searching for his wife and prayed to Shiva to help him. There are many places here that are worth watching and praying like Ramarpadam, Sita Kund and many more.
The second largest city in Tamil Nadu is famous for the beautiful Meenakshi temple. The city came into being during the Pandyan rule and is said to be blessed by Lord Shiva. Meenakshi temple apart, the city is famous for a number fo other temples, and musuems.
A day's trip from Chennai will take you to Mahabalipuram, known for its temple. It is an important pilgrimage destination and is also known as Mammalpuram. The architecture of the temple and ambiance around will complete charm you.
Short for Tiruchirappalli, Trichy is both a commercial and educational center of Tamil Nadu apart from being a tourist center. The Rock Fort Temple is prime attraction of the city which also has a number of other attractions.
Kancheepuram is known as the temple city of Tamil Nadu and is very famous for its silk sarees. It is the main headquarters of the Kanchipuram district. People know Kancheepuram as the City of 1000 temples and it is also one of the seven holy cities of India. Vishnu temples, Shiva temples, Kachapeshwarar temple are most visited shrines of Tamil Nadu that attracts thousand of devotees.
Situated at an altitude of about 1,800 m above the sea level, Coonoor is the second largest hill station of the Nilgiri district. It is very popular for its lush green Nilgiri tea plantations. It is a well known destination for trekking and an ideal place for spending your holidays in the lap of the nature. Sim's Park, Pomological Station, Law's falls and Lamb's rock are the most important tourist attractions of this city.