This place offers breathtaking hills and mesmerizing landscapes of it is the meeting point of the Western and Eastern Ghats. The place is a beautiful amalgamation of the old and the new cultures that makes Tamil Nadu a popular tourist destination. In fact, Tamil Nadu is the most visited state in terms of foreign tourist arrival in India.
Here are 5 top places in Tamil Nadu that you should definitely visit
The literal meaning of Kodaikanal is ‘the gift of the forests’. Situated on the hills of Palani, the town is at a height of 7200 feet above sea level. Being a lakeside town in Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal has a beautiful climate all around the year which makes it easier to visit.
The beautiful mist-covered manicured cliffs and waterfall that come together to create the ideal setting for a perfect getaway. The place is particularly popular among couples and honeymooners.
Nestled amidst Nilgiri hills, Ooty, also known as Udagamandalam is popularly known as the ‘queen of hill stations and is one of the most famous tourist destinations of Tamil Nadu. During the British rule in India, the place served as the summer capital of the East India Company for its picturesque views.
With its landscapes filled with tea gardens, serene waterfalls, winding country lanes, and charming colonial architecture, Ooty is perfect and will definitely make your stay here memorable.
The city is located on a beautiful island is one of the holiest places for Hindus all around India and not just in the state. It is separated by a small Pamban channel from Sri Lanka.
Dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, Rameshwaram Temple is one of the Jyotirlinga temples in India and is one of the top attractions you must visit during your trip here. Apart from this, it is also considered sacred as Lord Rama worshipped Shiva here. You can find people performing poojas in every majestic temple for their ancestors here.
Madurai is the third most populated city of Tamil Nadu and also one of the oldest inhabitable cities of the world. The place is home to so many ancient temples that the city itself is called ‘the city of temples’.
Meenakshi Ammam Temple is of extreme importance here as it has been mentioned in almost all the ancient holy texts and the temple is considered as the prime pilgrim spot for all of the Tamil people. Many different monuments and temples are also a must-visit along with the various festivals celebrated here.
The southernmost tip of the Indian peninsula, Kanyakumari, is bordered by three water bodies, the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. It is a small coastal town in the state of Tamil Nadu which was earlier known as Cape Comorin.
The town offers you a variety of landscapes with its mountainous terrain amid three seas, elevated patches of hills, and paddy fields lined with coconut trees. The city is popular for its beaches, temples, and other iconic historical monuments.
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