Tamilnadu tourist attractions - Tamil Nadu, the southern Indian state which is famous for the ravishing beauty of its cities, beaches, temples, monuments and hill stations is located along the southern coast of India where the Indian Ocean meets with the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. This beautiful Indian state not only boasts of the wonderful coastline along the Bay of Bengal called the Coromandel Coast but towards east is flocked by the hills of Eastern Ghats and towards west by the picturesque Nilgiri and Annamalai hill range. Tamilnadu is of great historical importance as it has been ruled by many powerful dynasties like Cholas, Pandyas ,Pallavas etc. and each of these rulers left a cultural legacy but in spite of that Tamil Nadu has been able to preserve its ancient Dravidian culture.
The capital of Tamilnadu, Chennai, is one of India's four metro cities, and was founded by the British in 1640. Reflections of colonial architecture of those times could be seen in its buildings. Chennai also has some famous beaches like the Marina Beach and it also has one of the main harbors in India. With its long coastline of 1000 kilometers, the picturesque hill ranges, vibrant culture and traditions, Tamil Nadu offers a wide range of tourist places in Tamilnadu for the domestic as well as global travelers. These are some Tamilnadu tourist places which is given below :
The temple town of Mamallapuram, also known as Mahabalipuram, is located on the Coromandel Coast on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, around 55 kilometers from the capital city of Chennai. Mamallapuram beach is one of the best Tamilnadu tourist places.
One of the major tourist places in Tamilnadu offered by Tamil Nadu Tourism, Kanyakumari, attracts a large number of tourists from across the globe with its exceptional natural beauty. The picturesque town of Kanyakumari is located in the southernmost point of India where the Indian Ocean meets the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.
Ooty, often referred as "The Queen of Hill Stations" is one of the most visited tourist places in Tamilnadu for its scenic beauty. Officially known as Udagamandalam, Ooty hill station is commonly known as Ooty. Located in the picturesque hill range of Nilgiris at a height of 2240 meters
Tiruchirapalli, Rock Fort City is situated on the banks of river Kaveri. Trichy is a fine blend of temples and monuments and is a great travel destination. Dominated by the granite rock soaring 84 metres into the skyline, Trichy also hosts the Golden Rock Locomotive Workshop, an Ordinance Factory and REC. Rockfort Temple is one of the most famous Tamilnadu tourist attractions.
Apart from the beautiful beaches, picturesque hill stations and the places of religious importance for the Hindus, Tamil Nadu is also home to one of the most important Tamilnadu tourist places for Christians, Velankanni Church, an extremely important Roman Catholic Shrine dedicated to "Our Lady of Good Health
Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple is a great architectural structure and known as best tamilnadu tourist places and located in Thanjavur (Tanjore) district in the southern Indian state of Tamilnadu. This beautiful temple was built in the 11th century during the rule of Chola Dynasty by Rajendra Chola.