Monday, January 18, 2016

Tamil Nadu Tour: The Cultural Hub of India

The history of Tamil Nadu goes back about 5,000 years. The state is the birth place of Dravidian culture in India. The dynasties of Chera, Chola and Pandyan ruled the Dravidian country from which the modern state Tamil Nadu is formed. It has seen the rise and fall of various dynasties and rulers, as Muslim powers and the establishment of East India Company which has created a larger impact on the cultural heritage of the state and life of people. With Chennai as the capital city, Tamil Nadu lies in the Southern most part of Indian Peninsula which is bordered with Pondicherry, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh makes it an enchanting tourist destination that is thronged by larger number of visitors to explore its different facets.

The state is blessed with some of the best well-developed cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, Kanchipuram, Madurai etc. which are distinct and are festooned with major tourist attractions. Chennai, one of the metropolises is the cultural capital of India. Its deep-rooted traditions and great heritage is the true reflection of country's diversity. Blossomed into a charming city, Chennai has both modern and traditional values. Marina beach in the city is the second largest beach in the world is the major attraction among the visitors. Other famous attractions of the city include Government Museum, Kapaleeshwar Temple, St. Thomas Cathedral etc. Dharmapuri district attract large number of visitors. It is from here one of the major river Cauvery flows. Hogenakkal is the place of waterfalls where one can enjoy boating, bathing is also a popular pilgrim centre namely Theerthamalai. Described as the Southern most end of Tamil Nadu where three sees meet Kanyakumari is one of the most popular tourist spots in the state. Chitharal, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Thiruvalluvar statue are some of the must visit places on Tamil Nadu Tours. Madurai another important city of Tamil Nadu is referred as Athens of the East is a place of great historical and cultural importance. Meenakshi Temple is the glory of the state which is thronged by large number of devotees from all across the globe.

Tamil Nadu is decked with some of the delightful hill stations. Kodaikanal, Ooty, Yercaud, Yelagiri are some of the scenic spots of the city. Away from the noisy cities, the hill stations of the state are paradise for nature lovers. On Tamil Nadu tours guests can enjoy the panoramic beauty of these hill beauties and take part in various fun-filled adventurous and rejuvenating activities such as trekking, hang gliding, boating, golfing etc in the shimmering water streams, misty valleys and pristine lakes that leave the vacationers mesmerized.

For wildlife enthusiast Tamil Nadu Holiday Package is no less than a blessing in disguise. About 17.6% area of the state is covered with forests that spread over plains and mountain slopes. The state has 5 National Parks and 17 Wildlife Sanctuaries that offer guests a wonderful experience to enjoy their vacations in the lap of Mother Nature. Tamil Nadu tours offer its guests an opportunity to enjoy and witness the glorious heritage of the state as the state has hundreds of temples with lofty towers that dot the skyline of the state. These temples are the torch bearers and are the repositories of the magnificent art forms of the state. Kamakshi Amman Temple, Chidambaram Temple, Murugan Temple, Tyagaraja temple are some of the world famous religious sites that the visitors can't afford to miss on Tamil Nadu Tours.

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