Tamil Nadu is situated on the South eastern part of Indian Peninsula. Near to the Peninsula region, there are many places to visit in Tamil Nadu. It is the eleventh largest state of India. The word Tamil Nadu means The Land of Tamils or Tamil Country. This state is full of natural resources. This state is ranked in the top seven countries of developed region. The people of Tamil Nadu are much indulged in classical art, classical music and also in classical literature. Eight tourist places in Tamil Nadu are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The temples and historic monuments of this state, are having remarkable architecture. Tamil Nadu Tourism is having the largest tourism industry in India. Attractive waterfalls, Charming lakes, hill stations, wildlife sanctuaries and heritage sites, makes it best tourist attraction of India. Whether we talk about the scenic beauty or historical and cultural beauty, in every aspect this state is very rich. Places to visit in Tamil Nadu are:

KANYAKUMARI

places to visit in kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is also known as Cape Comorin. It is situated at the tip of Southern region of peninsular region in India. This city is famous for Hindu pilgrimage. Kanyakumari comes in the best ‘places to visit in Tamil Nadu’. Temples, beaches, memorials, waterfalls and white sand that shows distinguished scenic beauty of this place. Kanyakumari is the picturesque spot. You can enjoy the Cape festival, which takes place in the month of October for 3 days. In Kanyakumari there is a rock memorial known as Vivekananda, which is located at that place where three oceans meet. The handicraft of this place is very cheap, so you can buy them. Places to visit in Kanyakumari are:

  • Vivekananda Rock Memorial
  • Padmanabhapuram Palace
  • Thiruvalluvar Statue
  • Kanyakumari Beach
  • Wax Museum
  • Kanyakumari Temple
  • Thanumalyan Temple – Sthanumalyan Kovil
  • Suchindrum
  • Chitharal Jain Monuments
  • Padmanabhapuram Palaces
  • Vattakottai Fort
  • Thirparappu Falls
  • Gandhi Mandapam
  • Government Museum
  • Amman Temple, Kanyakumari
  • Mathoor Hanging Bridge

CHENNAI

places to visit in chennai

Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Madras. Chennai is the fifth largest city of India. It is most visited tourist place in Tamil Nadu, by the foreigners. This city is termed as the India’s Health Capital. Many foreigners came here for their medical purposes, so medical tourism is very famous in this city. This city is also famous for its mind blowing beaches, museums, historical forts, monuments and buildings, Art & Craft of Tamil Nadu, Temples, Wildlife parks, shopping centers and many other interesting things make you to love this place. This city is the mixture of past and present living standard. Places to visit in Chennai are:

  • Marina Beach
  • The Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society
  • Pulicat Lake
  • MGR Fil, City
  • Breezy Beach
  • Connemara Public Library
  • VGP Golden Beach
  • Semmozhi Poonga
  • Valluvar Kottam
  • Arignar Anna zoological Park
  • Ashtalakshmi Temple
  • Kapaleeswarar Temple
  • National Art Gallery
  • Little Mount Shrine

VELLORE

places to visit in vellore

Vellore is also known as Rayavelur and sometimes Vellaimaanagar. This city is the major exporter of leather finished goods. It is situated on the north eastern parts of Tamil Nadu, at the banks of river Polar. In history this city is undergone by various rulers like Bijapur Sultans, Hoysalas, Pandyas, Pallavas, British and many more. A unique thing that make it the best ‘Tamil Nadu destination’, is the glamorous carvings and Dravidian style of architecture. Places to visit in Vellore are:

  • Vellore Fort
  • Delhi Gate
  • Srilakshmi Golden Temple
  • Sri Murugan Temple
  • Chelliamman Kovila
  • Vainu Bappu Observatory
  • Sripuram Golden Temple
  • Jalakandeswarar Temple
  • Yelagiri
  • Mannur Lake
  • Palamathi Hills
  • Clock Tower
  • Kavalur Observatory
  • Church Of South

MAHABALIPURAM

places ti visit in mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram is famous for its rock temples and stone carvings. This city was built in 9th century. This city of Pallavs, comes in the well-known places to visit in Tamil Nadu. Many monuments of this place comes in UNESCO heritage sites. At the sides of Ganga River are some walls, on which different shapes are embossed, that are very attractive to see. Many temples of Mahabalipuram, had taken 100 to 200 years for their planning and building. Some monuments and temples of this place are just carved with the single rock. The people who like to see architectural monuments, this is the best Tamil Nadu destination. Places to visit in Mahabalipuram:

  • Shore Temple
  • Arjuna Penance
  • Tiger Caves
  • Cave Temple
  • Shore Temple
  • Crocodile Bank
  • India Seashell Museum
  • Mahishamardini Cave
  • Thirukadalmallai
  • Ganesha Ratha Temple
  • Kovalam
  • Pancha Rathas
  • Sri Sthala Sayanaperumal Temple
  • Mahabalipuram Beach
  • Mamallapuram Lighthouse

OOTY

places to visit in ooty

Ooty is located in the Western Ghats Ooty is also known as Queen of Hills and Blue Mountains. It is the very beautiful hill station of India. Everywhere you will get to see the lush greenery in the loft hills. Some hills of Ooty, are of Nilgiri range, where Western and Eastern Ghats meet each other. It is the beautiful places to visit in Tamil Nadu, especially for honeymooners. Kodaikanal is known for its scenic beauty and has attracted the large number of visitors. There are many waterfalls, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Lakes, House boats, Tea estates, gardens and many other attractions. Places to visit in Ooty are:

  • Botanical Garden
  • Doddabetta Peak
  • Government Rose Garden
  • Mudumalai National Park
  • Pykara River
  • Tribal Museum
  • Thread Garden
  • Emerald Lake
  • Toda Huts
  • Tea Factory
  • Ooty Lake
  • Wax World
  • Stone House
  • Deer Park
  • Ooty Mountain Railway
  • Thunder World
  • Mariamman Temple
  • Avalanche Lake
  • Stephens Church
  • Shooting Point

MADURAI

places to visit in madurai

Madurai is located at the banks of river Vaigai. It is very famous for its temples. This city is one of the oldest city of the world. The city is an educational and industrial hub of Tamil Nadu. Madurai is rich in its culture and heritage, from the Tamil era (around 2,500 years old).There are some famous temples like Meenakshi Amman Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace, many other historical monuments are also there, which have their own history. Tamil Nadu tourism is incomplete without, this place. Madurai is one of the developed and smart city of India. Some famous attractions of Madurai are:

  • Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Pazhamudhir Solai
  • Thirupparankundram Murugan Temple
  • Samanar Hills
  • Alagar Koli
  • Mariamman Teppakulam
  • Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal
  • Koodal Azhagar Temple
  • Mary Cathedral Church
  • Gandhi Museum
  • Pazhamudhir Solai

TIRUNELVELI

places to visit in tirunelveli

Tirunelveli is situated at the west bank of Thamirabarani River. The people of Tamil speak this place as ‘Nellai Mavattam’. This place was originally built by the East India Company, in 1790. It is 2,000 old city. Tirunelveli is the historic, places to visit in Tamil Nadu. These are twin cities named as Tirunelveli and Palayamkottai. Palayamkotti is known as the Oxford of South. The city is having so much of natural resources, with the scenic beauty. Tirunelveli is mainly famous for its temples. There are many unique flora and fauna. Places to visit in Tirunelveli are:

  • Nellaiappar Temple
  • Papanasam
  • Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
  • Courtallam Waterfalls
  • Venkatachalapathy Temple
  • Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral,PalayamKottai
  • Sankaranarayanan koil (SankaranKovil)
  • Agasthiyar Falls
  • Kuttralam
  • Ulagamman Temple

 KODAIKANAL

places to visit in kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is situated in the hills of Dindigul District. It is also known as ‘Princess of the Hill Station’. This hill station is the best honeymoon destination. The meaning of Kodaikanal is the gift of the forest. If you are thinking to spend your time with your beloved ones, then Kodaikanal is a very attractive places to visit in Tamil Nadu There are huge variety of trees and plants, unique type of rocks. The natural beauty of this place is enhanced by the majestic waterfalls. Places to visit in Kodaikanal are:

  • Bryant Park
  • Berijam Lake
  • Kodai Lake
  • Kodaikanal Solar Observatory
  • Silver Cascade falls
  • Bear Shola Fall
  • Coakers Walk
  • Pillar Rocks
  • Thalaiyar Falls
  • Kurinjiandavar Temple
  • Shenbaganur Museum
  • Green Valley View
  • Dolphin’s Nose
  • Perumal Peak
  • Kodaikanal Golf Club
  • Flora and Fauna Museum

KANCHIPURAM

places to visit in kanchipuram

Kanchipuram is also known as Golden City of Tamil Nadu. It is located at the banks of river Vegavathy. It is called to be the city of Thousand temples. As, this is one of the religious place of Hindu pilgrimage. Many temple of this place are uniquely architectured, by the Dravidian style. If you like to wear sarees, then you will get the India’s finest sarees here. The people you like to see different style of architecture, then it’s the perfect places to visit in Tamil Nadu. Some attractions of Kanchipuram are:

  • Kailasanathar Temple
  • Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
  • Ekambareswarar Temple
  • Kamakshi Amman Temple
  • Kanchi Kudil
  • Devarajaswami temple
  • Varadaraja temple
  • Kachapeshwarar Temple
  • Vaikunda Perumal temple

COIMBATORE

places to visit in coimbatore

Coimbatore is situated at the banks of river Nayyal, which is surrounded by the Western Ghats. It is mainly known as Manchester of South India, because of the large production of Cotton. This city is the main hub of textiles, technology, commerce, healthcare, industries, education and information Technology. It is one main places to visit in Tamil Nadu. Coimbatore is the sometimes referred to as ‘Pump city’, because half of the India’s motors and pumps are supplied from here. Places to visit in Coimbatore are:

  • Marudamalai Temple
  • Parambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple
  • Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
  • Siruvani Watterfalls
  • Monkey falls
  • Kovai kondattam
  • ISKCON Coimbatore
  • Peeru Pateeswarar Temple
  • Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple
  • Velliangiri Mountains
  • Black Thunder Theme Park
  • Perur Siva Temple
  • Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary

 OTHER PLACES TO VISIT IN TAMIL NADU ARE:

TIRUCHIRAPPALIplaces to visit in tiruchirappali

YALAGIRIplaces to visit in yelagiri

COONOORplaces to visit in coonoor

RAMESWARAMplaces to visit in Rameshwaram

THANJAVURplaces to visit in thanjavur

AUROVILLEplaces to visit in Auroville

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