Tamilnadu – a bewitching land:
Tamilnadu is one of the most sought after destinations in India. There are lots of amazing places to visit in Tamilnadu. Every nook and cranny of Tamilnadu has one or other temple, this state is a safe haven to 33,000 temples, several of which are designated World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Important temple cities of Tamilnadu are Trichy, Madurai, Kanchipuram, Thanjavur and Chidambaram. Apart from Temples, Tamilnadu is dotted with lots of monuments, some of the important monuments are Tanjore palace, Thirumalai Nayakar palace, Mahabalipuram, Thiruvalluvar Kottam, Vivekananda memorial, and many.
Tamilnadu is one of the most sought after destinations in India by the global travellers. There are lots of amazing places to visit in Tamilnadu. Every nook and corner of Tamilnadu has one or other temple, this state is acclaimed as a land of Temples, several of which are recognized as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Important temple cities of Tamilnadu are Trichy, Madurai, Kanchipuram, Thanjavur and Chidambaram. Apart from Temples, Tamilnadu is dotted with lots of monuments, some of the important monuments are Tanjore palace, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Mahabalipuram, Thiruvalluvar Kottam, Vivekananda memorial, and many more in the list.
Tamilnadu is a microcosm of India; it has in it, the modernity of Mumbai, tradition of Kerala, style of Goa, and sacredness of Kashi. Though it is a land having its roots many centuries ago, it never fails to connect itself with the modern world. This miraculous land is embellished with ineffable temples, wondrous Mahals, amazing effigies and grandeur fort. Its rich culture creates sheer exuberance in the hearts of every foreign visitor and leaves them with a longing for it.
With all these positive sides there is no surprise, that Tamilnadu hits the apex in inviting foreigners. It is about 17% ahead of all states in the field of tourism, shoving back Maharashtra and Delhi to the second and third position. From this, it is evident that Tamilnadu entertains all types of tourists to their full satisfaction. This achievement adds one more feather to its hat.
Temples hold a lion’s share in enchanting the tourists. Their intricate designs, surpassing craftsmanship and sterling stone icons are a hard nut to crack or to duplicate, even by the brilliant brains in this world. As our toe touches the threshold of these safe havens, we can feel a divine ambiance encircling us, as the sweet fragrance of joss sticks hung in the air and rejuvenate each and every cell of our body. Though Tamilnadu is dotted with thousands of temples, the most noteworthy temples are Meenakshi Amman temple, Brahadeeswarar temple, and Srirangam temple, never leave Tamilnadu without paying a visit to these sacred shrines.
The next point of attraction is the luxurious beaches that caress the west side. Tamilnadu beams with the pride of having world’s second largest Marina beach, its pleasant promenades running along the sugar-white sands of this luxurious beach is the secret of its beauty and a peaceful stroll in its old promenade popularly known as “Cupid’s Bow” will take you to the seventh heaven. These never ending shores draw a million to marvel at the swarm of people spending their time on the lap of Marina. There are lot more beaches in Tamilnadu which awaits to satiate your love for sea.
Lovely Hill Stations:
Tamilnadu is blessed with lots of lovely hills. Most famous among them are Ooty, Kodaikanal, Kotagiri, Coonoor and Yercaud. Most of the hill stations still now has the tint of Britishers farm houses, cottages, golf courts and varied plantations. All the hill stations are well maintained in order to attract tourists. Ooty is one of the most famous hill stations and is also known as the “Queen of all Hill stations”. With neatly groomed pathways, gardens and perfect ambiance Tamilnadu hill stations are a great beauty to behold.
Rice is the staple food of Tamilnadu. Tamilnadu cuisine will be quite spicy but very healthy. Most of the foods are prepared with lots of spices and lentils, which gives an aromatic flavour to the dish. Eating in the plantain leaf is a custom of Tamilnadu. Idly, sambar, Vadai, Dosa, and idiyappam are few typical Tamilnadu foods. Filter coffee is very famous in here and is the main hot drink of Tamilians.
Best destinations to buy handmade souvenirs:
Tamilnadu is famous for handicrafts and handlooms. The silk produced in Kanchipuram a small district in Tamilnadu is very famous and is believed to be the purest form of silk in the world. There is always a great demand for Kanchipuram silk. Other than Silk, Tamilnadu is famous for copper utensils, antique things, ivory idols, Vermillion powder, and Musical instruments. This state is also known for its fine gold and gem studded jewellery.
Beauty of Tamilnadu can’t be expressed in words, they should be relished personally. Take a break from this rat race, forget your mundane life and savor your sojourn in this opulent land.