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For more general information on Tamil Nadu (Economy, History, Demographics, etc.), please refer to the Tamil Nadu Wiki Guide. ... More...

FestivalsTamil New Year

The Tamil New Year, also called as Dravidian New Year, is celebrated in Chittrai, the first month of the Hindu solar calendar which comes in the English months of April - May. 

Tamil New Year is also called Puthandu or Va... More...

DestinationsAnnamalai

Annamalai is an ideal tourist destination for naturalists. Uncluttered and idyllic, the whole area abounds with a variety of flora and fauna. Located in the mountainous region of Tamil Nadu, along the border of Kerala at an altitude of 1,400m, t... More...

DestinationsAuroville

Auroville is a universal township, 8 km from Pondicherry, and is an experiment in realizing human unity in diversity. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Richard (also known as The Mother), a spiritual partner of Sri Aurobindo, and Sri Aurobindo Soc... More...

FestivalsBaisakhi

Baisakhi, also called Vaisakhi, is essentially a North Indian Harvest Festival celebrated every year on April 13th and every 36 years on April 14th, marking the beginning of the new solar year.

For the large farming communities of Pu... More...

National Parks & WildlifeBandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park has the largest population of wild elephants (3,000+) in India.

Bandipur National Park, located in the Chamarajanagar district of southern Karnataka shares its boundaries with the Mudumalai National Park in Tamil... More...

DestinationsBekal Fort

Bekal Fort, in Kerala, is a circular structure spread of about 40 acres of land, extending up to the Arabian Sea. The fort is more that 300 years old and is believed to be built by Sivappa Naik of Ikkeri Dynasty in 1650. At 130 feet above the se... More...

DestinationsBellikkal

Bellikkal is a small village at an altitude of 5,500 ft located in the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu. The Nilgiris, meaning the Blue Mountains, are beautiful ranges in the southern Indian stretch of the Western Ghats. The tiny hamlet of Bellikkal is st... More...

DestinationsChennai

Chennai the capital of Tamil Nadu in southern India is the 4th largest city in the country and the largest in south India. Formerly called Madras, the city is located on the east coast of India along the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal on ... More...

DestinationsChettinad

Chettinad is a region located in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu in South India. Chettinad can boasts of a glorious past and includes 74 villages including Karaikudi which is its capital. The main residents of Chettinad are the Nattukottai Chet... More...

DestinationsChidambaram

The small town of Chidambaram is situated at a distance of 235km south of Chennai, on the Chennai-Thanjavur National highway. This temple town in the south of India is visited by a number of Shaivite and Vaishnavite pilgrims. The famous Chidmaba... More...

DestinationsCoimbatore

At an altitude of 411 meters above sea level and lying at the foot hills of the Nilgiri Mountains, Coimbatore is, today among one of the top industrial cities of Tamil Nadu. It was earlier called Kovai or Kovan after the Kongu ruler who ruled th... More...

DestinationsCoonoor

Surrounded by tea plantations, Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri mountains characterized by lush green slopes, ravines, valleys and waterfalls. Situated at an altitude of 1839 meters above the sea level, the hill station ... More...

FestivalsDussehra

The festival of Dussehra celebrated in most parts of the country falls on the 10th day in the month of Ashwin (September/ October) on the Hindu calendar. The nine days of Navratri accompanied by dancing and festivity finally comes to an end on t... More...

Monuments & TemplesGreat Chola Temples Brihadeeswarar

The three beautiful temples, with exquisite sculptures and ornate architecture dating back over a 1,000 years, represent a group that are jointly referred to as the “Great Living Chola Temples” in the Thanjavur area of Tamil... More...

Monuments & TemplesGreat Living Chola Temples

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Curiously decorated hall in the Rajah's Palace, Tanjore, India - pride of an extinct dynasty.  Underwood & Underwood - Year: 1908

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Golden Lotus, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Madurai

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Great Living Chola Temple, Thanjavur

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1,000 Pillar Hall, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple

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Vivekananda Rock Memorial in Kanyakumari

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Wild elephant charging tourists who were getting a bit too close for comfort.

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Great Living Chola Temple, Thanjavur

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Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple

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Great Living Chola Temple, Thanjavur

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A gushing mountain stream on the way back to Coimbatore from Ooty.

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Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Madurai

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Top of the world

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Great Living Chola Temple, Thanjavur

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Pine Tree Forest near Coonoor.

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Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Madurai

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