Parthasarathy Temple - Triplicane

The history of the temple goes back beyond the eighth century. Pallava kings were maintain this temple and later by Vijayangara and Nayakar kings.It is one among the 108 divyadesams. Lord Krishna is worshipped in the name ‘Parthasarathy’ in this temple, a Sanskrit word meaning ‘charioteer of Partha ...

Kapaleeswarar Temple - Mylapore

The name of the Lord here is Kapaleeshwarar and the name of the Goddess is Karpagambal. Kapaleeshwar means the king of ascetics, who stands with the ascetic's bowl of a skull (kapala) in his hand and he starts the creation again out of his grace. The name of Goddess Karpagambal means the celest...

Chidambaram - The Abode of Cosmic Dancer

The Nataraja Temple built during the eleventh century is the most celebrated of the South India Saivite Temple. Lord Nataraja is the family deity of Vikrama Chola (1128) and his successors. He spent the bulk of his revenue for the construction of the walls and addition of the structure of the temple...

Kodaikanal - The Gift of Forest

Kodaikanal considered one of the most famous tourist destinations in India. Kodaikanal means gift of forest in Tamil. The forests, rocks, and waterfalls in the thick forest are the natural beauty of Kodaikanal. It is also famous for fruits such as plums and pears. The paradise of chocolate lovers Ko...

Peaceful - Pondicherry

The Union Territory of Pondicherry is just a few hours drive from Chennai along the scenic East Coast Road. It is imbued with all the charm of a seaside town in France, yet Pondicherry is both Tamil to its roots and sublimely cosmopolitan - the Auroville community here draws its members from around ...

Poompuhar - A historic city of Tamil epics

Poompuhar also known as Kaveripoompattinam, it was an important port of the Great Chola Kingdom during the Sangam age. The city had trading links with the Romans and there existed organized Syndicates or merchants inthe 1st century A.D. The life and recreated at Poompuhar give us glimpses of its glo...

World's Top 10 Tourism Destinations in 2025

Travel Supermarket has used Euromonitor data to reveal the destinations that are expected to grow in popularity over the next few years.India has the highest number of tourist destinations set to grow the fastest by 2025. The important locations are Jaipur, Agra, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai a...

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Tourist Destinations Many of the holiday destinations are is often referred to as “beautiful places on Earth” and with white sandy beaches as far as you can see, hours of sunshine every single day and some of the most delicious and unique food you’ll ever try, it’s easy to see why.Stay away from the...

Udhagamandalam (Ooty) - The blue mountains beckon

Ooty Tourist InformationSurprisingly this elevated paradise remind unknown to the great dynasty of South, and it took the British to discover it in the early 1800s. This colonisers, however, were not the first inhabitants of this land. Long before them, it was already peopled by today's, who c...

Madurai - Antique Wonder, Heritage Splendour

Madurai InformationMadurai situated on the banks of River Vaigai is an antique and heritage city. Madurai gets its name from an earlier name Madhurapuri. It is said that the Pandiya King, Kulasekaran built Goddess Meenakshi Amman Temple. The rest of the town was also built around the temple. Madurai...

Chennai - Entrance ot South India

ChennaiThe Cultural City of India, its recognized for unchanged age old tradition and rich heritage. City had a humble beginning in 1639 then Francis Day and Andrew Cogan, agents of the erstwhile East India Company, obtained a piece of land from the ruler of Vijayanagar Empire. They named it Chennai...

The Navagraha Tour - A journey of 9 steps to your fortune

Navagraha Tour InformationHere is a pilgrimage with difference dedicated not just to a single deity or purpose, this is the one that should make a your favourite with a team of 9 arbiters of human destiny, enjoying a horny Heritage, for arrayed like bejewelled necklace around the temple town of Ku...

Tranquebar - Danish Connection

Tranquebar Tourist information Tranquebar (or) Tharangambadi in Tamil, Lies 35 km north of Nagapattinam and 50 km from Chidambaram, The Danish landed here in 1620 and set up a thriving trading port. It remind an important port and trading Centre until the beginning of 19th century in 1845 the Danish...

Pulicat Lake - India's second largest lagoon

Pulicat Lake Tourist Information This beautiful lake comes under the category of 'brackish water' lakes, that which is saltier than freshwater but not as much as seawater, Pulicat Lake is fed by River Kalangi and River Arani. The lagoon is separated from the Bay of Bengal by a barrier isla...

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

Vedanthangal Tourist InformationA quick drive along NH45 from Chennai gets you to the oldest water bird sanctuary in the country, also a delightful retreat from the grime and the noise of the city. Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary established in 1858 in spread over 70 hectares, the ecosystem here is made...

Tiruvannamalai - The hill of Fire and Light

Tiruvannamalai must visit places Tiruvannamalai is an ancient temple town in Tamil Nadu with a unique historical back ground. It is one of the holy town that finds a place in the poems written by reputed Tamil saivaite poets. Several important facts are found in the stone inscriptions in the walls o...

Gingee Fort - Troy Of The East

Gingee Tourist InformationThis 800 year old fort running over three hills of huge and steep boulders. The fort was ruled by Vijayanagar Nayaks, Marathas, Moghuls, Carnatic Nawabs, the French and the British Rajagiri and Krishnagiri are two important fortifications here and it is a popular picnic sp...

Kanchipuram - The City of Thousand Temples

Most famous temples of Kanchipuram Kanchipuram is a Spectacular Temple city known as city of thousand temples which reflects the Glorious Traditions of South India with its noted temples.Sri Ekambareswara TempleThe most famous Siva temple at Kanchi is the Ekambareswara temple. The dimensions of thi...

Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) - The Living Stones

Mahabalipuram Tourist Attractions There are two legends available related to the naming of this town, One is King Mahabali was killed by Lord Vishnu hence it was named Mahabalipuram; and another Pallava King Narasimha Varman 1 a great wrestler was called as Mamallan, hence it was named as Mamallapu...

UNESCO Great Living Chola Temples

The Great Chola Temples - Tourist InformationBrahadeeswara Temple at Thanjavur, the Temple of Gangaikondacholisvaram and the Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram. UNESCO designated the Brahadeeswara Temple a World Heritage Site in 1987; the Temple of Gangaikondacholisvaram and the Airavatesvara Temple ...

Ramanathapuram - The Climax of Ramayana

Ramanathapuram District Tourist PlacesIn 1803, the Sivagangai Maruthu brothers, along with the King of Panchalankurichi Kattabomman, opposed the British. In 1892 the Jamindar system was abolished and the British Collector was appointed. Jeep. Bryant is the first collector. In 1910, Ramanathapuram wa...

Sivagangai - The land known to bravery

Sivagangai District Tourist PlacesSivagangai district is home to some of the largest houses in Chettinad, Kathamangalam, Pallathur and the surrounding areas of Kandukatan near Karaikudi. Tourists visit every day to visit these places from overseas and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Some of other tourist...

Chettinad - The land of 7 thousand bungalows

Chettinad Tourist InformationChettinadu bungalows appear majestically over 80 to 120 years old, with the new Pipeline. Many of the towns in Chettinad neighborhoods have been able to trade, but in their own country, the architects of the country were able to understand the architectural skills and ra...

Virudhunagar - The Toppers

Virudhunagar Tourist PlacesVirudhunagar is located 43 km from Madurai. Madurai is in north of Virudhunagar district. Sivaganga in the northeast, Ramanathapuram in the east, Thirunelveli and Thoothukudi in the south.Virudhunagar district includes Aruppukkottai, Sivakasi, Kariapatti, Tiruchuri, Virudh...

Tirunelveli - The land that creates own Characteristics

Tirunelveli Tourist Places Tirunelveli is one of the oldest cities in India located on the banks of Thamirabarani river. The oldest town in Tirunelveli is the best evidence of archeologists who discovered archeologists in Arichanallur area. There were some skeletal beams in the lower shelf, and the...

Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) - Pearls are born here

Tuticorin Tourist InformationTuticorin is known for its ancient form of pearl bath. Tuticorin played an important role in the freedom struggle in the 19th century. Mavieran Sundaralinga is the world's first human bomb. Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathi, Veerapandiya Kattabomman, the first female h...

Kanyakumari - Entrance to the infinity World

Kanyakumari Tourist Information The name Kanyakumari is named after Kanyakumari Amman, located on the coast of the Arabian Sea, Bangaladu and Indian Ocean.Nagercoil19 km from Kanyakumari Located at a distance. The Nagaraja Temple is a must visit. The home of this gate shows the Buddhist style of Chi...

Rameswaram - Entrance to the Heaven

Rameshwaram Tourist InformationRameshwaram town is a part of the island of Pamban which is a tranquil and quiet town on the eastern wing of Tamil Nadu. One of the most important pilgrimage sites of the Hindus, is sure to take a 'Sar Dhamyatra',Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple,The name Rameshwaram...

Marina Beach - Endless Excitements

Marina Beach Tourist InformationMarina Beach is the second longest beach in the world, Best time to visit early morning or late evening when the temperatures are cooler and the sun displays magnificent colours in the water. landscape of the beach is dotted by activity and is a pleasure tri for all ...

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