Have you ever been to South? Specially Tamilnadu. If you haven’t, you should take A trip to Tamilnadu because the state is home to a lot of beautiful places. Places of this State are brimming with Nature Beauties, Beaches, Temples, Spectacular Forts, Beautiful Temples and more. Then what are you waiting for just pack your bags and leave for A Trip to The State Of Nature. But wait, Here is a blog post in which we will be listing few best places to visit in Tamilnadu.
Vellore the Fort City:
At a distance of 1.5 Km from Vellore Town Railway Station, the Vellore fort is the large 16th Century fort situated in Heart of the Vellore city in Tamilnadu. It is one of the famous heritage sites near Chennai and among the must include place in Vellore Tourism Packages. The Fort is an excellent example of military architecture and has withstood several attacks.
The fort houses a Temple, a Mosque, a church, the renowned Vellore Christian Hospital and many other buildings that are now used as public offices. The Jalakandeswarar Temple situated inside the fort is noted for its sculptures. The 16th Century fort is open for tourists and well maintained by Archaeological Survey of India.
Fort timing: 8 AM to 6 PM
Museum timing: 9 AM to 12:30 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM on all days except on public holidays.
Pollachi: Popular Tollywood Destination
Pollachi is located down south in Coimbatore. It is a famous filming spot because of its blissful scenery. The places attracts tourists because of famous attractions like Toslip Tiger Reserve and Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary.
This beach is located in the southernmost part of India. The confluence of three water bodies: Bay Of Bengal, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. Miraculously, here you can see that the water of three seas does not mix, you can distinguish between the turquoise blue, deep blue and sea green waters of the three sea though the colors keep changing with the season and the day’s weather.
The beach is not conductive to swim or surf as the sea is rough and beach is rocky.
There are few more places to explore at Kanyakumari Beach, that is Light House and kanyakumari Amman Temple.
Situated in the city of Chennai in Tamilnadu, Marina beach is a natural urban beach along the Bay of Bengal. The beach is stretched out to a distance of 13 km making it the longest natural urban beach in India, second largest in the world.
Ooty: Queen of hill stations.
The quaint and quiet hill station of Ooty in Tamilnadu is one of the most popular mountain destination in south India. The town of Ooty is tucked into the heart of the Nilgiris, making it a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Owing to its perfect geographical location on the hills, it has remained an all-time favorite retreat for travelers of all kinds, from the old days to the current times.
Here are some best Ooty places to visit:
Ketty Valley and falls.
Kamaraj sagar dam.
Nilgiri mountain railway.
The Javedi Hills is one of the most popular trekking destinations among travelers that is a stretch of sprawling green landscapes between the Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts. From a diverse variety of flora and fauna to observatories and trails that give a panoramic view of the area, it is a detour that you must take on your trip to Tamil Nadu.
Situated on the banks of the River Vaigai, Madurai is the third-largest city in Tamilnadu and one of the most famous places of pilgrimage in India. The city is situated about 209 km from Coimbatore and 464 km from Chennai. Meenakshi Temple, also known as Madurai Meenakshi, is the biggest landmark of Madurai and is one of the largest temples in India. The temple has stunning architecture and a significant testimony for Vishwakarma Brahmins for their master architecture in sculpting this temple. Along with Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Mahal & Koodal Alagar Temple are other important places to visit as part of Madurai tour packages.
Vattamalai Murugan Temple.
Vattamalai murugan temple is located at Vattamalai, Tamilnadu, The temple is atop a small hillock with nearly 100 steps. The Temple scene of movie Chennai Express in which Shahrukh Khan lifts Deepika Padukone till reches the Temple was shot at Vattamalai Murugan Temple.
Rameshwaram is one of the popular places of pilgrimage in Tamilnadu as well as in India. Situated at a distance of 562 km from Chennai, the town is home to the famous Rameshwaram Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Rameshwaram Temple is one of the Jyotirlinga temples in India, and is one of the top attractions you must visit. It is significant for Hindus as a pilgrimage to Banaras is incomplete without a Pilgrimage to Rameswaram. This is also the place where Rama worshipped Lord Shiva to cleanse away the sin of killing Ravana. Rameswaram along with Dwarka, Puri and Badrinath form the four Char Dhams.
Annai Indira Gandhi / Pamban Bridge.
At a distance of 12 km from Rameshwaram, Pamban bridge is a railway bridge located in Rameshwaram. It is India’s first sea bridge.
Annai Indira Gandhi Bridge or Pamban Bridge connects the town of Mandapam in mainland India with Pamban Island, and Rameswaram. Opened for traffic in 1914, it is the longest sea bridge in India (2.2 km) until the opening of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in 2010. In 1988, a road bridge was also constructed parallel to the rail bridge. This road bridge is also known as Indira Gandhi Road Bridge. The Pamban Road Bridge connects the National Highway (NH 49) with the Rameswaram island.
Dhanushkodi, a place 20 km away from the main town of Rameshwaram, is the place where you can see the Ram Setu. India is a country full of surprises, both natural and man-made.
While on one side there’s a wide variety of landscapes, right from the seas to the mountains, on the other, there’s a plethora of languages, cultures and a rich history.
Apart from the coastal charm and the mysteries attached to the place, there’s one more thing that makes Dhanushkodi a really unique place to visit. And it dates back to none other than our mythological history, Ramayana. The town of Dhanushkodi is believed to be the place where Lord Rama had ordered Lord Hanumana to build a bridge which could carry his army across to Sri Lanka, where Demon King Ravana had kept Sita captive. As ordered, Lord Hanuman had obliged and it was here that the Ram Setu was built by the Vanara Sena.
These are some of the famous tourist places in Tamilnadu.
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