Tamilnadu Tourism – TamilNadu is one of the states in the south of India. The capital of this state is Chennai. Tamil is the language spoken in TamilNadu. Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Thanjavur and Thoothukudi are other large cities of Tamil Nadu. It is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal on the east and the Indian Ocean on the south and also the Arabian Sea in the west for a smaller area. Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are its neigh bouring states. The Tamilians are very proud of their language and heritage.
In traditional Indian geography it falls under the South Indian zone. The eastern and western tips of the state are defined by the Point Calimere and Mudumalai wildlife sanctuaries while the southernmost tip is Kanniya Kumari, also called Cape Comorin, the Indian peninsula’s southernmost point. With an area of 130,058 Square km and over 62 million people, Tamil Nadu is the 11th largest state in India. The major river is Kaveri which meets the needs of agriculture and drinking water to a large extent. The other important rivers are south Pennar, Palar, Vaigai, Tamira bharani, Manimuthar, Noyyal and Bhavani.
It has silvery cascades in Courtallam, Hogenakkal, Thiruparappu, Monkey falls, Thirumurthi Malai, Akasa Gangai and Papanasam. It has excellent National Parks like Guindy National Park and Anamalai National Park. It has wildlife sanctuaries in Mudumalai, Kodiakarai, Kalakkad, Mundanthurai and Berijam. It has Botanical Gardens in Ooty, Kodaikanal and Coimbatore.
Tamil Nadu Tourism has UNESCO declared monuments like living Chola temples at Thanjavur, Darasuram and Gangaikondacholapuram, monuments at Mamallapuram and Nilgiris Heritage Train. The vast coastline of Tamil Nadu Tourism has many silvery beaches like the Marina, Elliots, Thiruvanmiyur, Tiruchendur, Rameswaram and Kanniyakumari. The temples of Tamil Nadu reverberate with spirituality and music. Madurai, Rameswaram, Kumbakonam, Chidambaram, Thanjavur and Tiruchirappalli have innumerable temples with different deities. The finely hewn grandeur sculptures reflect artistic excellence and cultural splendour.