Tamil Nadu

 Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples. In Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple has high ‘gopuram’ towers ornamented with colourful figures. On Pamban Island, Ramanathaswamy Temple is a pilgrimage site. The town of Kanyakumari, at India’s southernmost tip, is the site of ritual sunrises. Capital Chennai is known for beaches and landmarks including 1644 colonial Fort St. George

Festivals

·         Pongal. This is the most important Harvest festival celebrated by the people of Tamil Nadu.

·         Tamil New Year's Day.

·         Natyanjali Dance Festival.

·         Thaipusam

·         Mahamaham Festival.

·         Thiruvaiyaru Festival.

·         Karthigai Deepam

 

Food

·         Uttappam with toppings

·         Rasam – The Watery soup with a lot of flavour.

·         Paper dosa served in a cone shape.

·         Muruku on banana leaf.

·         Sambar

·         Coconut chutney

·         Idli and vada in one plate. 

 

Best Time to Visit :

Seasons

Months

 

Winter

Nov to March

 
     

Places to visit

Chennai, Kodaikanal, Pondicherry, Mahabalipuram, Madurai, Periyar National Park, Kanyakumari, Rameshwaram, Coimbatore, Ooty, Coonor, Velankanni

Attractions & Activities

Safari, Widlife, Lake boating, Beaches, Architectures, Museums, Back packing, Temple visits, Fort visits, etc