State of Tamil Nadu Travel Guide

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Chennai (Madras)

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461,937,1030

Kodaikanal

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93,231,55

Madurai

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118,320,21

Mamallapuram

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176,681,7

Rameswaram

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49,71,4

Kanchipuram

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32,197,7

Palani

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28,48,0

Udagamandalam

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155,591,0

Kanniyakumari

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97,241,0

Nagercoil

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12,26,0

Tiruvannamalai

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17,87,0

Vellore

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11,31,0

Thanjavur

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72,307,5

Coimbatore

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9,9,28

Tirunelveli

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0,1,0

Adyar

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1,2,0

Kuppam

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1,1,0

Tuticorin

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2,7,0

Tiruchchirappalli

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20,116,0

Mudumalai

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2,17,1

Chennai (Madras)

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Kodaikanal

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  • Thalaiyar Falls--Kodaikanal

    Kodaikanal Things to Do

    Thalaiyar Falls--KodaikanalThalaiyar falls was our first pit stop before reaching Kodaikanal. Sad part is this Falls was completely dry as we went here during dry season. And can be viewed from distance and it valley view was so beautiful and we need to enjoy view of all from distance as this waterfall does not have road to reach near to it. It is...

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  • Villa Retreat

    Kodaikanal Hotels

    All that Glitters is not Gold I came to know about this place through Internet and on internet...

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  • Coaker's Walk

    Kodaikanal Things to Do

    Coaker's Walk This place is just next to the hotel "Villa Retreat" where I had stayed at Kodaikanal. There are two entrance to this place, one is near to hotel "Vila Retreat" or Infront of Brayant park Entrance/ next to Van Allen Hospital. Its easy to locate and its open all year at very nominal entrance fees. We paid just 2 Rs./ approximately 5...

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Madurai

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  • 10 Pillar Lane

    Madurai Things to Do

    On the northern side of the Thirumalai Nayak Palace, there are 10 tall pillars in a narrow lane called the Pathuthoon Lane. Each pillars is 12 metres (40 ft.) high and 1.20 metres (4 ft.) in girth. The locals refer to it as the Ten Pillar Lane.It appears that King Tirumalai Nayak had two palaces, ‘Swarga Vilasam’, comprising of the main palace...

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  • The Gateway Hotel Pasumalai Madurai

    Madurai Hotels

    A former governors residence, the Madurai Taj Garden Retreat is now one of the beautifuil, (but...

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  • Meenakshi Amman Temple

    Madurai Things to Do

    Meenakshi Amman Temple is over 2000 years old, . Meenakshi Amman temple also known as Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple is located in the city of Madurai on the Southern bank of river Vaigai. The temple is dedicated to Sundareswarar (Lord Shiva) and Meenakshi (Parvathi). It is one of the few temples in Tamil Nadu to have four entrances facing four...

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Mamallapuram

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  • Madras Crocodile Bank

    Mamallapuram Things to Do

    Enjoy an amazing experience. Founded in 1976 by Rom and Zai Whitaker, the Crocodile Bank is a place where crocodiles and other reptiles are conserved and bred. It is a weird sensation seeing vast numbers of aligators and crocodiles lazing about in watery enclosures. Helpful staff members and notices give the visitor a chance to learn all about...

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  • Radisson BLU Resort Temple Bay...

    Mamallapuram Hotels

    it is the best hotel i have ever stayed in, super service. great compfort, nice staff, and a view to...

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  • HERE COMES THE BRIDE

    Mamallapuram Favorites

    While staying at the guest house we were lucky enough to be invited to the wedding of the owner's daughter. Fruit and sweets were placed by the shrine to the gods. Prayers were said beside the shrine and food was served. The bride looked beautiful in her wedding dress.

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Rameswaram

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  • Trip to Dhanushkodi

    Rameswaram Things to Do

    This is the place where the Indian ocean and the Bay of Bengal meet. This is a sacred spot as Lord Rama came here after defeating Ravana to perform certain rituals to absolve him of the sins of killing Ravana who was no doubt evil but was a devotee of Lord Shiva and a brahmin by birth. You cannot reach the shores of Dhanushkodi in an ordinary...

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  • TTDC Tamil Nadu Hotel

    Rameswaram Hotels

    We visited Rameshwaram in the 2nd week of July, the sun was smiling no sign of clouds. Enough...

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  • Visit Kothandaramaswamy Temple

    Rameswaram Things to Do

    This temple is located between Dhanushkoti and Rameshwaram. It is believed that Vibhishana, the noble brother of the wicked Ravana sought refugee at this place with Lord Rama. It is also in this place where after the war, Rama performed the coronation of Vibhishana. It is a very simple temple and does not have any elaborate carvings. The main deity...

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Kanchipuram

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Palani

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  • Eating Panchamritham

    Palani Local Customs

    This is one of the most sought after local delicacies. It is an sweet offering made to Lord Murugan. It is made with bananas, honey, sugar candy, milk and curds. It has a unique taste. You will find it being sold all over the Pazhani Hills.

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  • Piercing of cheeks

    Palani Local Customs

    Many devotees going to the Murugan temple, pierce their cheeks with "VEL" or the weapon of Lord Murugan which is somewhat like a spear. They use tiny but sharp vels and pierce it through their cheeks. Some of them even pull small chariots or idols tied to this vel that is pierced through their cheeks. It sounds gruesome but this is practiced with...

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  • Kaavadi

    Palani Local Customs

    You will find many people carrying what are called Kavadis and going towards the temple. In the kaavadis, they would be carrying either milk, sandal paste, sugar etc to offer to Lord Murugan. They dance while carrying the kaavadis and walk all the way up hill with great devotion. It is quite fascinating to see this religious custom.

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Udagamandalam

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  • Great place to visit in summer

    Udagamandalam Things to Do

    Ooty is the Queen of Hills in South India. Its beautiful climate and the aroma of eucalyptus trees make you feel warm and cozy. I reached Ooty from Coimbatore with High Feel Tours and Travels in no time. They suggested lot of good tour packages and also mentioned the rare places to visit in Ooty which are slightly away from center of the city. ...

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  • 16-Local Sights

    Udagamandalam Things to Do

    Wandering aimlessly along the streets of Ooty has its own rewards. However, don’t attempt this during the day or in the evening. The traffic is horrendous. Early morning hours is the best for this sort of ambling along.As you stroll along in this beautiful hill station, you’ll marvel at the local architecture. Graceful wooden houses still stand in...

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  • Local Chocolates

    Udagamandalam Shopping

    When in Ooty, forget your weight and indulge in the local chocolate. It’s heavenly, it’s intoxicating, it’s divine. And, it’s dirt cheap compared to all the factory-produced ones in the market. The variety is endless, the selection difficult. Go the whole hog. Grab all of them!The locals make these sinfully dark, dangerously appetising and...

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Kanniyakumari

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  • After Arriving in KanyaKumari

    Kanniyakumari Things to Do

    Dear friends, I would like to share you a few best tips after arrival in kanya kumari,The first thing pops up in the mind is accommodation as you know that there lots of hotels in kanyakumari they charge a lot and you would not get a good service, so what we did was we explored a place called Vivekananda Kendra which is private property run by...

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  • Thiruvalluvar Statue

    Kanniyakumari Things to Do

    A 133 feet tall statue of Tamil poet and saint Thiruvalluvar was made by sculptor Ganapati Sthapati in 2000 on a rock in the sea adjacent to the Vivekananda rock Memorial . It is one of the biggest statues in Asia .

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  • Lighthouse at Kanniyakumari

    Kanniyakumari Things to Do

    The magnificient lighthouse stands tall on the beach in Kanniyakumari.It's red and white stripes combination makes it visible even from a very great distance.I took this picture from the ferry on the way back from the Vivekananda rock Memorial.

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Nagercoil

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  • Padmanabhapuram Palace

    Nagercoil Things to Do

    Palace of the Travancore kings, it was built in the 17th century and modified through the 18th century. One can walk through the place starting at the courtyard and finishing near the small temple within the palace. One gets a fair idea of the architecture styles of Kerala. They used a lot of hard wood. The flooring is impressive too. It has...

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  • Visit Kanyakumari

    Nagercoil Things to Do

    Nagercoil, a town in Kanyakumari District, is about 20 km from Kanyakumari town. Kanyakumari lies in the southern most tip of India and has a beach which opens up into ocean on three sides. You can read more about Kanyakumari and things to do there in my Kanyakumari page. There are a number of buses going there from either Nagercoil Bus Stand or...

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  • St. Mary's Orthodox Church,...

    Nagercoil Things to Do

    An ancient church that is believed to be established by St. Thomas, is a small but an interesting place, for it has incorporated in its design elements from South Indian temple architecture. The newer additions to the old existing structure has elements of Kerala decor and wood-work. It is also commonly known as Thiruvithancode arapally (ara -...

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Tiruvannamalai

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  • Don't miss the mountain view!

    Tiruvannamalai Restaurants

    This is a newly opened restaurant with a very relaxed, laid back atmosphere provided by the owner Naresh. It has an amazing view of the mountain and awesome food. I tried two other restaurants that were suggested by others and I tried the same items (mixed fruit porridge and vegetable biryani) there as I had at Arunchala Ramana and Arunchala won...

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  • Jewelry made from semi-precious stones

    Tiruvannamalai Shopping

    This is my impression of shopping in various shops in Tiruvannamalai, a pure delight."I have been very busy the last two days with having a great time buying presents, doing my christmas shopping so to say. Shopping here is an experience, you sit down with the sales person and he lays out all his wares, you then look and look and he will show you...

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  • Facinating Kolam art of South India

    Tiruvannamalai Local Customs

    The decorative artwork drawn on the floor in front of houses in Southern India is called "Kolam". Usually the woman of the house would early in the morning clean and draw these often very beautiful and intricate kolams using finely ground rice flour. and the floor would be somewhat wet because of having been sprinkled with water. Sometimes colors...

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Vellore

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    Vellore Restaurants

    when in tropics the dictum is go for the crowded restaurants that way you are assured the food is current.one such is hotel sushil right opposite CMC vellore, excellent tamil breakfast strong coffee. variety of fruit juice but be on the safe side avoid. idiappam and coconut milk,dosa,chappathi

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  • ratnagiri temple

    Vellore Things to Do

    this temple is 30mts away from vellore centre. a very old 11th century subramonya temple atop a hill has been renovated and redecorated by the efforts of a single person in to an aesthetic beauty with a very good scenic view. To reach the temple you have to climb a lot of stairs .The bus stop is at the bottom of the hill. you can also reach the top...

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  • government of tamilnadu museum

    Vellore Things to Do

    right across the ASI museum is the government of TN museum.entry fee is nominal.from the outside it does not look as if it housed century old granite idols.The excess are exhibited outside on either side of the building.it also has a good collection of very old spears .

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Thanjavur

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  • The Brihadeeswara Temple

    Thanjavur Things to Do

    Most impressive of Chola Temples, which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments, are located in and around Thanjavur. The Brihadeeswara Temple is located in the centre of the city and this is a must see place. A very big and interesting place.

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  • Ideal River View Resort

    Thanjavur Hotels

    It is a nice hotel in a quiet place next to the river. And the city is very close. The rooms are...

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  • Palacio - Maratha - Palace

    Thanjavur Things to Do

    Es curiosa la historia del museo de esculturas En 1950 , un un arqueólogo de Calcuta vió una escultura de bronce abandonada cerca del río y dado su valor artístico , pensó llevársela al Museo de la India . La gente local se esnteró y no permitió que saliera la escultura , sino que la guardaron en el palacio y se dió orden de que se juntaran allí...

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Coimbatore

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  • Coimbatore To Kerala

    Coimbatore Transportation

    We have taken a package from Kannan Tours & Travels Pvt Ltd in Coimbatore for our travel to few destinations in Kerala. The company is very unprofessional, where in they don't believe in stocking to the prices quoted. At the time of final payment, the bill was not given and it was committed that bill will be sent at your house by the office. Later...

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  • The Residency, Coimbatore

    Coimbatore Hotels

    Without question this is the best hotel to stay in Coimbatore. I think this is the only 3 star hotel...

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  • Finding & getting to NAVAKKARAI, Tamil...

    Coimbatore Transportation

    My trip to THE ARYA VAIDYA CHIKITSALAYAM & RESEARCH INSTITUTE "SARANYA" in Navvakkarai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu(Saranya Ayurveda Hospital & Arya Vaidya Chikitsalayam & Research Institute, Ayurveda Hospitals, Navakkarai, Madukkarai Post, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu -641105) Re: Where is NAVAKKARAI / How to find Navakkarai?I am already in NAVAKKARAI. I took...

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