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Best Time to Visit

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Key Attractions

  • Hill stations

    Ooty, Kodaikanal and Yercaud.

  • Mamallapuram

    Pallava dynasty rock cut temples.

  • Thanjavur

    The great Brihadeeswarar Tempel.

  • Kumbakonam

    famous upilliyapan temple.

  • Madurai

    one of the oldest cities of Tamil Nadu, documented since 4th century BC, seat of Kadai Sangam (a sort of ancient conference on the Tamil language). Once the capital of the ancient Pandiyans, the city is famous for the Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Shrine.

  • Rameswaram

    Ramanathaswamy Temple.

  • Kanniyakumari (Cape Comorin)

    the southern-most tip of peninsular India, where you can find the Kanniyakumariamman temple on the sea shore where the mookuthy (nose stud) which is in the face of goddess shines so much that it guided ships passing by Vivekanandha Rock, Saint Thiruvalluvar Statue.

  • Festivals

    Many festivals celebrated in Tamil Nadu some of the famous are as follows: Pongal The harvest festival of the state is celebrated during the Tamil month of Thai (mid-January in Gregorian calendar), is an important festival for the people of Tamil Nadu, especially the farmers, irrespective of their religion. It is celebrated over four days. The festival thanks everyone - The sun god for his sunshine, Cattle for their work, Friends & fellow workers for their support, for the season's harvests Tamil Varsha Purappu (Tamil New Year): The 1st day of the Tamil month of Chittirai. Usually, this falls on 14th or 15th April. Krishna jayanti or Gokulashtami: A celebration of Lord Krishna. Women pray to Lord Krishna and offer foodstuffs to him. Navaratri: is a festival in honor of the three goddesses Laxmi (prosperity), Sarasvati (learning), and Durga (strength). In Tamil Nadu, women prepare elaborate arrangements of dolls based on these goddesses and visits are made to see and compare these arrangements. As with all festivals, sweets and food feature in a large way. Saraswati pooja, The ninth day of Navaratri, is in honor of the goddess of learning. Students and elders place their books in front of the goddess and neither study nor play musical instruments in honor of the goddess. Vijayadasami is the 10th day of Navaratri and is considered to be the day for starting new things like learning to play a new instrument or the start of a new school year.

Nearby Places

  • Kerala

    Kerala, a state in Southern India is known as a tropical paradise of waving palms and wide sandy beaches. It is a narrow strip of coastal territory that slopes down the Western Ghats in a cascade of lush green vegetation, and reaches to the Arabian sea.

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