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Five Best Tourist Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is blessed with unmatchable natural beauty, relaxing beaches along with a rich culture and history. You can find both beaches and mountains here to spend some quality time away from the hustle-bustle of city life. If you are looking forward to visiting, here are a few recommendations you must visit during your tour in Tamil Nadu.

Ooty

Ooty also known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ is one of the most famous hill stations in India. Located amidst the magnificent and beautiful Nilgiri hills, it’s a perfect holiday destination, especially for families and couples.

Ooty is a perfect holiday spot for families and newlyweds. Also known as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ Ooty always has been a favorite holiday destination among people visiting south India. It boasts of rising hills, dense forest, widespread grasslands, and never-ending tea gardens. You can enjoy a fun ride on the famous toy train here and don’t forget to taste some freshly brewed coffee or tea here. 

Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal, also known as “princess of hills”, is a beautiful and blissful hill station situated in Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Kodaikanal is one of the most well-known honeymoon destinations and
is blessed with breathtaking views that will mesmerize you for sure. This place has got
some enthralling viewpoints and the grand Kodaikanal Lake filled with water lilies makes
it a perfect destination among the couples. Its main attractions include the mesmerizing
rivers, captivating & thick forests, gorgeous beauty of the plantation, and scenic
landscapes.

Coonoor, Tamil Nadu 

Coonoor in Tamil Nadu is a beautiful hill station nestled in the Nilgiri hills and a nice place to spend some quality time with friends and family. 

Coonoor is a calm hill station and is famous for its picturesque beauty and coffee plantations. It has got everything for every type of travellers, if you just want to spend some time in the lap of Mother Nature, it has got tranquil hills and rivers where you can simply sit and soothe your soul. If you are an adventure junkie, you can do activities like trekking and horse riding. If you are fond of road trips, then you can drive through roads witnessing a panoramic view of tea plantations. Bird watching andtravelling in the famous toy train are a few more activities you can indulge in.

Madurai

Madurai is also known as the city of temples because here you can witness an array of majestic temples. 

Madurai is famous for having some really magnificent temples in the whole of India. The famous Meenakshi temple is here, one of the grandest temples; the complex of the temple covers 5 acres, and has 4,500 pillars and 12 towers. During the month of April every year, you can experience Chithirai Festival, a 12 days long festival celebrating and reenacting the celestial wedding of the temple’s god and goddess.

Tanjore

Tanjore is a culturally and historically rich town and home to one of the biggest temples in India. It is a reminiscent of the great Tamil architecture during the Chola period.

Tanjore is a culturally and historically rich place because it was a place the great Chola kingdom revered. It was culturally at its peak during the 11th century during the reign of Chola king Raja Raja I. The great Cholas built more than 70 temples here and the most famous is the Brihadeswara temple. This temple is one of three Great Living Chola Temples listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It turned 1,000 years old in 2010, also making it among the oldest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in India. It’s a must visit place for those who love history and exploring different cultures.

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