5 Top Tamil Nadu Travel Destinations
Tamil Nadu, with its distinctive ancient Dravidian culture, is a fascinating part of south India. Enjoy these top 5 Tamil Nadu travel destinations.
Chennai Profile and City Guide
Chennai is a busy yet conservative city that's retained its culture and traditions.
Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) Beach Travel Guide
Want to enjoy the beach atmosphere but can’t get to the west coast of India? Mahabalipuram beach (or Mamallapuram as it's otherwise called), around one hour south of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, is the pick of the beaches on the east coast.
Mahabalipuram Shore Temple Photo
The windswept Shore Temple is located right on the water's edge at Mahabalipuram.
Ooty Nilgiri Mountain Railway Toy Train
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway toy train is the highlight of a visit to the hill station of Ooty, in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu.
Meenakshi Temple Madurai Photo
The Meenakshi Temple, in Madurai, is the most impressive temple that state of Tamil Nadu has to offer. The city itself is said to be the oldest in south India.
Madurai: Athens of the East
The southern Indian city of Madurai is famous for its beautiful temples. One of the oldest in the sub-continent, it's more than just a place for pilgrims. Manoj Sadasivan writes about the many marvels of Madurai's Meenakshi temple.
Mantra Veppathur Resort: A Traditional Experience in Tamil Nadu
Located quite in the middle of nowhere, near the temple town of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, this eco friendly resort will reward those who venture off the beaten path and into Tamil Nadu's pristine interior.