The traditionally and culturally rich state, Tamilnadu
is bordered by the Bay of Bengal in the east, Indian Ocean in
the south, the states of Kerala and Karnataka in the west, and
Andhra Pradesh in the North. The land that has a history spanning
over thousands of years, is blessed with beautiful hill stations,
beaches and temples and is one of the major tourist destinations
in India. Madurai, Trichy, Palani, Tiruvallur, Tanjore, Kanchipuram
and Mahabalipuram are the famous temple towns in the state.Steeped
in history, the ancient Dravidian land has hundreds of stories
to share about its monuments and temples. Most of the temples
are designed in the Dravidian Style of architecture and is famous
for its sculptured 'Gopurams' (towers). The Meenakshi Temple
in Madurai, Nataraja temple at Chidambaram, Murugan Temple
in Rameswaram etc are a few of them.
Away from the heat of the plains, delightful hill stations
like Ooty, Kodaikkanal, Yercaud, Coonor, Kottagiri and Nilgiris
in Tamil Nadu, are always an attraction to the tourists. As
the hill stations are town located, they are easily accessible.
Recreation facilities like Trekking, Hang-Gliding, fishing and
Golf etc make them viable to adventure lovers, apart from nature
lovers who depend on these hill stations for the cool atmosphere,
peaceful walks amidst nature (co-existence with nature), rejuvenation
and fun activities.
Tamil Nadu, which nearly has 1000 kms of coastal area, is famous
for its blue beaches. Marina Beach, Mahabalipuram Beach, etc
are famous for its natural beauty.
The climate of Tamil Nadu is generally tropical, with little
variations in summer and winter. April to June is the hottest
summer period, with temperatures rising up to 40ºC, and
November to Feb is the coolest period. The land will get rain
from the North-east Monsoons between October and December but
the remaining time she remains dry. The best time to visit Tamil
Nadu is between October to March, this time climate will be