Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

ABOUT TAMIL NADU

  • Tamil Nadu is Southern State of India.
  • The Capital of Tamil Nadu is Chennai which is the Largest city also.
  • Tamil Nadu is the 11th Largest State in India by Area.
  • Tamil Nadu is the Sixth State as per its Popularity.
  • Tamil Nadu is the Second Largest State as per its Economy.
  • The official Language of The Tamil Nadu is Tamil.
  1. CHENNAI
  2. Chennai is the capital of the Tamil Nadu. It is the 4th largest Indian City. Chennai is among the most visited Indian cities.

    Visiting Places

    # MARINA BEACH

    Marina beach is  the longest natural urban beach in the country and one of the world’s longest beach ranking with 1.

    # KAPALEESHWARAR TEMPLE

    Kapaleeshwarar temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The form of Shiva’s consort Shakti (Parvati) worshipped at this temple is called Karpagambal. According to the Puranas, Shakti worshipped Shiva in the form of a peacock.

    2. MAHABALIPURAM

    Mahabalipuram is famous for its ancient and cultural heritage. It is classified among the UNESCO world heritage sites.

    Visiting Places

    # SHORE TEMPLE

    Shore temple was built in 700-728 AD. It is named shore because it overlooks the shore of Bay of Bengal. It is one of the oldest structural stone temples of South India.

    # PANCHA RATHAS

    Panch Rathas is a monument in Mahabalipuram. Pancha Rathas are open air rock cut reliefs and are fashioned in the form of 5 chariots named after the Pandavas from the Hindu epic Mahabharatha. The carved monoliths have all been carved out of pink granite and the tallest one of them is around 40 feet high.

    3. KANYAKUMARI

    Kanyakumari is also known as Cape Comorin. Kanyakumari name comes from the Devi Kanya Kumari temple in the region. The town is famous for its beautiful beaches, temples, monuments and cultural centers.

    Visiting Places

    # KANYAKUMARI TEMPLE

    Kanyakumari Temple is dedicated to the Devi Kanya kumari goddess shree Bhagvathay in the form of a adolescent girl child. he goddess is believed to be the one who removes the rigidity of our mind; devotees usually feel the tears in their eyes or even inside their mind when they pray to the goddess in devotion and contemplation.

    # THIRUVALLUVAR STATUE

    Thiruvalluvar Statue is one of the biggest in Asia. The Thiruvalluvar Statue is a 133 feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture. The pedestal of the statue is artistically designed and is decorated with 10 elephants that signify the various directions.

    4. MADURAI

    Madurai is the third largest city of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It has been ruled by both the Pandya and the Chola dynasties. The Major attraction of Madurai is Meenakshi Temple.

    Visiting Places

    # MEENAKSHI AMMAN TEMPLE

    It is one of the most famous historic temples in South India. The temple was constructed by Kulasekara Pandya. It is dedicated to Goddess Parvati.

    # KOODAL AZHAGAR TEMPLE

    This temple is considered one of the ancient temples in south India. It is dedicated to God Vishnu. The architecture, the sculptures and the paintings are beyond description.

Tamil culture is rooted in the arts and ways of life of Tamils in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore and across the globe. Tamil culture is expressed in language, literature, music, dance, theater, folk arts, martial arts, painting, sculpture, architecture, sports, media, comedy, cuisine, costumes, celebrations, philosophy, religions, traditions, rituals, organizations, science, and technology.

Various martial arts including Kuttu Varisai, Varma Kalai, Silambam, Adithada, Malyutham and Kalarippayattu, are practised in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The warm-up phase includes yoga, meditation and breathing exercises.

The most important form of Tamil painting is Tanjore painting, which originated in Thanjavur in the 9th century. The painting’s base is made of cloth and coated with zinc oxide, over which the image is painted using dyes; it is then decorated with semi-precious stones, as well as silver or gold thread.

Tamil country has its own music form called Tamil Pannisai, from which current carnatic music evolved. Has its own music troops like Urumi melam, Pandi melam (present day’s chenda melam), Mangala Vathiyam, Kailaya vathiyam etc.

  • Famous Dishes are

    Uttapam

    Banana Bonda

    Rasam

    Dosa

    Muruku – Something to munch with tea

    Sambar

    Coconut Chutney

    Idli and Vada

    Lemon Rice

    Paruppu Payasam- simple sweet treat from of Tamil Nadu

WHY VISIT THIS PLACE

Tamil Nadu is the preferred destination for innumerable tourists because of its various exciting things such as beautiful architecture, tempting food and a number of dances, music and lot more.

LIST OF DESTINATIONS INTAMIL NADU

  • CHENNAI
  • COIMBATORE
  • SALEM
  • MADURAI
  • TRICHY
  • VELLORE
  • TIRUPUR

FAMOUS PERSONALITIES

Pichai Sundararajan

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Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan

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Rekha

Rekha, is an Indian film actress who has mainly appeared in Hindi films. Noted for her versatility and acknowledged as one of the finest actresses in Hindi cinema, is daughter of famous Tamil Actor Gemini Ganesan.

Waheeda Rehman

Waheeda Rehman the Bollywood's "most beautiful" actress was born in Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India.

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