Tamil Nadu - the land of Tamils is a state in Southern India bordered by Puducherry (Pondicherry), Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh known for its temples and architecture, food, movies and classical Indian dance and Carnatic music. It is the historical home of the famous Chera, Chola, Pandya and Pallava kingdoms which thrived before the Islamic conquest of India. This fascinating state is famous for its cutworks in the temples, coconut fringes, and silk saris.
The gateway to the sunny south, the city is a saddle of ancient civilization with a rich legacy of fine arts, sculptures and architecture. The famous tourist attractions overwhelm you with the temples, Western Ghat ranges, cascading waterfalls and thick woods. Hill stations remain major tourist attractions in Tamil Nadu because of the salubrious climate and serene ambience, picturesque beaches and as many as 5 national parks and 17 wildlife sanctuaries. At the southern tip of India, Kanyakumari is located right on the confluence of three seas - the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea.
Besides all these, Ooty often referred to as the Queen of Hill Stations, Kodaikanal fascinates with its wooded slopes and beautiful lakes, Palani famous for Murugan Hill Temple, Madurai seat of Kadai Sangam, the capital of Pandya is famous for Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Shrine, Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin), the southern-most tip of peninsular India famous for the Kanniyakumariamman temple on the sea shore.