Tamil Nadu, the homeland of Tamils can be dated back to 300, 000 years ago where original inhabitants of India - the Dravidians - resided who were supposed to be the part of the early Indus Valley settlers and moved to southern part of
Indian subcontinent during 1500 BC when the Aryans occupied the Northern part of India. Since the ancient time, Tamil Nadu was the centre of business and maintained the commercial relations with Rome, Egypt, Greece etc. as the region of Tamil Nadu is surrounded by the body of waters. The state of Tamil Nadu is surrounded by the Eastern Ghats to the north, the Nilgiri, the Annamalai Hills, and Palakkad to the west, Bay of Bengal to the east, Gulf of Mannar, Palk Strait to the south east and Indian Ocean to the south.
Tourist Attractions in Tamil Nadu
Tourist attractions of Tamil Nadu are natural as it touches the confluence of three major water bodies – the Indian Ocean, the Arabian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. So, the major attractions of Tamil Nadu are beach holidays, culture holidays, hill resorts holidays, historical holidays, adventure holidays, Ayurveda holidays, spiritual holidays, temple holidays, UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Great Living Chola Temples and Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram; 1000 of other temples, the scenic view of Kanniyakumari etc. combinedly strike the minds of the tourists to explore the beauty of this region.
Beaches Holidays in Tamil Nadu
The beach holidays in Tamil Nadu mesmerize the imagination of the beach lovers because the state of Tamil Nadu contains the one of the longest coastal area that stretches nearly 1000 kms! All the locations are ideal for all types of water adventurous activities. The second longest beach in the world, the Marina Beach is situated in Tamil Nadu! The Elliot beach is famous in the world for favorite shooting location. Some other beaches of Tamil Nadu are Chennai Beaches or Marina Beaches, Pulicat Beaches, Dakhinachitra Beaches, Muttukkadu Beaches, Covelong Beaches, Themeparks Beaches, Mammallapuram Beaches, Sadurangapatinam Beaches, Poompuhar Beaches, Tharangambadi Beaches, Nagore Beaches, Velankanni Beaches, Kodikkarai Beaches, Rameswaram Beaches, Mandapam Beaches, Kurusadai Islands, Tuticorin Beaches, Triuchendur Beaches, Vattakotai Beaches and Kanniyakumari Beaches.
Hill Stations in Tamil Nadu
Hill stations of Tami Nadu are evergreen source of excitement and enchantment for the nature’s lovers with their dreamy and rejuvenating atmospheres located along the North and West part of Tamil Nadu. The famous hill stations of Tamil Nadu are Nilgiri Hills or or ‘Blue Mountains’ offers panoramic views of Deccan India; Ooty is the queen of the hill stations of South India; Kodaikanal, Coonoor, Kotagiri, Velliangiri Hills are other hill stations of Tamil Nadu that enticed the tourists from all over the world for their scenic views.