It is most visited tourist state domestically as well as internationally. It is famous for its old age traditions and culture that enhance the beauty of iconic temples, cool coconut palms lining the lagoons of coastal beaches, waterfalls, hills and many more. Centuries old monuments, temples and rock carvings are preserved with great care and can be seen by the tourists anytime. With Chennai as its capital, Madurai as its oldest artistic city and Coimbatore as the textile hub, Tamil Nadu is a tremendous and growing city.
The best time to enjoy both temples and other attractions is between November till March as the humid temperature becomes unbearable in summer season. Tamil Nadu is famous for multitude of attractions like beaches of Chennai and Kanyakumari, Meenakshi Temple of Madurai, Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur built around 1010 AD, lakes and hills of Ooty and Coimbatore, Kanchipuram silk sareers, rock-cut caves of Mahabalipuram, Kodaikonal’s clear waterfalls, emerging city of Trichy and many more. Wildlife admirers have many bird sanctuaries. Chennai itself has scuba diving, parasailing, paragliding, theme parks and numerous other activities. People here prefer both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Rice, sambhar, rasam, legumes, lentils, fish curry, chicken and other delicacies surprise the taste buds. Kesari and payasam are best served as sweet dishes. Don’t miss out the famous ‘Filter coffee’. It is morning caffeine that boosts up the whole state. If caught the heat already? Have a cool coconut drink.
Rooting from ancient history to adaptation of modern culture, Tamil Nadu is a state of art and people being most hospitable. And the cuisine is mouthwatering. It has everything a traveller seeks and no reason can be enough to decline the offer to visit such a magnificent state.