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Tamil Nadu is a southern Indian state famous for its Dravida-style Hindu temples.
The capital Chennai has beaches and sights such as Fort St. George, built in 1644 during colonial times.
Rameshwaram has the first sea bridge connecting the city of Mandapam to Pamban Island and Rameswaram.
The abandoned town of Dhanushkodi is also located on Pamban Island, which was a busy town until it was destroyed in 1964 by a cyclone.
Agniteertham is famous for its sacred waters and pilgrims perform poojas in honor of their ancestors on this beach.
Nestled in the Shivaroy hills of Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is a hill station in the Eastern Ghats filled with abundant vegetation.
Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in India.
A lakeside resort town in Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal has beautiful weather, cliffs and mist-covered waterfalls that come together to create the ideal backdrop for a perfect getaway.
Located about 15 km from the city of Pondicherry, Auroville is located in Tamil Nadu and was founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa, disciple of Aurobindo and affectionately known as the 'Mother' of the Sri Aurobindo Society.
Hogenakkal is a waterfall located in the Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu where the Kaveri River splits into several waterfall streams.
Located at a distance of 180 km from Bangalore, Hogenakkal has water all year round.
Famous for its intricately carved temples and rock-cut caves, Mamallapuram, as it is famous, is a historically important and beloved tourist site situated on the Coromandel Coast along the Bay of Bengal in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Minakshi Temple in Madurai has tall "Gopuram" towers decorated with colorful figures.
The Ramanathaswami Temple on Pamban Island is a pilgrimage site.
Renowned for its magnificent prakaras with massive pillars carved on either side, this temple houses the longest aisle in the world.
In the southernmost Indian city of Kanyakumari, sunrise is celebrated with rituals.
Rameshwaram is located on a beautiful island in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India.
It is separated by a small Pamban canal from Sri Lanka.
According to Hindu mythology, this is the place where Lord Rama created a bridge across the sea to Sri Lanka.
The five-sided Hanuman Temple contains the floating stone that was used to build the bridge between India and Sri Lanka.
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