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View across Tamil Naidu. Photo by Karl Rock.

Top 5 Things To See and Do in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is the southernmost state of India. Tamil Nadu is bordered by the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal, resulting in beautiful beaches. More than ten rivers flow within this state making it one of the most fertile lands in the country. Concerning scenic beauty, Tamil Nadu is on par with states like Karnataka. With the Nilgiri and Anamalai Hills towering over the state, it looks nothing less than impressive. It also shares a maritime border with Sri Lanka.

Regarding historical structure, Tamil Nadu is blessed. The state is mentioned in epics like Ramayana. There are 33,000 temples here, built in the impressive Dravidian architectural style. Also, Archaeological Survey of India has found that settlements in Tamil Nadu were one of the oldest in the Indian Peninsula. Tamil Nadu was rich in art and cultural forms since time immemorial. Evidence of their culture is found in their text belonging to that era: Sangam Literature.

With all that being said, there is definitely a lot to see in Tamil Nadu. But if you’re in a hurry, I’m going to list down five places in this state that you should visit.

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Safer Parts of India for Solo Women Travellers in India

India has recently been put under the limelight for its many cases of rapes. Naturally, solo female travellers would try to stay away from this country.

But let me tell you that not all states in India are like that. You don’t have to miss out on your Indian trip because of fear. Pack your bags right now because I’m going to let you know about the best and safest places for you to travel in India.

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Top 6 Honeymoon Destinations in India

Marriage is a very special occasion for any individual. To start off your married life on an excellent note, it is imperative that you choose only the perfect location for your honeymoon. If you’re one of the couples who is still stuck in the dilemma of looking for a destination that both of you agree on, then look no more because India is the land of diversity. It offers you everything from adventure, relaxation and enjoyment, all in one country. Also, don’t forget that the international symbol of love, Taj Mahal, is also in India.

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The Best Weekend Getaways from Delhi

Delhi is phenomenal. It is a metropolitan city. It has varied cultures and a multitude of places to visit. But sometimes, you might feel like you need to get away from all the hustle-bustle and traffic. If you are a resident of Delhi or just a traveller who has the luxury to spare a weekend, get ready for some exciting places to spend your weekend at.

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Top 8 Highlights of South India

South India is nature’s gift to the country. The few states in the southern part of India are rich in their distinct culture and heritage. They have their unique cuisines. But one thing that is common to all these states is their natural beauty. The lush greenery and calmness of this place will heal you spiritually and mentally. There are so many places to visit here, but I’m going to list down only the highlights that are most visited by tourists.

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