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Seven Famous Places in Tamil Nadu

By R.Sai Lahari , VII , C

There are many places in TamilNadu,but these places give us the remembrance of Tamilnadu’s natural beauty and culture. KANCHIPURAM It was successively the former capital of the ancient Pallavas, Cholas and Vijayanagar empire. This old city is known as 'the Golden city of 1000 temples'. It is one of the seven sacred cities of India and is famous for hand-woven silk fabrics. MADURAI . It is the second largest city of Tamilnadu. There is a very famous temple known as Meenakshi Temple.The main God worshiped is Goddess Meenakshi. The high point of the temple is the 'Hall of a Thousand Pillars',:KANYAKUMARI - Kanyakumari or Cape Comorin is unique in being surrounded by three seas, the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian sea, and the confluence is called 'Thriveni Sangamam'. Here one can get a breath-taking view of the Sunrise and Sunset at their best. THANJAVUR.- . Thanjavur district, the ' Rice Bowl ' of Tamil Nadu, is also known for its exquisite handicrafts and also world famous temple Bragadeeshwara r Temple built by Raja Raja Chola . CHENNAI - The Light House is a massive, tall structure, situated at the south end of the Marina Beach. It strangely beckons the visitors in the evening and adds glory to the golden sands. The All India Radio (AIR) radio broadcast station is located opposite to the light house .NILGIRI - Nilgiri Mountains are the people’s fascinating place crowning with the name”QUEEN OF HILLS”It is one of the tourist spot world wide. YERCARD is picturesque hill station, situated in the Shevaroy Hills, was established by the British in the early 18th century. Today this is one of the state’s productive areas and its surrounding slopes are entirely covered with plantations of coffee, tea, jackfruit and plantains. The other areas of beauty are the man-made Yerikadu Lake and the Killiyur Falls and Lady’s Seat which offers delightful views of the surrounding countryside.

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