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South Tamilnadu

(Kodaikanal,Madurai,Tiruchendur,Kanayakumari,Rameshwaram)

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Madurai

Madurai, the second largest city in TamilNadu is one of the important tourist destinations in South India. People from various countries are visiting this buzzling commercial centre everyday. The allurements in & around this city are the Meenakshiamman temple, Thirumalai Nayak Mahal, Gandhi Memorial Museum, Azhagar Kovil and Thiruparankundram. The Meenakshiamman temple with its magnificient gopurams, mandapams and the Potramaraikulam is an attraction for everyone visiting Madurai. This city is very famous for its jasmine flowers. According to puranas, Lord Shiva played his "Thiruvillayadal" in Madurai.

Tiruchendur
Tiruchendur is famous for its Murugan Temple on the coast of Bay of Bengal. Its one of the six abodes of Lord Subramanya and has many legends associated with the temple. This isthalam is referred in Tamil literature and sung by many poets of various periods. The temple has 2 large prakarams and has got a 9 tiered gopuram. Naazhi Kinaru, a step well considered as sacred and Valli Cave, a cave temple are the places to be seen near the temple. Over lakhs of devotees gather on the sea shore every year on the festival of Kanda Shasti during which Soorasamhaaram(Demolition of Surapadman) is enacted. Tiruchendur can be reached easily from Tuticorin and Tirunelveli.
Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal is a hill resort in the chain of Palani hills noted for its serene beauty and pleasant climate. It is a perfect holiday destination for everyone who needs relaxation and enjoyment. In the popular Kodai lake, boating, cycling & horse-riding are ready for you. In the Bryant park you can enjoy a multitude of flora of various species. Kurinji Flower is one of the most attractions of Kodaikanal which blossoms once in 12 years. Other places that can be visited here are Silver Falls, Cap view, Pillar Rocks etc.
Rameswaram

Rameswaram is an island famous for its theerthams and Pamban Bridge. The Ramanatha Swamy temple has histories associated with the epic Ramayana. The deity in this temple represents the 12 Jyotirlinga istalams of South India. The Agni Theertham along with other theerthams is believed to purify the sinners. The Pamban Bridge here is an engineering wonder which connects this island with the mainland. Coral reefs can be seen from Dhanuskodi, a small isle near Rameswaram.

Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari also known as Cape Commorin is the southern most tip of the Indian Peninsula.  Its multicolor beaches are noteworthy and the sights of sunrise & sunset are spectacular. The places to be seen here are the Kumari Amman Temple, Vivekananda Rock, Gandhi Museum and the Suchindram Temple which is 13 kms away from Kanyakumari. The black stone image of the Goddess Kanyakumari and her diamond nose-stead are remarkable. Kanyakumari is also a pilgrim centre.