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16 May 2013

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Ooty

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Ooty is the most popular hill station in the South India which is located in the Nilgiris district District, Tamilnadu. It is also know as the Queen of Hill Stations picturesque. It is located in the Western ghats at a height of 2240m above sea level. Apart from coffee and tea plantations, trees like confiers, eucalptus, pine and wattle dot the hillside in Udhagamandalam. Summer temperature is rarely higher than 25°c with a minimum of 10°c and Continue Reading

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Kodaikanal

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Kodaikanal, 7200 feet above sea level is one of the most popular Honeymoon and holiday destination hill resort in South India. It is near Madurai in Tamilnadu state, South India. Kodaikanal is also popularly known as the princes of Hill Stations. The misty and cool weather, the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its
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Courtallam

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Courtallam, the ‘Spa of the south’, is situated at an elevation of about 167m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamilnadu State, India. Courtallam is a well-known bathing place and tourist attraction. Some magnificent waterfalls of the Chittar river are said to have mineral properties. Courtallam water has medicinal properties since the water runs through forests of herbs and the water has therapeutic qualities to cure physical ailments. Continue Reading

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Kanniyakumari

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Kanniyakumari is one of the most popular tourist spots in the Tamilnadu state. Three seas, Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean meet at this place. Lakhs of tourists throughout the year are attracted by the serene beauty of this place and the spectacles of sunrise and sunset. Though sunrise can be viewed throughout the year, sunset is visible only from October 15 to March 15 from this southernmost tip. Continue Reading

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Madurai

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Madurai is Known as Athens of the East. It is the oldest city in Tamil Nadu. Madurai is a place of great historical and cultural importance. Madurai lies on the banks of the River Vaigai. Meenakshi Koil Madurai was the capital of the dynasty. Madurai was known to be the centre of learning and pilgrimage for centuries. Today, Madurai is a modern commercial and industrialcity. Madurai has many university campus and is renowned for its weaving Continue Reading

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Velankanni

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Velankanni is one of the most visited pilgrim centres located fourteen kilometers from Nagapattinam, Tamilnadu State, India. It is a town situated on the shores of Bay of Bengal. This renowned Basilica of Our Lady of Health attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. This Basilica has two floors and has been extended at the back of the original church where services are held everyday. Continue Reading

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Tiruchirappalli (Trichy)

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Tiruchirappalli or Trichy city is situated on the banks of the Kaveri river. This is the fourth largest city in the Tamilnadu state. Tiruchi Fort and Rock Fort are the two main attractions of Trichy. Apart from the fort there are several churches, colleges and missions dating back to the 1760s. Trichy is also called the Rome of the East because every Christian denomination has some kind of an establishment in this city. Continue Reading

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Vaigai

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The Vaigai Dam is built across the Vaigai River in the locality of Andipatti in the Theni District, Tamilnadu. This dam was inaugurated on 21st January, 1959 and measures 111 ft in height and can store water up to 71 ft. This dam provides water for irrigation for the Madurai district and the Dindigul district as well as drinking water to Madurai and Andipatti. The Agriculture Research Institute carries out research on pulses, cereals and grains. Continue Reading

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Bangalore

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Bangalore is South India’s most alive city. Almost all the people speaks English, even if its only a smattering. Malls, parks, pubs, theatre, cafes, art galleries, palaces and much more. The Bangalore Palace, the Attara Kacheri (High Court), St. Marys Basilica, Tipus Palace, ISKCON Temple and the Bull Temple highlight Bangalores many personalities and are monuments that mark its journey. Now Bangalore is known for its thriving industry and as an IT hotbed. Continue Reading

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Mysore

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Mysore located at the base of the Chamundi Hills is the third-largest city in the state of Karnataka, India. Mysore is noted for its palaces, including the Mysore Palace, and for the festivities that take place during the Dasara festival. During this time the city receives a large number of tourists. Tourist attractions includes prehistoric sites, monuments, museums, forts, temples, mosques, churches and zoo. Continue Reading

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Goa

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Goa is India’s smallest state by area renowned for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture. Major tourist attractions include Bom Jesus Basilica, Fort Aguada, a wax museum on Indian culture and a heritage museum. The Churches and Convents of Goa have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year. Continue Reading

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