The word spiritual strikes immediately whenever one thinks of India. This is because India houses various ancient temples which give a glimpse of the past and an opportunity to live it. There are many states in India which are home to many temples. One such state is Tamil Nadu which is quite different from others as it is filled with ancient and significant temples. Many people when think of Tamil Nadu associate it with its temples. They can be described as massive, ornate, sprawling and richly carved. The elaborate architecture and brilliant structure of these temples will surely leave you spellbound at the end of the Tamil Nadu tour.
This Tamil Nadu vacation will begin from Chennai where you will visit the famous Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Karpagamba- a form of Parvati, it was built by the Pallavas in the 7th century. This temple is a fine example of a Dravidian style of architecture and allures devotees throughout the year. After this, witness the Ratha temples of Mahabalipuram and Aalangudi Temple of Thanjavur.
There is no way one can miss the Meenakshi Temple of Madurai. It is among the most important temples of India and is dedicated to forms of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Besides visiting temples in Madurai, one can witness the beauty of this city constructed in the form of a lotus. Talking about the temples of Tamil Nadu, one cannot miss Brihadeeswarar Temple of Thanjavur which is one of the largest temples of India and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Trip to Tamil Nadu will also give you a chance to explore some amazing places of interest including Santhome Church, Fort St. George museum and Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
Tamil Nadu vacation is incomplete without drooling over its delicious cuisine since it is considered as a hub for food lovers. Idli, sambar, uttapam and paysam are some major dishes of Tamil Nadu. Trip to Tamil Nadu is perfectly designed to offer you with the best of this beautiful state within a minimal time period of ten days. So what are you waiting for? Get on board to discover your spiritual self!
- Visit Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Chennai
- Visit famous Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
- Witness one of the largest south Indian Temple, Brihadeeswarar Temple
- Explore Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry