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Land of Tamils
Home to a Tamil population that speaks one of the world's oldest languages, the state of Tamil Nadu appeals to tourists with its many Hindu temples, beach resorts, charming hill stations, and World Heritage Sites. Several major civilizations have thrived in this area over the last 2,000 years, including the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava, and Pandya. Today, a trip to Tamil Nadu reveals its unique heritage blending elements of all the cultures that lived and died here, leaving their mark on the area's cuisine, music, religious traditions, and literature. In an ancient land steeped in history, state capital Chennai serves as a modern and convenient tourist base, providing great shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Plan your trip to Tamil Nadu and other India destinations using our handy India route planner.
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Top Tamil Nadu tours
Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $25
Duration: 3 hours
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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