South Indian Tourism

South Indian most famous tourist places and attractions

 

 

GOA

The Vagator beach

 

Vagator Beach is a most beautiful beaches in north Goa. Vagator is clean and quiet beach.The Vagator is separated by a headland. The beach is split into two as Big Vagator and Ozran Beach When you stand on the headland facing the sea, the beach on your right is the Big Vagator Beach(North Vagator Beach) and the beach on the left is Ozran Beach which is popularly known as Little Vagator Beach.

There are no lifeguards on the beach.Swimming is an option but do it if you are confident and at your own risk.A part of Vagator Beach, known as Disco Valley,in Disco Valley.There are a some famous open air clubs that attract lots of people to the beach.Seafood is speciality of the restaurants in Vagator. There are a couple of mid-range hotels near the beach. Totaly vagator beach is wounderful place to have a picnic without disturbance while you enjoy the sunset. It is located in Bardez taluk of Goa about 21 km northwest of Panaji.

Dudhsagar water fall

 

Dudhsagar Falls the most beautiful waterfalls in India. is a four-tiered waterfall a height of 1015 ft located on the Mandovi River in the border of the Indian state of Karnataka and Goa. Dudhsagar, which literally means ‘sea of milk, According to a legend, the waterfall was home to beautiful princess in the region. After her bath, she used to consume sweetened milk. One day, while drinking the milk, she noticed a prince watching her. To hide her modesty, she poured the milk into the water and it formed a curtain.Trekking is the most popular activity in the region.The mountain terrain is scenic and beautiful by trekking trail,Tourists also take a jeep to the waterfall,visitors to carry your own food and drink as you will not find many shops here.

The Anjuna Beach, Baga Beach,Madgaon, Mollem National Park, Cotigao Sanctuary, Dona Paula, Terekhol Fort, Miramar Beach and Colva Beach are so many more tourist places in Goa,Goa tourist places are very popular tourist places in South Indian Tourism.

Kerala

Munnar

 

 

 

Munnar is a beautiful hill station in the district of Idukki, Kerala. Munnar is known for its pleasant climate and pristine beauty. Munnar is a very popular destination among the honeymooners. It is also an ideal place for nature lovers, wildlife lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. You can indulge in boating, trekking and paragliding. Munnar is the perfect place to hang your shoes and just soak in the calm and relaxing atmosphere.
Munnar got its name from the word Moonu Aaru, which means ‘three rivers’ in Malayalam. . The hill station is situated at the confluence of Kundaly, Nallathanni and Madhurapuzha. This place offers you a refreshing break from the humid climate of the coastal part of the state. The ethereal beauty of the scenic valley, rolling hills, virgin forest and waterfalls will enchant you. Munnar is one of the places in India with rich biodiversity. There are two parts of Munnar, the Old Munnar and Munnar. You will find most of the hotels and guest houses in Munnar and the tourist information office in Old Munnar.

Alleppey – The backwater hot spot

 

Built in the 9th century AD, Alleppey, called Alappuzha lies on the edge of the great Ashtamudi Lake. With the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast labyrinth of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers criss-crossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty. It is the administrative headquarters of Alappuzha District of Kerala state of southern India.Alappuzha is an important tourist destination in India. The Backwaters of Alappuzha are the most popular tourist attraction in Kerala. A houseboat cruise in these backwaters can be booked.It connects Kumarakom and Cochin to the North and Quilon to the South.

The most competitive and popular of the boat races in Indiais Alappuzha boat races, The mullackal chirap is also one of the attractions of Allapuzha which is the festive season held for ten days every year in December. Alappuzha is the access point for the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race, held on the Punnamada Lake, near Alappuzha, on the second Saturday of August every year.This is the most famous tourist place in south India Tourism.

Andhra Pradesh

 

Tirumala/Tirupati  Temple

 

 

 

Tirupati is a very famous pilgrimage city in the extreme southeast of Andhra Pradesh in Chittoor district. Tirupati is one of the most ancient and sacred pilgrimage sites in India. Tirumala,is the home of Lord Sri Venkateswara Temple also known as Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple. Venkateswara temple is at a distance of 22 km from Tirupati. However, Tirupati is the town and transport hub to Tirumala at the bottom of the hill. Sri Venkateshwara his also known as the Kaliyuga Deva. The glittering gold-plated gopuram of the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is called Ananda Nilayam
Tirupati is also known for its fairs and festivals, under the maintenance of TTD. Brahmotsavam is the biggest festival in Tirumala Temple. Kapila Theertham, Parasurameswara Temple in Gudimallam, Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Kanipakam, Srikalahasti and Talakona Falls are the famous Tirupati tourist places.

Tirupati offers a magnificent religious and natural delight to devotees as well as tourists. They are so many temples around Tirumala,Varahaswami temple, Tiruchanur temple of Goddess Padmavati, Govindaraja temple, Srinivasa Mangapuram, Avanakshamma temple, ISKCON Lord Krishna Temple etc. are the important temples in Tirupati. Kapila Theertham, Parasurameswara Temple in Gudimallam, Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple, Chandragiri Fort, Kanipakam, Srikalahasti and Talakona Falls are the famous Tirupati tourist places. Tirupati is one of the most popular tourist place in south India tourism.

 

 

Lepakshi Temple

 

Lepakshi Temple perhaps houses the largest monolithic structure of Nagalinga in India. Lepakshi is situated in the east of Hindupur, which falls under the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. This settlement is famous for its artistic temples, it is a 16th century temple. It has a huge complex where three shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Virabhadra are to be found. Lord Virabhadra is the wrathful form of Shiva, a statue of Lord Ganesha,It’s the patron deity of the Nayak rulers.

The carvings represent dancers, drummers and divine musicians. Here, you can see Lord Brahma playing drums, celestial nymph Rambha dancing and Lord Shiva engaged in ‘Ananda Tandava’. In the intermediary hall, there is a frieze that depicts geese with lotus stalks in their beaks. The flawless carvings adorn the entire temple perpetually, Near the temple there is a large granite Nandi bull. one of the largest nandi in India.The nandi wears a kaasu malai, a bell chain, earrings and other jewellery. The Lepakshi temple is one of the beautiful tourist place in south indian tourism.

Karnataka

 

Hampi

 

Hampi

Hampi is one of the best historical place in the world.Hampi is recognized as the World Heritage site by UNESCO.  It is a village located in north Karnataka and was a capital of Vijayanagara empire. Hampi has most significant buildings and places that explains architectural importance of Vijayanagar kingdom.  It is located on the banks of river Tungabhadra in Karnataka. The Virupaksha temple is the most important building in Hampi. Other places are Vijayavittala temple, elephant stables, Hampi Bazar, Monolith Bull,Old Palace, Matanga Hill, Archeological Museum, Lotus Palace,Hazara Rama temple, Lakshmi Narasimha temple which are build in Vijayanagara style of architecture. Hampi Utsav is also known as Vijaya Utsav which is a cultural activity organized by the government of Karnataka. Hampi is the most famous tourist place in the world.The popular tourist place in south India tourism. 

Mysore  Palace

 

Mysore Palace or Mysore Maharaja Palace is one of the largest and most spectacular monuments in the country. Also known as Amba Vilas, it is located in the heart of the city of Mysore. This palace was built between 1897-1912, and is designed by British architect – Henry Irwin. It is combination of Hindu, Muslim, gothic and Rajput styles of architecture. The most important units of palace are Public Durbar Hall, Private Durbar (Ambavilasa Palace), Gombe Thotti (Doll’s Pavilion), Kalyana Mantapa, Portrait Gallery and Casket Room. The palace is now converted into Museum, which is a repository of the art and architecture of Wadeyar dynasty.it was built for the twenty-fourth Wodeyar Raja, Maharaja’s of the Mysore State.

There is also a large open space in front with an open courtyard in the center which is covered by a gold plated dome about 145 feet off the ground. A striking sculpture of Gajalakshmi, the goddess of wealth, prosperity, good luck is located above the central arch with her elephants. The palace is surrounded by a large garden. The palace houses a collection of exquisite carvings and works of art from all over the world. Mysore Palace is the most popular tourist place in South India tourism.

Tamilnadu

 

Kodaikanal

 

 

Kodaikanal is one of the most frequented hill resorts in India. Kodaikanal referred to as ‘The Princess of Hill Stations’, the place has  its spectacular rocks, tranquil woods, lovely lake and intoxicating air, Kodaikanal is an ideal hill resort for the tourists from all over.They are so many Tourist attractions in Kodaikanal. They are Berijam Lake,Kodaikanal Trekking,Dolphin’s Nose,The Perumal Peak, Kukal Cave etc..It is a beautiful view for picnic spot and most Popular honeymoon spot in South Indian tourism.

 

Kanyakumari

 

 

Kanyakumari Temple is a pilgrim center derives its name from the Virgin goddess Kanyakumari ,According to a legend, goddess Parvathi, in one of her incarnations as Devi Kanya, did penance here to secure Shiva’s hand in marriage. As she could not achieve her ambition, she vowed to remain a Virgin (Kanya) ever after.Near by the temple The Vivekananda rock memorial is located.Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a most popular  tourist monument of human endeavor at architecture in Southern India. Situated on a rock island,in Vavathurai,Kanyakumari, India. Kanyakumari is known for a Beautiful templ,beach,Vivekananda Memorial and the beautiful sunset.here the “Sunset”is most famous spot,and it is the more enjoyably  tourist place, Kanyakumari is the one of the most famous tourist place in South Indian Tourism .

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