Tourist Places in Tamil Nadu

Sightseeing and Attractions in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Tourist Places

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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
87%
voted as clean
Botanical Garden, Ooty
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
992 Ratings & 661 Reviews
Botanical Garden is the most famous tourist destination in Ooty. In 1847, Marquis of Tweedale laid the foundation of this garden, which is spread at an area of 22 hectares. This garden is located at a height of 2400 metres above the sea level and has a collection of rare... Read More »
"Visit with family"2 months ago "Impressive!"Dec 25, 2017
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  • Type: View point
75%
voted as clean
Doddabetta Peak, Ooty
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
223 Ratings & 172 Reviews
Doddabetta Peak is the highest vantage point in Ooty, located at around 2,623 m. This peak is regarded as one of the highest peaks in South India, which lies at the junction of the Eastern and Western Ghats. The beautiful valley, plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of... Read More »
"Visit with family"2 months ago "Just another point"2 months ago
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  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
88%
voted as clean
Rose Garden, Ooty
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
214 Ratings & 133 Reviews
Rose Garden covers around 10 acres of land, near the Charring Cross at Vijayanagaram. This garden comprises terraces with pergolas, rose tunnels and bowers with rose creepers. There are around 3600 varieties of roses in this garden. Tourists can visit this garden for... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
79%
voted as clean
Sim's Park, Coonoor
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
96 Ratings & 78 Reviews
Sim's Park is an unusual park-cum-botanical garden, which was laid more than a hundred years ago on the natural hill ranges. The garden features ethnic trees along with shrubs and creepers which co-habit with various other trees brought from thought the world. The park is... Read More »
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  • Type: Lake
59%
voted as clean
Ooty Lake and Boat House, Ooty
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
466 Ratings & 310 Reviews
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  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
78%
voted as clean
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Mudumalai (Masinagudi)
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
53 Ratings & 44 Reviews
The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is also known as Mudumalai National Park. It was established in 1940 for preserving varied flora and fauna. The national park was declared as a Tiger Reserve and functions on the guidelines listed under the Project Tiger. It is situated on... Read More »
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  • Type: Club
  • Entry: Paid
99%
voted as clean
Wellington Golf Course, Coonoor
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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  • Type: Water Fall
99%
voted as clean
Kalhatti Water Falls, Mudumalai (Masinagudi)
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.4 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Kalhatti Water Falls boasts a height of 40 metres and is considered to be an ideal destination for trekking. This water fall is around 13 km from Ooty on the Ooty-Mysore route. The water fall is located at around 2,000 metres above the sea level and the entire route runs... Read More »
"A beautiful falls"Feb 21, 2015 "Nice waterfalls"Jan 3, 2014
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  • Type: Village
99%
voted as clean
Ketty, Coonoor
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
A tiny hamlet close to Coonoor, Read More »
"Cool place"Jul 7, 2016 "Picturesque little Railway station"Mar 18, 2016
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  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
50%
voted as clean
Theppakadu Elephant Camp, Mudumalai (Masinagudi)
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
4.8 / 7 1
25 Ratings & 20 Reviews
The Theppakadu Elephant Camp lies in the vicinity of the Mudumalai Wildlife Reception Centre. A small camp existed here since 1910 and was declared an elephant camp in 1972. The camp area derives its name from the two words, ‘Theppam’ and ‘Kadu’,... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
78%
voted as clean
Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
251 Ratings & 190 Reviews
Meenakshi  Temple is also known as Meenakshi Amman Temple and attracts tourists and pilgrims alike. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is named after the deity and goddess Parvati. Sundareswarar means beautiful Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati is called Meenakshi.... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
97%
voted as clean
Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
71 Ratings & 54 Reviews
Brihadeshwar temple or the Big temple is the prime attraction of Thanjavur. Brihadeshwar temple was built in the early 11th century by Rajaraja Chola I. The temple is built in Dravidian style of architecture in granite. Brihadeshwar temple, known also as Rajarajesvaram,... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
86%
voted as clean
Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
284 Ratings & 212 Reviews
Vivekananda Rock Memorial is dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, the founder of Ramakrishna Mission. Vivekananda Rock Memorial was built between 1963 and 1970 in red and blue granite. It is situated on the top of a rock island, at a... Read More »
"It was too tiring"2 months ago "Awesome Kanyakumari"Dec 22, 2017
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  • Type: Temple
54%
voted as clean
Rameshwaram Temple, Rameswaram
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
182 Ratings & 136 Reviews
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
85%
voted as clean
Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
160 Ratings & 126 Reviews
Any tourist who comes to visit Ooty wants to travel by this train. This train has an interesting history apart from the vintage charm that it exudes. The Nilgiris toy train” connects Ooty to Mettupalyam at the foot of the Nilgiris. The Nilgiri Hill railway Read More »
"Epic train journey"Feb 20, 2018 "Coonor to Ooty"Jul 24, 2017
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  • Type: Temple
64%
voted as clean
Marudhamalai Hill temple, Coimbatore
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
53 Ratings & 48 Reviews
Marudhamalai Hill Temple is among the most renowned attractions of Coimbatore. This temple is dedicated to  Lord Shiva.   The 12th century temple is surrounded by numerous trees, plants and herbs with hills in the backdrop.  Devotees throng to the shrine in... Read More »
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  • Type: Church
63%
voted as clean
Velankanni Church, Velankanni
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
72 Ratings & 53 Reviews
Velankanni Church, one of the religious sites, is situated on the Bay of Bengal coast. The holy shrine was constructed in the memory of the Lady of Health, also known as the Madonna of Velankanni. She was renowned among the people for possessing miraculous powers. Dedicated to... Read More »
"Divinity on earth"Nov 27, 2017 "Our Lady of Health"Aug 1, 2016
  • Type: Temple
83%
voted as clean
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Trichy
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.4 / 7 1
66 Ratings & 53 Reviews
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is situated in Srirangam Town of Trichy, Tamil Nadu. This is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, a reclining form of Lord Vishnu and covers a total area of 156 acres. This temple is also amongst the first ones of 108 ‘divya... Read More »
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  • Type: Lake
67%
voted as clean
Kodai Lake, Kodaikanal
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
502 Ratings & 393 Reviews
Kodaikanal Lake, a man-made lake, is located in the Kodaikanal city of Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu. Considered as one of the most popular geographic landmarks and tourist attractions, this lake is located at a distance of 3 km from the bus stand. Perched at an elevation of... Read More »
"Not so clean"2 months ago "Kodaikanal"Oct 20, 2017
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  • Type: Temple
77%
voted as clean
Kanyakumari Temple, Kanyakumari
Rank 21
Ranked 21 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
94 Ratings & 71 Reviews
Kanyakumari Temple or the Kanyakumari Bhagavathiamman Temple is a chief attraction of Kanyakumari and is dedicated to the virgin Goddess Kanyakumari, an incarnation of Goddess Parvathi. Goddess Kanyakumari is the presiding deity of Kanyakumari. As per legends, the... Read More »
"Good place to visit along with..."Dec 23, 2017 "Very good"Oct 28, 2017
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Pamban Bridge, Rameswaram

Pretty Pamban bridge
Overall Rating
5.0/7

Thirumalai Nayak Palace, Madurai

Very Beautiful Palace
Overall Rating
6.0/7

Dhanushkodi Beach, Dhanushkodi

Ruins at Dhanushkodi....
Overall Rating
7.0/7
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