Traveling by the South of the India you will find a world of unforgettable emotions and sensations.
Are waiting for you wonderful sculptures of the 7TH century ad sculpted over huge rocks, sensational carved in stone combined with bright colors and the greatest concentration of monoliths in the world.
Not you will leave indifferent the spectacular colorful and magnitude of the temples of the India, in particular can enjoy of them impressive views of the Temple of Thanjavur, heritage of the humanity. You can also participate in typical rituals of Hindu culture and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the streets surrounding the temples, with its people and its shops.
You can delve into a natural place of immeasurable beauty and enjoy the company of wild animals, relaxed navigate the backwaters enjoying the landscape and dive into the waters of the Arabian Sea in the wonderful beaches of Kovalam. All that and more with Virat Tours.
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Mahabalipuram which was formerly known as Mamallapuram is one of the most frequented tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu, a province in the India. The place is only 55 kilometers from Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu and is an important destination for excursion around it. In fact, Mahabalipuram, along with Chennai and Kanchipuram coast of land forms of the "golden triangle of tourism ' famous Coromandel." Mahabalipuram, the city with a beautiful beach located on a rocky outcrop between the beach and a lagoon that is going to be a unique experience. Is known by its group of rathas, an example of architecture monolithic rock Indian and the relief carved (relief in stone), that represents the penance of Arjuna. The Temple of the magnificent coast, built by King Râjasimha in the seventh century, is an exceptional Temple which has the shrines of both Shiva and Vishnu. The Varaha cave another major attraction that is one of the many caves carved into the rock in Mahabalipuram. The Mandapam Krishna, one of the most visited places, has a bas relief of Lord Krishna lifting the Govardhan Hill on his fingers.
Although its official name is Tiruchirappalli, Trichy continues to be the name by which people know the city, a true capital, with about one million inhabitants. But not there that leave is overwhelmed by the size. Trichy continues being provincial, pleasant and indispensable in any tour by the South of the India. It is a great commercial centre, full of life. Their neighborhoods traditional, with bazaars extensive full of people walk of here for there dedicated to their occupations or to their purchases are a show fun and that not there is that losing is. Nor do I miss the ascent to the Temple of rock and above all to the enormous Temple of Sri Ranganathaswamy, that temple is a real town.
It is a city of Tamil Nadu State at the mouth of the Vaigai River as old as their history, head of the District of Madurai. The ancient and historic city of Madurai has many places that visited, tourists from around the world. Among the most famous attractions in Madurai, is the Meenakshi Amman Temple, where the main deities of Shiva are the Meenakshi goddess and Lord. The temple has 985 pillars beautifully sculpted, forming the thousand pillars of Mandapam. He has also been the center of art, music and dance of Tamil.
The beach of Kovalam is a wonder, because since she can see the beautiful landscapes of the India, that are wonderful. Also we can bathe in its waters, that are super for rest in the country. Always like visit the beaches exotic, as for example them of Kovalam, that of safe you will like much and you it will pass well in this beach of the India. The beaches of Kovalam are the most famous of the India and much of Asia, because they have everything that tourists are looking on a beach in these features.
Before the arrival of the Portuguese, the history of Kochi is somewhat dark. Kochi is raised as a United independent of the ruins of the Empire Kulasekhara. The arrival of the Portuguese to Kochi turned out be the point of inflection in its history. The Kochi Rajas welcomed the Portuguese, seeing in them a valuable ally against the common enemy, the Zamorin. The Jews received royal patronage during the reign of Kesava Rama Varma (1565-1601). These Jews had fled from Kodangalur, which was their original settlement. They were involved in trade and as intermediaries for foreigners seeking to trade. In the 17th century, were the Dutch who managed to capture the port of Kochi. After that period rulers proved to be incompetent, Saktan Tampuran to Rama Varma who ascended to the throne in 1790. He showed be a skilful administrator, and Kochi prospero under its mandate. However, in 1795, Kochi went to hands of the British that ruled the territory until the India obtained its independence. Actually all the charm of this place focuses on the part of Fort Kochi, is one of the areas with greater European memories of India. Live them styles Portuguese, Dutch and British. Buildings, quiet streets where you can even stroll, tiny cafes with its old… and not the huge amount of churches.
The Kingdom of Mysore was a Kingdom in the area south of India, believed to be founded in 1399 in the vicinity of the modern city of Mysore. The Kingdom that was ruled by the Wodeyar family, initially was a vassal state of the Vijayanagara Empire. To the decline of the Vijayanagara Empire (c.1565), the Kingdom became independent. In the 17TH century the realm much expanded its territory and during the Governments of Narasaraja Wodeyar I and Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar, the Kingdom annexed large areas in what is now southern Karnataka and parts of Tamil Nadu to become a powerful State of the southern Deccan. It is often called the city of palaces by the number of palaces of the Royal family, one of the richest in India, around the city. The main Palace, called Amba Vilas, occupies an area of almost a million square meters in the heart of the city, and his style is Indo-Sarraceno, mixing Hindu, Muslim, Rajput and Gothic architecture. If add you to that that Sundays at 7 p.m. illuminated with 100,000 lights, the effect is great. The Palace was inaugurated in 1912, since the previous one, wood, burned in 1897 for the wedding of the Princess Jayalakshmanni. The Queen Regent, Kempananjammanni Vanivilasa Sanndihana, for those friends Kempa, commissioned the new Palace to the architect English Henry Irwin, specifying that should be a mix of styles, what undoubtedly fulfilled to strictly. It is one of the India's largest palaces, and we can highlight its stained glass windows, murals on the walls, the doors with embedded ivory and adorned with golden throne. Dolphinfishes are quite common in many rooms. Part of the residence of the Maharajah has become a museum. On the first floor there is a collection of costumes, toys for children, musical instruments, photographs and many portraits, and the upper floor is displayed a small collection of weapons. Mysore is famous also for the essences of perfume, incense and sandalwood, and say the India's richest gold silk fabrics can be purchased. The temple on Chamundi Hill is another of the attractions of Mysore, is the Hill, Chamundi, where there is a temple dedicated to Durga Devi, an avatar of Parvathi, Consort of Shiva, to celebrate his victory over the God Buffalo. From the top of the Hill provides a beautiful view of Mysore.
Bangalore is the capital of the State of Karnataka, in the India. It is known as the "Garden City" (Garden City), due to the amount of trees and flowers that contains. Its population is 4.5 million inhabitants, making it the fourth largest city in the country.
After the independence of India (1947), Bangalore became a city mainly dedicated to heavy industry. Currently, is has become in an important Center for the technologies of the information. Founded in the 16TH century by Kempegowda. Its famous gardens were built by Tipu sultan for 200 years. The garden of Lal Bagh is considered as the true example of the nature intact, where are presented more than thousand of species of flowers and trees. It has more than one hundred and fifty species of roses, and main garden decorating is the artificial pond, where they grow a few magnificent lotuses. The main monument of architecture is the old fortress of Ali Haydar, built at the end of the 16th century. He was one of the main points of defence in fighting with the English. In course of these engagements was destroyed the greater part of the fortress. The essential architectural object is considered the Fort of Tipu sultan. On the side are the summery Palace and the Temple of Ganesha, and in the western part of Bangalore are located the Temple of the bull and the Maharaja's Palace. Luxurious Indian palaces, spacious gardens and plantations of mango – Spa looks like an ancient Indian story fascinating and unpredictable.
They are not all cities, nor all the monuments and landmark but it is an overview of how much you can enjoy visiting this part of the country.