India – Tamil Nadu North (Chennai, Coimbatore, Velagiri, Kanchipuram)

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 World Heritage Sites
  • Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram
  • Mountain Railways of India
  • Western Ghats
 Tentative WHS
  • Sites of Saytagrah, India’s non-violent freedom movement (15/04/2014)
  • Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam (15/04/2014)
 Borders
  • India mainland (sea border/port)
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Salem
  • Tirippur
  • Tiruchirappalli
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
 Airports
  • Chennai (MAA)
  • Coimbatore (CJB)
  • Tiruchirappalli (TRZ)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Chennai Central Station
  • Chennai Metro
  • Maharajas’ Express
  • Nilgiri Mountain Railway (Tamil Nadu)
 Museums
  • Tamil Nadu - Chennai: Government Museum
  • Tamil Nadu - Chennai: Vivekanandar Illam
  • Tamil Nadu - Coimbatore: Gass Forest Museum
  • Tamil Nadu - Coimbatore: GD Naidu Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Tamil Nadu - Chennai: Fort St. George
 Religious Temples
  • Chennai: Santhome Church
  • Chennai: St. Mary's Church
  • Chidambaram: Thillai Nataraja
  • Kanchipuram: Kanchipuram Holy City
  • Mahabalipuram: Shore Temple
  • Narayani: Narayani Temple
  • Srirangam: Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple
  • Tiruvannamalai: Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple
  • Vellore: Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple
 Modern Architecture Buildings
  • Aurorville: Matrimandir
  • Chennai: Dare House
 World of Nature
  • Mudumalai
 Festivals
  • Chennai: Chennai Music Season
  • Chennai: Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru
  • Chennai: Lit for Life
 Experiences
  • A wedding (at least 3 days!)
  • Bhuddist chanting
  • Diwali
  • Experience Holi
  • Krishna Janmashtami
  • Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage
  • Play field hockey
  • Play/hear Sitar
  • Practice yoga
  • Taste Indian Roti
  • Vesakha
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Arignar Anna Zoological Park
  • Tamil Nadu - Chennai: Birla Planetarium
  • Tamil Nadu - Chennai: Live Art Museum
 Zoos
  • Chennai: Arignar Anna Zoological Park
  • Mahabalipuram: The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology
  • Tiruchirappalli: Tropical Butterfly Conservatory
  • Vandalur: Arignar Anna Zoological Park
 Botanical Gardens
  • Chennai: Semmozhi Poonga
  • Coimbatore: TNAU Botanical Garden
  • Ooty: Government Botanical Garden
 Planetariums
  • Chennai: Birla Planetarium
 Theme Parks
  • Chennai: EVP World
  • Chennai: MGM Dizzee World
 Lighthouses
  • Tamil Nadu - Chennai: Madras Light House
  • Tamil Nadu - Mahabalipuram: Mahabalipuram Lighthouse
 Waterfalls
  • Hogenakkal Waterfalls
 Markets
  • Chennai: Parry's Corner
  • Chennai: Pondy Bazaar (Soundarapandian Angadi)
 Monuments
  • Chennai: Labour Statue
 Open-Air Museums
  • Tamil Nadu - Muttukadu: DakshinaChitra
 Railway Museums
  • Tamil Nadu - Chennai: Regional Railway Museum
  • Tamil Nadu - Tiruchirappalli: Railway Heritage Centre
 Vehicle Museums
  • Tamil Nadu - Coimbatore: GD Naidu Museum
Arunachaleswara temple at Tiruvannamalai
Botanical 'Semmozi Poonga' Garden, Chennai.
Gingee fort
Great Living Chola Temples
Mahabalipuram
Mahabalipuram
Marina Beach, Bay of Bengal, Chennai.
Shore Temple, Coromandel Coast, Bay of Bengal
Sri Seshadri Swamigal Ashramam, Tiruvannamalai
Street views, Chennai.
Temples of Mahabalipuram
2019 Krishna's Butter Ball, Mahabalipuram
Mahabalipuram (UNESCO); Feb. 2012
Auroville; Feb. 2012
Weddings in India
Colourful Wedding Decor
Chennai View near riverside