Situated in the southern end of the Western and Eastern ghats, Tamilnadu has a rich history of cultural enrichment and architecture. Tamil Nadu was formerly part of the province of United Madras and subsequently divided up according to languages. The state has several heritage sites which are mainly composed of ancient temples and deities of the Pallava and Chola kingdoms.
Because of the great variety of habitats in the state Tamil Nadu is rich in biodiversity. Tamil Nadu is well famous for its heritage sites, hill stations, national parks, waterfalls, and the natural environment and wildlife.
There are 17 wildlife sanctuaries and five national parks in the state, in which Nagarhole, Mudumalai, and Bandipur are some of the most famous forest reserves in the state. Tamilnadu has one of the country’s most notable temple architecture and a living tradition of music, dance, and fine arts.
Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the state and the fourth largest metropolis in India. The capital of the state, Chennai is known for its beaches, ancient Tamil and Anglo-Indian architecture, cultural festivals.