India is a myriad of various unique and unusual things. Every region of the country is
different from each other. Be it topographical features or culture of people, India
displays quite an unique picture.
Northern part of our country, which is bounded by great Himalayan mountain ranges
is completely different from the southern region.
South India that comprises states such as Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil
Nadu, and Kerala are totally in contrast to the North Indian state. Similar to north
Indian states, South Indian states also has endless array of tourist attractions. These
alluring charms of South India would simply captivate the imagination of
Adorned with tranquil backwaters, sandy beaches, imposing forts and magnificent
palaces, South Indian states are also perfect for spending a fabulous vacation with
loved ones. Its for sure that the sweet memories of this holiday will linger into your
mind and heart for rest of your life. Some of the famous tourist attractions of South
Kerala Backwaters: Backwaters of Kerala are truly one of the major attraction of
South India. These are unparalleled to other beauties of the region. Backwaters of
Kerala, some how resembles to canals of Venice city of Italy. A cruise journey through
the vast network of backwater will provide an opportunity to peep into the country
side of Kerala. Some of the famous backwater places of Kerala are
Alleppey, Kuttanad, Kollam, Kumarakom etc.
Tirupati Balaji: The ancient and sacred temple of Lord Vankateswara is built on the
seventh peak, Venkatachala (Venkata hill) of the Tirupati Hill. This most visited
temple of south India lies on the southern banks of Sri Swami Pushkarini. It is the
richest and highly revered shrine of India. Ardent Hindu believers from far and wide
comes here and pay their homage to the residing deity of the temple. People give
expensive offerings to the temple on fulfilling of their wishes. Even some people
shave their hair and donate it, once their wishes fulfilled.
Marina Beach: Famed as the longest beach of India and second longest beach in entire
world, Marina beach is a part of Tamil Nadu's beaches. This 4.5 km long beach is
dotted with statues of some important personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Sir Thomas
Munro, Tiruvalluvar, Bharathidasan, Kamarajar, Avvaiyar, Swami Sivananda,
Thanthai Periyar and Kannagi etc. Marina beach is an ideal place for morning walk,
jogging. Swimming or bathing at Marina beach is prohibited. Its a hangout zone for
every people due to its in numerous food stalls, shops, lover spots and aquarium.
Golconda Fort: One of the most imposing fort of South India is Golconda Fort. It is
located at a distance of 11km on the western outskirts of Hyderabad, the capital of
Andhra Pradesh. Originally, created with mud, Golconda Fort later on constructed
with stone. It is positioned atop a granite hill, 400ft above the plains. There are huge
eight gates or Darwazas to enter this fort. Due to its architecture, Golconda Fort is
also a prime tourist attraction of South India.
Char Minar: Char Minar, a major landmark of Hyderabad was constructed by
Mohammed Quli Qutab Shah at the heart of the city. This impressive square
monument with four minarets was built during 1591 A.D as a symbol of eradication
of plague. This beautiful structure of granite, lime and mortar reflects the aristocracy
of Nawabs of Hyderabad. Every evening this arch is illuminated with thousand of
lights to give a special touch to its beauty.
Beside them, South India has much more for each and every traveller. The region is
perfect for an ideal holiday.