Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram is a town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is around 60 km south from the city of Chennai has a beautiful beach spanning a distance of over 20 km. Today’s Mamallapuram is purely a tourist town and one of the major attractions around Chennai. The East Coast Road has made it easily accessible just about an hour from the city. Once the site of the erstwhile Pallava Kingdom’s seaport, the place today abounds with stone carvings, caves, rock-cut temples also attract tourists. Mamallapuram dates back to the Tamil Pallava dynasty in the 7th-9th century. The structures here, mostly carved straight out of granite, are among the oldest existing examples of Dravidian (South Indian) architecture.
Mahabalipuram was the earlier name of Mamallapuram because the demon king Mahabali was killed by Lord Vishnu. During the reign of King Narasimha Varman I, the name Mahabalipuram was changed. It was renamed mahabalipuram which is called till now. There is a story behind. The name Mamallpuram king Narasimha Varman I was a great and valiant warrior. He was given the title Mamalla which means ‘the great wrestler’ so the name was converted from Mamallapuram to mahabalipuram considering the great king and his achievements who has got the title of Mamalla the great wrestler.
Mamallapuram’s wonders in rock leave visitors enthralled, conveying as they do, an impression of beauty and harmony. The monuments are floodlit at night and so it is possible to enjoy their beauty even after sunset. The Mamallapuram dance festival is conducted every year during Dec-Jan. It is a month long festival and dances take place during the weekends. Classical dances such as Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali, Mohini Attam, Odissi,Kathak etc., are performed by well-known exponents of the art.
Kanyakumari formerly known as Cape Comorin is a town in Kanyakumari District in the state ofTamil Nadu in India. Cape Comorin is the southern tip of the Cardamom Hills, an extension of the Western Ghats range along the west coast of India. Kanyakumari also spelled Kanniyakumari or Kanniakumari District is the southernmost point of the Indian Peninsula. This is a popular tourist place in India. The district has the best literacy rate in the state and is considered the best educated district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu by the HRD Ministry.
The rich history and the cultural heritage of Kanyakumari is one of mixed culture and profound heritage. The city of Kanyakumari have been around for thousands of years as it has been the city of culture, history, arts, economy and the hub of civilization for centuries. The place has been associated with great men like Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi in whose names memorials have been here. They are very beautiful and add to the attraction of this place. The beautiful Gandhi Memorial completed in 1956, is situated as a memorial to the Father of the Nation.Thiruvalluvar is the immortal poet of Tamil Nadu and has given to the world Thirukkural. The memorial statue of Thiruvalluvar is in Kanyakumari. The pedestal of the statue is of 38 feet height and the statue over it is 95 feet tall with a grand total of 133 feet for the entire sculpture.Many temples, churches, religious pillars and statues are situated in Kanyakumari. It is a place of mixed culture that is reflected in the arts, buildings and even in the food.
Catherine falls is a double-cascaded waterfall located in Kotagiri(near Coonor), The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu .The falls is named after of M.D.Cocburn who was pioneer coffee planter in Kotagiri and yercaud.The native name of the Catherine Falls is Geddhehaada Halla, meaning “Foothills Dale River”. It can clearly been seen from the top of Dolphin’s Nose if seeing the entire waterfall as one total impression is what you are looking for. It is also possible to take a road to the top of the falls. It is also a major tourist spot in Kotagiri.
Catherine Falls is one of the beautiful tourist locations in the region that features a stream of water falling from an altitude of 250 ft. Known as St. Catherine’s Falls, the waterfall is located in the outskirts of the town. The Falls are at a distance of 7 km from Kotagiri and consists of an upper and a lower fall. The upper fall, which is the second highest in the Nilgiris, takes a leap of about 250 feet. From above the falls, one can see the magnificent view of Dolphin’s Nose and the surrounding country.
Vardah caused one of the major destruction in and around Chennai. People are unable to move anywhere because of the heavy wind which clocked more than 150 kmph. But some people who are in need to travel on that day suffered a lot. Public transport is not frequent so people decided to book taxi. Due to severe network congestion our chennai call taxi are not reachable. Since some people contacted my number and i am out of chennai on that day my number is reachable so i tried to arrange taxi for them. Vardah caused one of the major destruction in and around Chennai. People are unable to move anywhere because of the heavy wind which clocked more than 180 kmph. But some people who are in need to travel on that day suffered a lot. Public transport is not frequent so people decided to book taxi. Due to severe network congestion our call taxi chennai are not reachable.
Since some people contacted my number and i am out of chennai on that day my number is reachable so i tried to arrange taxi for them.
Samiye saranam ayyapa. Are you going to visit sabarimala to darshan
swamy ayyapa. Here comes the special discount from our company. From
November – January most of the devotees of Ayyapa will be visiting
sabarimala to worship their god. In January most of the devotees
planned to see Maharajothi. For that they will undergo fasting for 48
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While travelling to sabarimala from Chennai we provide you a discount
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While travelling to sabarimala you can visit the below temples Erumeli
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temple, Achankoil Sastha temple, Aryankavu Sastha temple. Have a safe
and happy darshan.
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Since this month (October)is considered as a auspicious month to visit Tirupati. We are very pleased to inform you that Call Taxi Chennai is offering you a discount of Rs.200 on travelling from Chennai to Tirupati. You are a loyal customer and you have proven to be an asset for us. Customers like you have always been an encouraging and positive element which makes us even stronger when it comes to provide the best service. Now this is our time to pay you back for being our loyal customer.
Hogenakkal falls located close to the border of the adjacent state of Karnataka in the beautiful district of Dharmapuri. It is a beautiful picnic spot with its waters supposed to be having curative powers. One of the major rivers of India and a perennial river of south India the Cauveri flows through and make the soil fertile. The river plays major role in making the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu prosper as it passes through.
Kudagu in Karnataka is where the Cauveri originates as a small stream and gathers momentum and gets bigger on her way down. It is in Hogenakkal that the Cauveri enters Tamil Nadu as a big river with gushing waters presents a waterfall. The water also makes a continuous thundering sound. This gives the area a different atmosphere. At Hogenakkal the water spreads for miles around. The locally made boats are called Parisal. A parisal ride will give you a rare experience.
Courtallam an interesting holiday spot in South India, Courtallam is famous for its Courtallam Falls in the state of Tamil Nadu in Tirunelveli District. Courtallam, the ‘Spa of the south’, is situated at an elevation of about 167m on the Western Ghats. It is an excellent health resort and is visited by young and old alike, because of the herbal medicinal properties the water is believed to contain. The town is noted for its salubrious climate and natural scenery. Many seasonal and few perennial rivers such as the Chittar River, the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar River and the Tambaraparani River originate in this region.
Peraruvi(Main Falls), Chitraruvi(Small Falls), Shenbaga devi Falls, Thenaruvi(Honey Falls), Anitharuvi(Five Falls), Pazhathotta Aruvi, puli Aruvi(tiger Falls), Pazhaya Courtallam(old falls), palaruvi these are not only a tourist spot but also a famous health resort. Courtallam temple is dedicated to Lord Thirukutralanathar (Siva). This temple contains many inscriptions about Chola and Pandya Kings.
Chidambaram is the seat of the cosmic dancer Lord Nataraja (Ananda Tandava pose the Cosmic Dance of bliss). It is one of the Pancha Bhutasthalas. The Chidambaram Temple dedicated to Lord Natraja built in the 9th century has an unusual hut-like sanctum with a gold-plated roof and four towering Gopuras. Chidambaram Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the heart of the temple town of Chidambaram,Tamil Nadu. The Sangam classics refer to Viduvelvidugu Perumtaccan, respected clan of traditional Vishwakarmas, as being the chief architect of the temple renovation. There have been several renovations in its history, particularly during the days of Pallava/Chola emperors in ancient and pre-medieval periods.
Natyanjali Festival The Natyanjali dance festival at Chidambaram brings together all the prominent dancers of India. They offer their abhinaya and their dance to the Lord Nataraja. To many of them it is like a dream come true, to be able to perform in the vicinity of the sanctum sanctorum of Lord Nataraja’s temple, whose padams and varnams they often use creating an imaginary figure of the Lord. This festival opens on the auspicious occasion of the Maha Shivaratri day and of course in the right kind of venue, which is the Prakara of the Chidambaram temple. Annamalai University This is a residential university situated on the outskirts of Chidambaram. It was founded by the Raja Sir Annamalai Chettiar.