Frescoes adorning the walls of the inner courtyard, Brihadishwara Temple - Thanjavur ( Tanjore ), Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is the homeland of one of humanity’s living classical civilisations, stretching back uninterrupted for two millennia and very much alive today in the Tamils' language, dance, poetry and forms of Hinduism.

Start planning your trip


Must-see attractions for your itinerary


Latest stories from Tamil Nadu

Filter by interest:

Nov 20, 2016: Crowded Kasimedu fish market in Chennai.


6 top day trips from Chennai for steamy southern adventures

Jan 26, 2022 • 7 min read


Purchase our award-winning guidebooks

Get to the heart of Tamil Nadu with one of our in-depth, award-winning guidebooks, covering maps, itineraries, and expert guidance.

Go Beyond

Tamil Nadu and beyond