Eighth-century UNESCO temples, a stunning open-air relief, and tales of a kingdom under the sea in this small Tamil Nadu town.
Dotting the coasts of India's southernmost state are elaborate churches and remnants of little-known Christian traditions.
In the town of Kulasekarapattinam, Dussehra is an occasion for devotees to dress as Goddess Kali or Durga, and channel her spirit.
Perched on Tamil Nadu's southeastern tip, Dhanushkodi is from where Palk Strait begins. Sri Lanka's coastal settlement of Talaimannar is barely 29 kilometres away.
The route with the best views, food stops, and where to stay when you get there.
From temple towns to pristine beaches and mountain getaways swathed in mist. | By NGT Staff
Joseph Sekar, repairman-cum-bird-whisperer, or as most people call him: Birdman. | By NGT Staff
Getting to know the Chettiar community, one meal at a time in Karaikudi.
Only 28km from Ooty, Avalanchi is perfect for a short break from the city.
What to do and where to stay in the former Danish colony on the Tamil Nadu coast.