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Remarkable Cities of South India

By Deep Singh Subscribe to RSS | March 5th 2012 | Views:
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South India is the southern region of the Republic of India. It is home to many fascinating travel destinations and lots of attractions. Hence this region is visited by a number of domestic and international tourists each year. Southern India comprises of four major Indian states namely Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Each state has its own unique charm and has something for tourists. Further there are many remarkable cities in each state of this region that attract tourists and offer them lots of things to do and see. Here is brief information about some of the most remarkable cities of Southern India.

Chennai: Chennai is one of the four major metropolises of India. Steeped into rich history and grandeur it is the capital city of the state of Tamil Nadu. It is a prominent tourist destination with lots of tourist attractions. It is also considered to be as the gateway of south India tour. You will see many holy places, magnificent monuments, museums, parks and amusement parks in this city. It is also notable for Marina Beach which is the second largest beach in Asia. Major attractions for tourism in this city include Parthasarathy Temple, Kapaleeshwar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, Government Museum Complex, National Art Gallery, Fort St George, Thousand Lights Mosque, Guindy National Park, Snake Park, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Theosophical Society and Kalakshetra.

Hyderabad: Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of Southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is steeped into glorious history because it was ruled by the Qutub Shahis, the Mughals and the Nizams. It is also known as the City of Pearls. It is also a prominent tourist destination with lots of attractions including historical monuments, religious places, museums, lakes, parks, gardens, etc. Major attractions for tourism in this city include Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Golconda Fort, Qutb Shahi Tombs, Asman Garh Palace, Purani Haveli, Birla Mandir, Salar Jung Museum, AP State Archaeology Museum, Birla Science Museum, Osman Sagar Lake, Hussain Sagar Lake, Nehru Zoological Park, Lotus Pond, Lumbini Park, Necklace Road, Ramoji Film City, Laad Bazaar, etc.

Bangalore: Bangalore is one of the most beautiful cities in India. Also known as the Garden City of India it is the capital and largest city of the southern Indian state of Karnataka. It is a prominent tourist destination with numerous sites of interest. Major attractions to see in this city include Lal Bagh Botanical Garden, Cubbon Park, Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Mayo Hall, Vidhan Soudha, Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Bull Temple, MG Road, Electronics City, etc. Bangalore is also called the Pub City of India due to many pubs and discotheques in the city.

Trivandrum: Trivandrum is the capital city of the most beautiful southern Indian state of Kerala. It is also called the God’s Own Capital because the state is called the God’s Own Country. It is also called the Evergreen City of India. There are many interesting sites and attractions in and around this city which make it one of the most sought after tourist destinations on South India Tour. Major attractions for tourism in this city include Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Napier Museum, Science & Technology Museum, Government Secretariat, Kowdiar Palace, Akkulam Picnic Spot, Aruvikkara Reservoir, Neyyar Dam, Ponmudi Hill Station, Poovar Beach Resort, Kovalam Beach Resort, Varkala Beach Resort, Veli Lagoon, etc.

There are many other interesting cities and towns you can explore whenever you will travel to South India. Madurai, Mysore, Kochi, etc are some other popular cities and travel destinations in southern India.

Deep Singh - About Author:
Deep Singh is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for Travel to South India and Package Tours to South India.





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