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KUTRALAM

Nestled in the Western Ghats, it is popularly known as the “Spa of South India.” It is located at an altitude of 160m. Kutralam is at its best from June to September attracting thousands of visitors every day.

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PAPANASAM

Located at the bank of the Thamirabarani river, Papanasam is the home to a number of tourist attractions which includes the Thamirabarani river, the Agasthiyar falls, the Papanasa Nathar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Papanasam dam and a hydroelectric power plant. Chithirai Vishu and Adi Amavasai are two popular festivals which attract thousands of travellers.

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THOOTHUKUDI

Lying in the Coromandel coast of Bay of Bengal, Thoothukudi is known as the Pearl City due to the presence of rich pearls in the sea. This is a major salt production area and the house to a natural harbour.

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TENKASI

Located at the foot of Thrikooda malai, it is known as the Kasi of the South. The 400-year old Kashiiswanathar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva serves as a highlight of the city. At a distance of 24 km from Tenkasi, Thirumalapuram rock-cut cave temples are present on the hill of Thirumalapuram.

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PANCHALANKURUCHI

Traditionally known as the 72 palayams of Madura, it was the home of the freedom fighter Veerapandia Kattabomman. It houses the Memorial fort built by the Government of Tamil Nadu in the year 1974.