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All You Need to Know about Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

The word Chidambaram is derived from two words ‘Chit’ meaning ‘consciousness’ and ‘ambaram’ meaning ‘sky’ (akasha) and signifies the sky of consciousness, which is the ultimate state one should attempt to attain. Another theory is that it is derived from chit + ambalam. Ambalam means a "stage" for performing arts. The chidakasam is the state of supreme bliss or aananda and Lord Nataraja is the symbolic representation of the supreme bliss or aananda thandavam. Saivaites believe that a visit to Chidambaram leads to liberation.

Built during the 10th century AD by Chola Kings, Chidambaram temple has a very old history. The temple has been renovated by several dynasties. The notable contributions were by the Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Chera and Vijayanagara rulers during the periods of ancient and medieval history. The Sangam classics refer to Viduvelvidugu Perumtaccan, respected clan of traditional Vishwakarmas, was the chief architect of the temple renovation. The present structure of the

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Popular Attractions in Magical Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful Hill States situated in India. Dense alpine forests, frosty snow clad peaks, deep gorges, verdant valleys, meandering rivers, enchanting mountain lakes, ancient temples and magnificent monasteries make Himachal is one of the top places to visit in India and also one of the best summer destinations in India. Shimla, Manali, Lahul, Kullu, Dharmashala, Dalhousie, Kasauli and Mcleod Ganj are the top places to visit in Himachal. This north Indian state also provides several amazing opportunities like trekking, mountaineering, paragliding, skiing, golf, river rafting and ice skating.

Top tourists places to visit in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh and also one of the most enchanting hill stations in India. Lies at an altitude of 7238 feet, Shimla is popularly referred as the ‘Queen of Hills’ and also one of the best tourist places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. This lovely hill station was developed by th

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5 Top Tourist Places to Visit in Mussoorie

Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a fascinating hill station in Uttarakhand and also one of the popular tourist places in Uttarakhand. With its beautiful, undulating, tree-covered hills, looking down on the Doon valley and with a fantastic view of the Mighty Himalayas attracts thousands of both domestic and international tourists every year. Kempty Falls, Camel's Back Road, Lal Tibba, Cloud's End and Company Bagh are the major and the top places to visit in Mussoorie. Here are some of the top tourist places to visit in Mussoorie.

Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba is the highest point and one of the top places to visit in Mussoorie. Also referred as Depot Hill, a telescope is placed at the tower on a cliff by municipality to offer mesmerizing views of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Banderpunch, and other Himalayan ranges. The place has an old British architectural style hill houses a camp of the Indian Military Services, towers of Doordarshan and All India Radio.

Kempty Falls

Kempty Waterfall is a gigantic waterfall and one

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Top Places to Visit in Dalhousie

Dalhousie is an enchanting hill station surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains. Lies at an elevation of 1,970 m, Dalhousie is one of the famous and the most visited places to experience Himachal tourism. Spread over the five hills known as Katalagh, Potreyn, Bakrota, Terah and Bhangora, it is one of the popular and the romantic destination for honeymooners. Chamera Lake, Panchpula, Ganji Pahadi, Khajjiar and Dainkund Peak are the top and major places to visit in Dalhousie.

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Chamera Lake

Chamera Lake is an artificial lake and one of the top tourist places to visit in Dalhousie. Positioned at an altitude of 1700 m, the lake is an excellent site for activities like fishing, angling and boating. One of the main hydel projects of Himachal Pradesh, Chamera Hydel Electric Project is situated nearby. Formed by Chamera Dam, it is a major source of water supply for the villagers and is continuously fed by the Ravi River. One of the

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5 Top Tourist Places to Visit in Nainital

Nainital

Nainital is a distinct and popular tourist destination of India. It is one of the famous honeymoon destination and one of the top places to experience Uttarkhand tourism. Nainital is surrounded by mountains on three sides and the town is spread around the wonderful Naini Lake. Nainital Lake, Naina Peak, Naina Devi Temple, High altitude Zoo and Snow View Point are the major places to visit in Nainital and allures huge number of domestic and foreign tourists every year. Here are some of the top tourist places to visit in Nainital.

Naini Peak

Also known as China Peak, is the highest hill top and one of the picturesque places to visit in Nainital. The peak offers spectacular views of the surrounding places. Due to high altitude and lush green forest, Naina Peak is one of the favorite place for trekking. One can also view the Tibet Border and Nanda Devi Peak from the top of the Naina Peak.

Naina Devi temple

Naina Devi Temple is a famous and well-known temple dedicated to Goddess Naina

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5 Top Tourist Places to Visit in Madurai

Madurai

Madurai is one of the oldest and the largest city in Tamilnadu. Referred as the cultural capital of Tamilnadu, the city is known for Madurai Meenakshi Temple and is considered as Athens of the East and Temple Town. Madurai is also known for its food, cuisine, architecture, shopping and endearing people. Madurai has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission. Here are some of the top tourist places to visit in Madurai.

Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple

Also referred as Meenakshi Amman Temple, Meenakshi Temple is an old historic Hindu temple situated on the banks of the Vagai River. Dedicated to Meenakshi Devi and Shiva, it is the major landmark in Madurai and one of the top places to visit in Madurai. Built in 45 acres of land, the temple complex houses with 14 gopurams, two golden sculptured vimanas and 33,000 sculptures, Porthamarai Kulam, the sacred temple tank and several h

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6 Breathtaking Sightseeing Places in Lonavala

Lonavala

Lonavala is a fascinating hill station in Pune district of Maharashtra. Lonavala separates the Deccan Plateau and the Konkan Coast. Lonavala offers an alluring and memorable experience of nature's most gifted region. Surrounded by dense forests, waterfalls, lakes, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and nature lovers. Lohagad Fort, Karla Caves, Bhaja Caves, Bhushi Dam, Kune Waterfalls,Tiger's LeapandBedsa Caves, are some of the popular sightseeing places to visit in Lonavala. The best time to visit Lonavala is during the monsoon, when the scenic spots become lush green and the waterfalls are in full flow. Here are some of the best tourist places to visit in Lonavala.

Kune Falls

Kune Falls is a scenic waterfall in Lonavala and also one of the popular places of Lonavala sightseeing. At an altitude of 622 m, the waterfall is surrounded by lush green vegetation and provides a great visual experience. Stated to be the 14th highest waterfall in India, the Kun

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Top Places to Visit in Manali

Manali is the gorgeous hill station situated in the northern end of Kullu Valley. With splashing rivers, water streams and lofty mountains, Manali is one of the top honeymoon destinations and also the popular tourist places to experience Himachal Pradesh tourism. Situated at an altitude 2050 meters, Manali is famous for the adventure sports like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, Paragliding, rafting, kayaking, and mountain biking. Hidimbi Devi Temple, Vashist Temple & Hot Water Springs, Manu Temple, Solang Valley and Rohtang pass are the prime attractions and the top places to visit in Manali.

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Hidimbi Devi Temple

Hidimbi Devi Temple is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi. Built in 1553 by Raja Bahadur Singh, it is one of the prime and the important places to visit in Manali. Built in pagoda style, the temple does not contain any idol but just a footprint on a stone. The Hidimba Devi Temple has intricately carved wooden d

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Top Places to Visit in Thanjavur

Home to Tanjore painting, Thanjavur is an important center of South Indian religion, art, and architecture. Sited on the banks of the River Cauvery, Thanjavur is famous for its Brihadeeswar Temple built by Rajaraja Chola in the year 1010 AD. Considered as an important agricultural centre located in the Cauvery Delta and is known as the 'Rice bowl of Tamil Nadu'. Most of the Great Living Chola Temples which are UNESCO World Heritage Monuments are located in and around Thanjavur.

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Brihadeeswar Temple

Brihadeeswar Temple

Brihadishvara Temple, is a popular and ancient Hindu temple dedicated to lord Shiva. This 212 ft. (64.8 meter) towering Shiva temple is home to one of the largest Shiva Lingas of the country. Built out of granite, the temple has huge statue of Nandi and the outer wall of the upper storey is carved with 108 dance postures of Bharatanatyam. The Shaivism temple celebrates all major Hindu traditions by including the primary deities of the

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Top Places to Visit in Shimla

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Shimla is one of the charming hill station and the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by pine, oak and deodar forests, Shimla is one among the most visited hill station in India. Amidst the lofty snow-clad Himalayan ranges surrounded by lakes and lush green pastures, a narrow railway links from Kalka to Shimla was introduced in 1924.Christ Church, The Mall, The Ridge, Jakhu Temple, Annandale and Kalka-Shimla Railway are the major and the top places to visit in Shimla and to explore Shimla Tourism.

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The Ridge

Shimla

Situated in the heart of the Shimla, the Ridge is a large open space and one of the top and the major places to visit in Shimla. The Ridge connects the Mall road at the Scandal point on the west side and offers a panoramic view of the snowy mountains of Shimla. Sited along the Mall Road, the Ridge is hub for all cultural activities and also the venue for the famous summer festival held in April or May with colors and a

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