About Indian Tourist Places – PART V

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About Indian Tourist Places – PART V

Front view of the Santhome Basilica in Chennai

Front view of the Santhome Basilica in Chennai (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This post ‘About Indian Tourist Places – PART V’ is about places of tourist interest in India which is not covered in other pages.

San Thome Basilica is in Mypalore, Chennai, is where St. Thomas is laid to rest on the Bay of Bengal coast along the Marina Beach near to the Chennai Light house.  Vailankanni in Tamilnadu has the world famous church ‘Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health’.

Mahe Pondicherry Karaikal Yanam are all parts of the Union Territory Pondichery,  spread across Kerala, Tamilnadu and Andhra Pradesh states.

Agasthiyar Falls is a beautiful falls near Thirnelveli in Tamilnadu.  This water fall is part of Agathiar Reserve forests which are part of Western Ghats, a UNSECO World Heritage Site.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is near to Kottayam in Kerala. Kumarakom is India’s leading tourist destination which is famous for its backwater tourism. You can stay at Allapuzha homestay which is very near by where you can go by vehicle or by boat.

Amba Vilas Palace and Forts are in Jaipur, which are old Palace and Fort, attracts thousands of tourists every day and palace of mysore is a beautiful palace at Mysore which is famous for its Dassera celebrations. Golconda Fort in Andhra is a heritage fort.

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About Indian Tourist Places – PART III

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About Indian Tourist Places – PART III

I will continue writing about some more Indian tourist places.

English: Schmidt Memorial at Elliot's Beach in...

English: Schmidt Memorial at Elliot’s Beach in Chennai (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Edward Elliot’s Beach at Beasant Nagar in Chennai is the spot where, one of the all time mega super hit comedy Malayalam movie ‘Nadodikattu‘ released in 1987, the scene in which Mohanlal and Srinivasan (Dasan and Vijayan characters in the movie) lands in Dubai was shot. The picture on the right is the spot where the super hit comedy pair of Ramdas and Vijayan (fontly called “Dasaa” by his friend Vijayan), acted remarkably by The Complete Actor Padmashree Mahanlal and Srinivasan,  lands in Dubai.  This movie’s remake in Tamil by name ‘Kadhanayagan’ was released in 1988.

Meenmutty Falls in Thiruvananthapuram and another Meenmutty Falls  (with the same name) at Wayanad, both in Kerala, are two beautiful falls. Gavi near Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala where the super hit Malayalam movie ‘Ordinary’ was shot, which was released in 2012, is one of the best tourism area in India.

Dudhsagar Falls Goa Karnataka Border is one of the most beautiful falls in India. Paradise Beach which is part of Karnataka beaches at Gokarna Beach in Karnataka state are beautiful beaches.

Periyapalayam falls in Andhara Pradesh not far from Andhara – Tamilnadu border, just 10 kilometers ahead of  Puthur.  Puthur or Puthoor is famous for ‘Puthur Kettu’,  a kind of substitute for orthopedic surgery, done locally and is very famous in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamilnadu states.