About Indian Tourist Places – PART II
Allapuzha Nehru Trophy Boat Race
I will write About Indian Tourist Places not covered in my previous articles.
The National Orchidarium in Yercaud near Salem in Tamilnadu, a worth visiting for those who love orchids. Trekking inside Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary, Abt rack and pinion system of UNESCO Heritage Site Nilagiri Mountain Railway Ooty, Anna Samadhi and MGR Samadhi at Marina Beach Chennai, Polur Narasimha Temple in Tamilnadu are some other tourist palaces in Tamilnadu.
Horsley Hills near Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh which is a beautiful non-crowded non-polluted hill station where many movie songs are shot. There is a residential public school and a government rest resume. There are not much of houses or shops except a very few which can be counted by fingers in one hand. Puthur falls or Kone Falls in Andhra Pradesh is a small but beautiful fall, at around 3 hours drive from Chennai City.
HAL Aerospace Museum Bengaluru opposite old Airport which is a good museum which details the Indian Aeronautical history and is very useful to inculcate scientific temper among students.
World famous Shirdi Sai Baba in Shirdi Maharastra is a famous pilgrimage center near Pune.
World famous Allapuzha Nehru Trophy Boat Race where the champion is given trophy in the name of Late Jewaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Mister of India, who watched the race once and got excited and jumped into a racing boat is conducted on second Sunday of Every August and is a must see for any tourist visiting Kerala that time. You can stay at homestays like stay at Pathanamthitta homestay.
Very ancient Rock paintings at Marayoor Attala in Idukki district in Kerala is another palace to visit, especially for those interested in studying ancient civilization. Marayoor is famous for the Sandalwood.
Ayyappan temple in Sabarimala Kerala is another pilgrimage place where pilgrims from all around the world comes during the season. Saint Thomas Catholic Church Malayattoor Kerala and Asia’s largest arch dam Idukki dam in Kerala are some other tourist places in Kerala.
Mysore Palace and Brindavan Gardens are two famous tourist centres in Mysore, Karnataka. Other major tourist center is the Chamundi hiils near Mysore.