The cultural richness and natural diversity of South India Cities attract scores of tourists from several parts of the globe around the year. The region of South India includes the entire Indian peninsula which begins with the Deccan in the north and ends with Cape Comorin in the south. This region lies in the peninsular Deccan Plateau and bounded by the Arabian Sea in the west, the Indian Ocean in the south and the Bay of Bengal in the east. Some of the popular South India Cities are:
This is the capital of Karnataka State also referred as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’ because of several high-tech software and technologies based companies. It is one of the cosmopolitan cities of India famous for its juxtaposed beauty of modern day culture interwoven with traditional customs and beliefs. This is among the popular and most visited South India cities known for its parks and gardens, tree-lined avenues, imposing buildings and lively bazaars. Some of the well-known attractions for tourists during their Bangalore tour are Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace, Cubbon Park, Lal Bagh Park, Bangalore Palace, Attara Kacheri and St. Mary’s Basilica.
This is the Capital city of Tamil Naidu State located on the Coromondal Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is among the four metropolitan cities of India famous for the Marina Beach the second longest beach of the world, monumental buildings, historic temples, arts and culture. This is also an important center for Carnatic Music where several cultural events are hosted. The most popular one is the annual Madras Music Season. Some of the popular tourist attractions of Chennai are Vandalur Zoo, Marina Beach, Birla Planetarium, San Thome Cathedra, Guindy National Park, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, St. George Fort and Breezy Beach.
Hampi is the land of architectural delight renowned across the globe for its fascinating ruins of the 15th century Vijyanagar Empire. The charismatic attraction of this place is 500 plus ruined monuments, which are also an UNESCO World heritage site. These monuments are perfect example of architectural marvel of stone carvings possessed by the craftsmen of Vijyanagar Empire. The sculptured beauties of stone call on scores of tourists as well arts lovers and archeologists from several parts of the globe. Some of the popular attractions Vittala Temple, Kadalekalu Ganesha, Queen’s Bath, Dasara-dibba or Mahanavami-dibba and Lakshmi Narasimha.