Chennai, Madurai, Rameswaram
Chennai is famous for its temples and churches which are considered as fine examples of architecture and craftsmanship. Parthasarathy Temple, Kaapaleshwar temple, Ashtalakshmi temple, Santhome Cathedral Basilica, Velankanni Church, etc. are some of the famous religious attractions in Chennai. Chennai is home to one of the longest urban beaches in the world, Marina Beach, which is 12 km long.
Madurai is called as the Temple City. Madurai is known to have a mix of cultures and religion, which is evident from the presence of many religious structures belonging Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. Some of the important religious structures of Madurai, which also serve as tourist places, are Goripalayam Dargah, Meenakshi-Sundreswar Temple and St. Mary's Cathedral Church. Gandhi Museum is another tourist attraction of Madurai.
Rameswaram is the holiest pilgrimage place for the Hindus. It falls in the Gulf of Mannar and is a peninsula. According to the Hindu mythology, this is the place where Lord Rama created a bridge across the sea to Sri Lanka. Lord Shiva too is worshipped in this place. It's a place where Ravana was killed and hence it has a great historical foundation. Rameswaram has several wonderful temples. The place has highest number of wells.