Chennai (/ ˈ tʃ ɛ n aɪ / (); also known by its former name Madras / m ə ˈ d r ɑː s / () or /-ˈ d r æ s /) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south India.According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the sixth most populous city and fourth-most populous. Tamil Nadu (Tamiḻ Nāḍu Tamil pronunciation: [t̪amiɻ n̪aːᶑu] () "Tamil Country", formerly Madras State) is one of the 29 states of India.Its capital and largest city is Chennai (formerly known as Madras). Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra. Thousands of temples with lofty towers dot the skyline of the southernmost state of Tamilnadu in India. These temples are torchbearers of the glorious heritage of the Tamil speaking region, and are repositories of the magnificient art forms that evolved over several centuries. The words Tamil Nadu literally means ‘The Land of The Tamils or Tamil Country’.The State of Tamil Nadu is the 11th largest State out of the 29 states of India. But what Tamil Nadu lacks in size, it gains in its abundance of natural resources. Chennai, the fifth most populous city in India, the capital of Tamil Nadu, initially known as Madras, automobile capital of India, situated on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, Rippon Building is noted for its remarkable architectural style, Marina Beach is the second largest beach in the world. Dec 19, 2018 - Rent from people in Chennai, India from $20/night. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in 191 countries. Belong anywhere with Airbnb. Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu, state of India, located in the extreme south of the country. It represents the Tamil-speaking area of what was formerly the Madras Presidency of British India. The capital is Chennai, in the northeastern portion of the state. While it has an industrial core in Chennai, the state is essentially agricultural. Abodes of Shiva. Saivism is one of the dominant faiths in the Indian system of beliefs. Saivite temples constitute a sizable majority of temples in states such as Tamilnadu. Abodes of Shiva is a comprehensive guide to Shiva temples in India. Originally, Abodes of Shiva on Templenet covered only those temples glorified by the tamil hymns of the Nayanmars of the 1st millennium CE. Tamil Nadu (in Lingua tamil தமிழ் நாடு, letteralm. "Terra o Paese dei Tamil") è uno dei 29 Stati federati e territori dell'India; la sua capitale è la città di Chennai (ex Madras), quarta città più grande dell'India.L'unica lingua ufficiale è il tamil; la lingua inglese è anche usata come una delle lingue ufficiali dell'intera India. Chennai To Kanchipuram Mahabalipuram One Day Tour Package: (6.00 am to 9.00 pm) Ct: Ramanujam 9444922834 Kanchipuram Mahabalipuram One Day Tour package, car rental, Car Hire, Cabs. Morning Visit to kanchipuram: Kamatchi Amman temple, Varatharaja Perumal Temple, Vaikunda Perumal Temple, Kailasanathar Temple, Ekambareswarar Temple. The Shore Temple is so named because it over looks the Bay of.