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Walking Tours in India

Whats is a Walking Tour?

Wikipedia says "A walking tour is a tour of a historical or cultural site undertaken on foot, frequently in an urban setting." To put it in plain English, walking tours are nothing but exploring the city by walk. Walking Tours makes us to feel more local than any guided tour. Usually walking tours are day trips or sight seeing holidays on which the participants primarily travel on foot.


Famous Tourist spots in Tamilnadu!


Tamilnadu - Archaeological evidence points to this area being one of the longest continuous habitations in the Indian peninsula. A Neolithic stone celt (a hand-held axe) with the Indus script on it was discovered at Sembian-Kandiyur near Mayiladuthurai in Tamil Nadu. Three dynasties, namely the CheraChola and Pandya, ruled the area of present-day Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Besides these three dynasties, the Sangam era Tamilakam (Tamil homeland) was also divided into various provinces named 'nadu'…

Tamil Historical Facts!!!

The region of Tamil Nadu in modern India has been under continuous human habitation since prehistoric era from 15,000 BCE to 10,000 BCE. Throughout its history, spanning the early Upper Paleolithic age to modern times, this region has coexisted with various external cultures. Except for relatively short periods in its history, the Tamil region has remained independent of external occupation. The three ancient Tamil empires of Chera, Chola, and Pandya were of ancient origins. Together they ruled over this land with a unique culture and language, contributing to the growth of some of the oldest extant literature in the world. They had extensive maritime trade contacts with the Roman empire. These four dynasties were in constant struggle with each other vying for hegemony over the land. Invasion by the Kalabhras during the 3rd century disturbed the traditional order of the land by displacing the three ruling kingdoms. These occupiers were overthrown by the resurgence of the Pandyas and th…