Tamil Nadu is popularly known as Land of Temples. Thousands of temples most of which are many centuries old, have been the places of communal worship maintaining harmony among the citizens. Saivism and Vaishnavism are the two major philosophies of the Hinduism besides several other sub streams. Magnificent architectures which have been the vagaries over the centuries are the classical icons of Tamil Nadu which have carried over the culture and heritage of the state through these years.
You can find a small temple in the corner of almost every street symbolizing the spirituality. Pilgrims from all corners of the country do worship in all the prominent temples of the state and to name a few, Kapaleeswarar temple in Chennai, Natarajar temple in Chidambaram, shore temples in Mahabalipuram, Kamakshi amman temple in Kanchipuram, Big Temple in Tanjore, Renganatha Swamy temple in Srirangam, Rock fort temple in Trichy, Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai and Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram witness thousands of devotees round the year.