Krishna Guruvayoorappa!\' You hear these words quite often in Kerala. Guruvayoorappan has a distinct place in every heart and every household. This temple is believed to be one of the 108 most divine Vishnu temples in the world. A kilometre away is the Shiva temple at Mammiyur. However, Non-Hindus are strictly barred from entering the temple complex. Guruvayoor has emerged as one of the most important places of worship in Southern India along the likes of Tirupati and Sabarimala. Chavakkad Beach, a good place to spend your evenings is located just five km from Guruvayur.
Samalkot is a small quaint town with a charm that can only be experienced by visiting it. Situated in the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, this place is regarded as holy by the devotees of Lord Shiva.It is renowned as a site of one of the Pancharama Temples, Pancharama being one of the forms of Lord Shiva known as Sri Kumararama Bheemeshwara Swami. Also known as Samarlakota, this beautiful town sees an influx of devotees in large number especially during the festivals like Shivaratri.
The city has a number of historical monuments, with the Meenakshi Amman Temple and Tirumalai Nayak Palace being the most prominent. Madurai is an important industrial and educational hub in South Tamil Nadu. The city is home to various automobile, rubber, chemical and granite manufacturing industries