South India really has a distinct culture that sets it apart from the rest of the country. Not only that, each state in south India has managed to retain its own distinct identity. Intricate temple architecture, historical ruins, palm fringed canals, hills, and beach will provide you with a varied and interesting trip to south India. Don't miss these five must see south India tourist places: Chennai, Mahabalipuram Pondicherry ,Trichy & Chidambaram .