Southern India has five states on the mainland: There are also three union territories: Here are nine of the most notable cities. India is mostly located on the Deccan Plateau, bordered on each side by two mountain ranges, the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, and coastal plains.
Popular destinations: Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi
Tamil Nadu - the land of Tamils is a state in Southern India known for its temples and architecture, food, movies and classical Indian dance and Carnatic music.
Popular destinations: Chennai, Madurai and Ooty