Tamil Nadu is a state in the south-eastern part of the Indian Peninsula. Tamilnadu is previously a part of the United Madras Province , which was later partitioned based on languages. Tamilnadu has more than 4,000 years of continuous cultural history. Tamil Nadu has some of the most remarkable temple architecture in the country , and a living tradition of music , dance, folk arts and fine arts. Tamil Nadu is well renowned for its temple towns and heritage sites , hill stations , waterfalls , national parks , local cuisine and the natural environment and wildlife.