Chennai, Oct 1 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) on Wednesday launched a virtual tours on its website to enable the tourists to have first hand experience of the tourist locations in the state.
The website has captured and displayed the eye catching natural beauty and architectural splendours of the spectacular tourist hot spots of this south Indian state.
Speaking after inaugurating the website TTDC chairman Irai Anbu said: "Virtual Tour is an attempt to make the people have a vicarious experience about the various tourist spots of Tamil Nadu. For example if someone has not visited Madurai, they can go through Madurai Temple and virtually have an experience of travelling through the temple and see the nooks and corners of the temple, the beautiful sculptures of the temple and have an indirect experience of the temple."
"This will motivate him to visit the temple and experience it in real life," Anbu added.
The virtual tours website makes all the tourist places appear lively on the screen with real effects by just a click of the mouse.
One can experience the temples and the adventure spots on their computer monitors.
The virtual tours can be viewed on the website www.tamilnadutourism.org.
The Government of Tamil Nadu has provided several new features like medical tourism fairs, package tours, tourism policy announcements, online reservation system among others through this virtual tours for the benefits of both domestic and foreign tourists. (ANI)
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