Tamil Nadu is a State with several distinct tourism genres. For its unique culture and ample tourism potential, tourists from upcountry and abroad flock the tourist spots throughout the year. The state is well renowned for its heritage sites and temple towns, waterfalls, national parks, local cuisine and the fabulous wildlife and scenic beauty. The state boasts the largest tourism industry in India. The State Tourism has been taking enduring efforts to promote tourism by providing basic infrastructure like public convenience, rest shed, drinking water, road improvement, car parking, etc. It is the historical home of the famous Chola, Chera, Pallava and Pandya kingdoms which blossomed in ancient and medieval India. Tamil Nadu is renowned for its classical dance form – Bharatanatyam, rich jewel colored silks of Kancheepuram, intricately carved wood, stone pillars, and brass temple lamps.