The southern belt of India is one of the most beautiful stretches with lush greenery all around peppered with temples with intricate architecture. Both natural and man-made beauty of south India is breathtaking making it a perfect backdrop for taking photographs. ITripTo reader Vishnu Chamakuri captured the amazing landscape and culture of south India on his camera and shared 17 photos with us. From the tea estates of Munnar that are a stretch of green as far as the eyes can see, to tiny villages where the art of Kathakali is practised. From the temples in Hampi and Mahabalipuram to forts and statues in Bhongir and Hyderabad. Vishnu has beautifully captured the essence of these places. Take a look and admire the beauty of south India in these 15 photographs. Also Read - Exclusive: On Swara Bhasker's Birthday, Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Talks About Her 'Gutsy' Friend

1. Vittala Temple, Hampi Also Read - 'Extend Lockdown Period Till April 30 to Contain COVID-19,' CAIT Writes to Centre

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2. Virupaksha Temple, Hampi


3. Sunset from Matunga Hill, Hampi


4. An abandoned boat by the lake, Hampi


5. Laxmi, the temple elephant at Virupaksha Temple


6. An aerial view of the town of Hampi


7. Buddha statute at Tank Bund, Hyderabad


8. Pigeons enjoying their grain at Tank Bund


9. The Shore Temple at Mahabalipuram


10. Bhongir Fort


11. Side view of Bhongir Fort


12. Mountain ranges in Munnar


13. Tea estates, Munnar


14. Portrait shot of a Kathakali dancer


15. Dancers in motion in Punarjani Village



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