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Coimbatore Tourism Tours and Places to See in Coimbatore

Black Thunder Resort
Black Thunder Resort
Address: Ooty Main Road, Mettupalayam , Coimbatore
Location: City Center
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel
Accessibility: Airport Domestic: 40KM., Bus-Stand: 3KM., City center: 3KM., Railway station: 3KM., Shopping center: 3KM.

The Residency
The Residency
Address: Avinashi Road, , Coimbatore
Location: City Center
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel
Accessibility: Airport-Domestic: 7KM., Airport-International: 7KM., Bus-Stand: 2.5KM., City Center: 3KM., Railway Station: 3KM., Shopping :: 3KM.

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About Coimbatore Tourism

Known to be the Manchester of South India, Coimbatore is one great place to see in Tamilnadu. Being a top destination located in Nilgiri region and ideally situated in the Palghat gap of Western Ghats, the cool weather of the city will surely leave you wanting for more.

Along with natural beauty the fast pacing industrial growth of Coimbatore make it a hot spot among tourists and business travelers. Lets have a look at different facets of the city.

Tourist Places to See Coimbatore Tamilnadu

Though mainly a business center, still there is so much to explore and see in Coimbatore. The most famous tourist attractions that you must see on your tour to Coimbatore include:

» VOC Park and Zoo (Amusement Park)
  • Named after the famous freedom fighter V. O. Chidambaram, the VOC Park is a great destination to see with kids.
  • For the young ones, the main attractions within the park include the aquarium, which has a good collection of different species of fish, a mini zoo, and a toy train for joyrides.

» Marudhamalai Temple - The Miracle Site
  • Located on a hillock the temple of Marudhamalai, dedicated to Lord Subramanya.
  • The temple is one of the most popular option for sightseeing in Coimbatore.
  • It is believed that the deity Dandayuthapani who is worshiped in the temple is believed to have performed several miracles here.
  • Thai Poosam and Tirukarthigai festivals are celebrated with great pomp and gaiety at this temple.

» Perur Temple - The Holy Site
  • Perur Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva which is also one of the seven Kongu Sivalayams.
  • The outer buildings of the temple were built by rulers of Madurai in the 17th century but the inner shrine is much older.
  • One of the remarkable features here is the figure of a sepoy (Indian soldier) loading a musket carved on the base of the pillar near the entrance, wearing identical dress to that of the Aurangzeb's soldiers.

» Chinnathadagam - Enjoy The Sunset
  • 15 km from the heart of Coimbatore, Chinnathadagam lies at the foot of Anaikatty range of hills.
  • Chinnathadagam is a perfect place to enjoy the bright sunrise and sunset with cool breeze.
  • Definitely Not to be missed out on a tour to Coimbatore!

» Velliangiri Hills
  • Amongst the prime Coimbatore tourist places, Velliangiri is flanked by hills such as Tirumalgiri, Ayyanmalai and the Dharmalingesa hill.
  • The five faces of Lord Shiva- Brahma, Vishnu, Rudra, Maheshwara and Sadasiva are seen as Panchagiri and as Panchalingas pertaining to the panchabhutas, in Velliangiri.
  • The hill ranges have abundant natural resources, which include rare herbs.
  • Lord Panchalingesa and his Consort Manonmani Amman alias Parvathi, bestow their grace on the devotees who throng here annually between February and May to offer prayers at the Siva temple perched on the hills.

» Agriculture University
  • 5 kilometers away from the railway station, the university is one of the best institutions of its kind in South Asia.
  • The university also houses a botanical garden which is the main source of attraction here.
  • The garden has a good collection of different species of flowering plants and trees.

» Forest College
  • Forest College is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the country.
  • A visit to the College Museum is an interesting experience.
  • The college museum has an interesting collection of different minerals, rocks, pests, snakes, insects and fungal diseases that afflict plants and trees.
  • The college also trains forest rangers.

Beside these well know tourist places tours to Coimbatore also takes you to a number of other tourist attractions like

  • Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
  • Anubhavi Subramaniar temple
  • Monkey Falls
  • Ayyappan Temple
  • Kovai Kutralam Falls
  • Vydehi Falls
  • Siruvani Falls and Dam
  • Kovai Kondattam
  • Kodiveri Dam
  • Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple
  • St Antony's Church
  • Black Thunder, etc.

Excursions From Coimbatore

Coimbatore tourism also offers a quiet a number of options for nearby tourist places to visit in Coimbatore. Primary amongst them are Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Topslip, Thirumoorthy Temple, Siruvani waterfalls and Dam, Parambikulam, Erode, Bannari, Chennimalai and Kodumudi. These attractions reveal both the natural and manmade marvels of Tamilnadu.

Accommodation in Coimbatore

Accommodation is never a problem in Coimbatore. From luxury hotels and resorts to budget hotels you get it all here. The choice is yours according to your budget. Few of the hotels best known for there services in Coimbatore are

  • Hotel Heritage Inn - 3 star hotel
  • Hotel Surya International - 4 star hotel
  • Sree Annapoorna Lodging - 3 star hotel
  • Nilgiri's Nest - 4 star hotel
  • Shree Arvee Hotel - 3 star hotel and many more.

How to Reach Coimbatore

» By Air : Peelamedu Airport is 10 km from the City.

» By Rail : Coimbatore is connected by rail to Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Delhi and other cities.

» By Road : It is also connected to all the important cities and places of interest by road.