Places of Interest in & around COIMBATORE



Udhagamandalam also abbreviated as Udhagai and Ooty is a town located 80 km north of Coimbatore. It is a popular hill station located in The Nilgiri Hills. You can reach Ooty by road or rail. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is one of the oldest mountain railways in India and was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in July 2005. It is the only track railways in India, and uses the Abt system.

Distance From The Venue : 99.9 KM


Black Thunder is a water theme park located near Mettupalayam. The park is spread over 65 acres and offers over 49 rides. It has India’s largest artificial water falls- “The lucky falls” which is the latest tourist attraction. It is located 40 km from downtown Coimbatore on the Ooty Road. The park is surrounded by natural beauty of the Nilgiris hills.

Distance From The Venue : 53.0 KM


 

Echanari Vinayagar Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Vinayagar. The idol of Vinayagar is 5 feet high and 3 feet in diameter.

Distance From The Venue : 22.4 KM



Munthi Vinayagar Temple, Puliyakulam: the idol in Arulmigu Munthi Vinayagar” is said to be the biggest single stone granited idol in Asia weighing 14 tonnes.

Distance From The Venue : 17.3 KM


 

Dhanvantari Temple, Ramanathapuram, is situated in the heart of the city of Coimbatore with the unique honour of being one of the rare temples devoted to Lord Dhanvantari (God of life and Medicine) in the whole world.

Distance From The Venue : 16.9 KM



Monkey Falls: Ever wanted to get drenched in nature’s love pouring from the mountains? Ever wanted to take a trek up the hills, to find the most beautiful, relaxing sounds and landscapes? Visit the Monkey falls during seasons. But beware of the I:I human-monkey population that largest any eatables you carry.

Distance From The Venue : 79.8 KM


Pateeswarar Temple, Perur, dedicated to Lord Shiva is located in western part of Coimbatore. This temple has several gopurams and halls, famous of which is the one with the golden statue of Nataraja. The pillars have carvings of the various manifestations of shiva and the ceiling has a series of the stone chains.

Distance From The Venue : 27.3 KM



Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple: It is a temple that has Lord Shiva as the prime deity. If you are a believer in God or not, you will definitely admit that magic lingers in the form of silence in this place. Surrounded by the enchanting view of the mountains, the serenity and the tranquility the atmosphere provides you, Isha Yoga Center at the foot hills of Vellingiri, sure cleanses the negative thoughts and relaxes your mind and refreshes your soul. And if you have the interest and stamina for a steep adventure, trek the vellingiri hills itselt for a divine retreat.

Distance From The Venue : 51.7 KM


Marudamalai Temple, Considered as 7th House of Lord Murugan is a popular hill temple dedicated to HinduGod Murugan, situated near Coimbatore. Like most Murugan temples, the temple is situated upon a hillock, part of the Western Ghats about 12 km west from the city of Coimbatore. From this temple you can get an amazing view of the entire city of Coimbatore.

Distance From The Venue : 30.9 KM



Valparai: If the word road trip thrills you, hop on a jeep with some of your best pals, looking forward to an uphill adventure to Valparai(Close to Pollachi). With the breath-taking greenery welcoming you, the slight drizzles greeting you every now and then, listening to the songs and signs of nature, you are bound to remember every moment of the trip and cherish them.

Distance From The Venue : 117.3 KM