Best Places to Visit in Coimbatore

Temples

Hill top Marudamalai Temple is about 1200 years old. The hill is said to be filled with medicinal herbs and a lot of people visit this Dravidian styled temple every year. Eachanari Vinayagar Temple was constructed in the fifth century. It has the biggest statue of Elephant God in South India. You ought to visit this temple if you are in Coimbatore during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. Other top temples here are Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple, Pateeswarar Temple and others.

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Siruvani waterfalls

The first thing that you ought to do in Coimbatore is to drink its water. Coimbatore water is the tastiest water that you can find in the world. This is because of this waterfall. It is about 30 km away from Coimbatore and is an important tourist spot. Other water related attractions are Noyyal River, Sengupathi Falls, Valankulam Lake, Vaideki Falls, Singanallur Lake and other others.

Parambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary

It is a protected forest that covers about 285 km2. It is also a tiger reserve and holds a lot of endangered species. There are about four tribes in this forest area.

Museum

Government museum, Forest College Museum, Perks Pyramid and Textile museum are some of the common museums and galleries that you can find in Coimbatore.

Botanical garden

300 hectares of land houses various varieties of flowers and plants. The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University garden and VOC Park are the common botanical gardens here. Due to its vicinity to Ooty, the botanical gardens are a treat to your eyes and mind. If you are visiting with your children, do not miss Kovai Kondattam and Maharaja Theme park.


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