Coimbatore is a major city in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. To the northwest is the centuries-old, Dravidian-style Arulmigu Subramaniyaswami Temple, Marudamalai. The colorful and intricately carved Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple lies southeast of here. In the center, the Gass Forest Museum has a huge collection of preserved animals and tree trunks. Southeast, birds and butterflies inhabit Singanallur Lake.

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Aliyar Dam
65 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Aliyar Dam is situated in Aliyar village near Pollachi town. The dam is situated in the foothills of Valparai, in the Anaimalai Hills of the Western Ghats. It is about 65 kms from Coimbatore.

The dam was constructed during 1959-1969 across the Aliyar river, for the purpose of irrigation. It was inaugurated on 2nd of October, 1962 ( i. e. on Gandhi Jayanti) by then Prime minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru, K Kamaraj, the Chief Minister of Tamil Naidu presided over the function. The project was approved in September 2002 to produce Hydro Electric Power. Some of the attractions for vi...

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Amaravathi Dam
90 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Spend some rejuvenating time on your trip to Coimbatore by visiting Amaravathi Dam. The dam is constructed over Amaravathi River located in Amaravathi Nagar at a distance of 90 kms from Coimbatore. The dam primarily serves the function of water reservoir but has much more to offer and have become a popular tourists spot. It is surrounded by Annamalai Hills and Palani Hills and offers a great view of the valley. The place is best to visit with your family and to steal a self-indulgent time for yourself.

The dam was built in 1957 about 25 kms upstream and south of the Thirumoorthy Da...

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When speaking about museums, the Ancient Industrial Artifacts Museum of Coimbatore is unquestionably an important tourist spot in the city. It displays artifacts from both the Old and New Stone Age. It is situated near Sreepathy Nagar in Ramanathapuram which is close to the Karpagam garden therefore it is within city limits and easily accessible.

The Ancient Industrial Artifacts Museum has quite a unique collection of artifacts from the Stone Age which are displayed and includes stone tools and urns. Moreover, this museum is known to be famous for holding many items which are rela...

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Annamalai Tiger Reserve
113 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary previously known as Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, is a protected area located in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi, Valparai and Udumalpet taluks of Coimbatore District and Tiruppur District, Tamil Nadu state, South India.

The Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary was notified in 1976 and renamed as The Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary in 1987 to commemorate the visit of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1987. It was upgraded and given better protection status two years later as a National Park which included an area of 108 sq. km. The wildlife sanctuary ...

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Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple is among one of the oldest temples situated in the outskirts of Coimbatore and is located on the Anaikatty highway. Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple is one of the renowned and religious shrines in India.  The shrine is an ideal place for peace and solace seekers. Pilgrims and adventurers have to walk down to the shrine, as it is not connected with roads. This place is well connected to Coimbatore by road. Coimbatore is 16 kms away from Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple.

This temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan and the Lord is worshipped as Anubhavi Subramaniar h...

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Avanashi Lingeswarar Temple
42 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Avanashi Lingeswarar which is also known as Avanashiappar Temple is situated in Avanashi town on NH47. It is at a distance of 42 kms from Coimbatore Railway Station.

Devoted to the deity Shiva, it is one of the well-known Shaivite temples in this region. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Avinasiappar, and his spouse Parvati is portrayed as Karunambigai. The temple covers five acres and it has two gateway towers called as gopurams, each of them facing the Avinasiappar and Karunambigai shrine. The temple has elegant stone carvings and engravings. There stands a belief that worshipping t...

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Bannari Mariamman Temple
58 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Bannari Amman Temple, revered as one of the most famous Amman temples in Tamil Nadu, is situated near Sathyamangalam, Erode district. NH 209 lies adjacent to the temple where special buses are amassed from Sathyamangalam and Coimbatore on Sunsays, Mondays, Fridays, new moon days as well as festive occasions. Being just 58 kms away from Coimbatore, a short drive will also take one there in an hour's time.

Situated in the foothills of Thiumbam, the Bannari Amman Temple falls under North West side of Kongunadu, aesthetically complemented by a dense forest and hilly skyline. Local lege...

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Dhanwanthari(Dhanvantri) temple, Coimbatore
Within Coimbatore city limits

Being situated in the heart of the Arya Vaidya Pharmacy road in Olumpus, Ramanathapuram, the Dhanvanthari temple is a one of is prominent in the city of Coimbatore. The Dhanwanthari Temple was declared in 1977 under the guidance of Raman Kalpuzha Divakaran Namboodri. It is important to note that Lord Dhanwanthri is the lord of well-being which is the main deity worshipped at this temple.

Conducted by Sri Arya Vaidhya Pharmacy, they are known for their effective Ayurveda Medicines. The metier of the temple is "Miruthyunja Homam" where they conduct it on a regular basis in relation ...

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Dhoni Hills
72 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Just a trek of minimally three-hours from the Palakkad town, Dhoni hills is an ideal picnic spot for keen adventurers. The trek is in the reserved forest areas from the base camp and there are wondrous locations to view during the trek. It is located at a distance of 72 kms from Coimbatore.

The Dhoni Waterfalls are located around 15 km from Palakkad. One has to walk 4 km from the bottom of the hill to reach the destination. The roads aren't tarred, and the water flowing down between the rocks is visible on the way up. One can feel the beauty of the woods and it is believed that t...

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Dhyanalinga Temple, Coimbatore
30 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The Dhyanalinga temple is set in the middle of dense forest on the foothills of Velliangiri mountains. It is located at a distance of 30 kms from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

The temple is a yoga and meditation centre that was consecrated on 24 June, 1999 by Sadhguru Vasudev who was also a yogi. The Dhyanalinga temple serves to offer different events for the whole year to promote religious harmony. The most attractive activity of this place is meditation and chanting the mantra OM ("AUM"). The best time to visit Dhyanalinga temple is from October till March i. e. in winters.

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Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
12 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Positioned next to the busiest Coimbatore main road, this old but well-maintained temple attracts many people. Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is dedicated to Elephant God Ganesh. The temple's Ganesha idol can be viewed even from the road. This temple is a great place of attraction near city limits and visitors can find serenity and peace inside the premises of the temple. It is situated 12 kms from the centre of the city at NH209.

Like many temples in India, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple has its own historical story. The Ganesha's idol of the temple was not meant to be established here, leg...

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Gass Forest Museum, Coimbatore
Within Coimbatore city limits

Gass Forest Museum is a natural history museum located in the Forest College Campus, on Cowley Brown Road, around 2km from city centre. This museum is one of the oldest museums in India; its building was constructed more than 100 years ago. The museum is not a very popular place for visitors of city Coimbatore but is a place worth visiting especially for nature lovers.

This museum is named after Horace Arichibald Gass who established the museum in 1902. It was later renovated and expanded in 1905 and 1915. This place also grounds the Tamil Nadu Forest Academy where foresters are trai...

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GD Naidu Museum, Coimbatore
2.3 kms from Coimbatore city limits

G. D. Naidu (Gopalaswamy Doraiswamy Naidu) was a renowned Indian inventor, engineer and an industrialist from Coimbatore. He was also given the title of "Edison of India". The G. D. Naidu Museum displays the life's works of this technocrat who developed India's first indigenous motor. The museum is located nearby Stanes School and is about 2. 3 kms from Coimbatore city center.

G. D. Naidu Museum is a simple looking building painted off-white and has four floors in use which is shared by two another institutes. A statue of G. D. Naidu is also set up as a memory of the great inventor o...

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Geedee Car Museum, Coimbatore
Within Coimbatore city limits

Built by Mr. GD Gopal as a tribute to his father GD Naidu, this car museum is a must-visit when it comes to Coimbatore. Located on Avinashi Road, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, this museum caters to people of all age groups. It is located within the city limits.

Mr. GD Gopal, continuing with his father's hobby of collecting and learning about cars, also maintained them in motorable conditions. He decided to open a museum for the general public and finally, his dream came true on 27th April 2015. The cars on display include British, German, French, Japanese, American, Spanish and Indian ...

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ISKCON, Coimbatore
7 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The International Science of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple is situated in Coimbatore, around 7 kms from the city and is built over an area of 20,000 sq ft. The ISKCON, also known as Hare Krishna Movement believes in spreading the teachings of Lord Krishna.

The ISKCON temple houses deities like Sri Radha Krishna, Sri Jagannath, Sri Baldev,Subhadra Devi and Prabhupada. The temple is built in traditional Tamil architecture and has separate sanctums for deities. Visitors can take a look at the founding members of ISKCON and understand the movement much more closely.


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The Culture Centre of the KasthuriSreenivasan Trust is located on Avanashi Road (NH 47) about 8 kms from the Coimbatore Railway Station. It is less than a Km from the Coimbatore Airport.

The Culture Centre consists of an Art Gallery, a Textile Museum, an Auditorium and a library. The Art Gallery is to your right and the Textile Museum on the left. There are about 10 rooms in the center that contains only art ranging from the Indian art to the European art. The textile museum in the Culture Centre brings together a chronological portrayal of the growth of the textile industry. Mode...

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Kodiveri Dam and Waterfalls
75 kms from Coimbatore city limits

At a distance of 75 kms from Coimbatore, the ebbing waves of the Bhavani River pause at a dam where a beautiful picnic destination exists by the name of Kodiveri Dam and Waterfalls. Connectivity via road is as suave as the flowing river as the location is situated along the State Highway 15. 38 kilometers from here is also the Erode Junction, for vacationers travelling by train to get down at.

A dam raised over the Bhavani River provides irrigation water for over 25000 hectares of land. The Kodiveri Dam is built over a small area, valuing the natural veracity of the area it serves....

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Koniamman Temple, Coimbatore
4 kms from Coimbatore city limits

At a distance of 4 kms from city centre in Big Bazaar Street is Koniamman Temple. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Koniamman. Koniamman temple and Dhandumariamman temple are considered as two eyes of the city Coimbatore. It is a very sacred place and devotes visit here to find serenity and peace. The temple celebrates car festival every year that attracts a large crowd.

Inside the temple is the beautiful sculpted image of the goddess. She is depicted holding the trident, udukkai (drum), sword, conch and discus, a skull, fire and a bell in her eight hands. Goddess Koniamman ...

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When going deep into the heart of Coimbatore, the Kottai Easwaran Temple is found standing firm and graceful amongst the city landscape. Situated in Ukkadam, the temple is known as the 'Lord Shiva Temple' wherein it is dedicated to Lord Shiva himself. Being located 3 minutes away (450 meters by car) from the Good Shepherd High School, the Kottai Easwaran Temple is within city limits

The Kottai Easwaran Temple is built near the town hall around 500-600 years ago. The main deity worshipped is Lord Sangameswarar and his helpmate/wife Akhilandeswari in a completely different sanctuary ...

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Kovai Kutralam Falls
35 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The Kovai Kutralam falls is an exhilarating waterfall located in the region of Siruvani. The waterfall is approximately 35 kms away from the Coimbatore city and the waterfall is illustriously exteriorized for its aggrandizement. This place has a wide number hotels and resorts according to ones budget and is entirely a pollution free environment.

Kovai Kutralam is an excellent picnic spot near the Coimbatore city. Kovai Kutralam is a mind soothing place with silver flowing waterfalls at Siruvani. The tourists can even enjoy the beauty of the foliage in and around the Kovai Kutralam ...

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Masaniamman Temple, Coimbatore
47 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Arulmigu Masani Amman Temple , also called as Anaimalai Masani Amman Temple is situated in the picturesque Anaimalai Hills. The temple lies at the confluence of River Aliyar and the Uppar stream. The temple lies around 47 kms from Coimbatore.

The presiding deity is Goddess Arulmigu Masani Amman. The idol is placed in a lying posture, a unique feature of the temple. The 15 ft idol is shown with four hands, with two of her hands raised above and two kept on ground. Her two right hands hold a skull and a snake respectively whereas the two left hands hold a tiny drum and a trident resp...

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Meenvallam Waterfalls
78 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The Meenvallam waterfalls is an exotic and amazing place hidden in the deep forests of the Thuppanad Junction on the Palakkad-Manarkkad route in South India. The forests surrounding the waterfalls are an extension of the "Silent Valley National Park". The Meenvallam waterfall is a 2 kilometres trek from the car park at Koomankundu. It is located at a distance of 78 kms from Coimbatore city. The shortest way of commute is via NH544 and NH966 with an estimated travel time of 2 hours.

ÂThe Meenvallam waterfalls are estimated to be as high as 20 to 25 feet and the depth of it, around 1...

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Monkey Falls are loacted in the Anamalai hills near uphill ghat road in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Monkey Falls are natural waterfalls that are 65 Kms away from Coimbatore. The waterfall emerges from Azhiyar Dam.

Visitors can reach the waterfall by trekking through the evergreen forests and rocky cliffs. Adults and children can enjoy bathing in the Monkey Falls. The water is refreshing and as clear as crystal. Monkey Falls are surrounded by spkiy shrubs and flowers making the place beautiful. Frogs dancing, birds chirping, and monkeys climbing trees are a delight to eyes.


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Naga Sai Mandir, Coimbatore
5 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The Naga Sai Mandir is situated around 5 kms from Coimbatore. The temple is dedicated to Shirdi Sai Baba.

The Temple was established as a part of the Sai movement in Coimbatore in 1935 by Sri. H. H. B. V Narasimha Swamji, Sri. A. V. K Chain, Sri. H. Varadaraja Ayyah and Sri. C. V. Rajan. The temple houses the main deity Sai Baba, a spiritual master who is held in high esteem by all communities.

The temple has an interesting legend connected to its name. In 1943, during one of the prayers which was held on Thursday, a snake suddenly appeared under the portrait of Sai Bab...

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Nehru Park, Coimbatore
Within Coimbatore city limits

In Coimbatore, the Nehru Park is one of the most well-known public parks. It is being acknowledged for its exuberant green environment and a gentle, calm ambiance. Situated in Trichy road, Karunanidhi Nagar in Ramanathapuram, Nehru Park is thronged by tourists and locals alike throughout the year. Beside the park, the visitors can view the Valankulam Lake as well. Since the Nehru Park is well-known, it is connected well via roadways. Nehru Park is located within Coimbatore city limits.

The Nehru Park is known to be entitled after the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru...

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Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
98 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is a well protected ecological land in the Nelliampathy - Anamalai landscape of the Southern Western Ghats. It is located in the Palakkad District of Kerala. It is one of the biodiversity hot spot in the world that supports diverse habitat types and endemism. The abundance of wildlife and landcape beauty makes Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary one of the most attractive places in the entire stretch of Western Ghats. It is also known for world's first ever scientifically managed teak plantation. It is located at a distance of 98 kms from Coimbatore city.


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Perur Pateeswarar Temple is a historic Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located at Perur, in the western part of Coimbatore in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The distance from the Coimbatore city is about 9 kms and the temple is located 7 km west of the Noyyal River. Lord Shiva, known as 'Pateeswarar', is the presiding deity of this temple together with his consort Parvati, who is known as 'Pachainayaki'. The deity is believed to be 'Swayambu Lingam' (self-emerged). The history of this temple dates back to 1500 years period. This magnificent temple was built by Karikala Cholan in the dates c...

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Ramar Kovil, Coimbatore
Within Coimbatore city limits

Ramar Kovil is a sacred temple after of the Vaishnavas and one of the special temple the city dedicated to Lord Rama. The serenity of the temple makes people to visit it often. It is at a distance of 1 kilometre from Gandhipuram and one could reach there easily through bus. The surrounding of the temple gives an eco-friendly thought since it is covered by grass and trees all over so one could get a fresh air.

It is Godhandaramar temple which adds extra power and speciality to the temple. It is the main Landmark of the area and also an iconic place in that area. The statue of Lord H...

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Singanalur Lake
30 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Singanallur lake is one of the lakes in Coimbatore that people have an interest to visit. It is 30 Kms away from Gandhipuram, the heart of the Coimbatore city. It spreads over an area of 1. 53 square kilometre and has an average depth of 4. 25 m.

It is fed by the canals of Noyyal river and from Sanganoor dam. The lake has a rich biodiversity consisting of planktons, butterflies and migratory birds. The lake is rich in fish varieties. The government also takes care of the fishes in the lake. There is a Amman temple near the lake it is considered as sacred by the localities.

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Siruvani Dam
52 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The Siruvani Dam is a case of nature as its purest prototype. It is situated 52 kms away from Coimbatore and easily traversable roads connect the two places. There is a constant flow of buses and cabs up and down the road.

A bit away from Palakkad, protected from the world by the Kalladikodan hill, is the Siruvani Dam. The water of this place is so uncontaminated that the government decided to cart waters from the Siruvani Reservoir into the city of Coimbatore. The Siruvani Dam is a juxtaposition of nature with technology and this specific dam is also an intersection of two states....

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Siruvani Waterfalls are located 36 kms west of Coimbatore in the Western Ghats and fall under the Siruvani Mountain Range of Coimbatore. They are managed by the State Forest Department. They are also known as Kovai Kutralam falls and are famous for having the second tastiest water in the world. The sweetness has been attributed to the vegetation and rocks through which the water flows in the Attapady area. The vegetation in these hills comprises grasslands, shrublands, and forests and the place has a natural herbal odour. Water from Siruvani River is also renowned for its mineral properties, a...

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Sree Ayyappan Temple, Coimbatore
1 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The Sree Ayyappan Temple is situated around 1 kms away from Coimbatore at Sidhapudur. The temple is popularly known as the second Sabarimalai and is held in high esteem by devotees, who stop at the temple before heading to Sabarimalai for pilgrimage. The temple construction began as early as 1950s and developed through the years. The Sree Ayyappan temple also houses sub-shrines of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Lord Karthikeya, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Durga.

Lord Ayyappan is a revered deity in South India particularly Kerala and Tamil Nadu. As per legends, he was born to Lord Shiva and ...

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St Antony's Church, Coimbatore
4 kms from Coimbatore city limits

St. Antony's Shrine located in Puliakulam is only 4 kms drive from Coimbatore city. Starting its journey in 1820 as a small chapel, a new church was built by Fr. De Geils in 1859. The present Church was built in 1987. Devotees irrespective of their religion, casts and language head to the church on tuesdays.

The St. Antony's Shrine in Coimbatore is well known for its Tuesday services. The best thing about the church is that people irrespective of caste, creed, religion and language everyone can attend the weekly prayer on Tuesdays. The tourist influx commences from early morning an...

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Subramaniyaswami Temple, Marudamalai is a popular historic temple dedicated to Hindu god Murugan. The temple is situated upon a hillock, at a height of about 500 feet on the Western Ghats, and is located about 15 kms west from the city of Coimbatore. Murugan is one of the names of Kartikeya who is the Hindu god of war and is known by various other names as Skanda, Kumara, and Subrahmanya. Ancient works such as Sage Kachyapar's 'Perur Puranam' provide some information about the origin of the temple.

The name 'Marudham' is derived from the native trees marudha maram (Terminalia arjun...

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In attempt to protect the century old Police Museum on State Bank road in Gopalapuram, a recreation centre for the police was built. The wonderful renovation activity has enabled to give a total complete different outlook and over the years the Police top commanders have maintained the philosophies and rules in order to keep the city and its people safe. It is situated few meters near the Coimbatore railway junction therefore the Tamilnadu Police Museum is within city limits.

Being situated near the Kottai Easwaran Temple, the Tamil Nadu Police Museum features manifests proclaimin...

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The Palamalai Ranganathar Temple is situated in Peria,Naicken Palayam. This magnificent temple is located 20 kms from Coimbatore therefore not within city limits. But in fact, located between hills where tourists would need to prepare themselves for a trekking trip. Visitors can find the temple when taking the route from the United Institute of Technology at Perianayakan Palayam in Mettupalayam Road.

The Palamalai Ranganathar Temple is found sitting in between two hills and the climate is spectacular. The temple itself beams out calm serenities and has a peaceful ambience. Visitor...

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The Regional Science Centre and Science Museum in Coimbatore was constructed and developed by the National Council of Science Museums wherein it has received constant active support from Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre (TNSTC). Since this Regional Science Center and Science Museum was built in favor of the people, it was handed over to the Govt. of Tamil Nadu on July 13, 2013 where this decision was made by Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch who is the Honorable Culture Union Minister. Located near the CODISSIA Trade Center, Civil Aerodrome Post in Peelamedu, it is situated near the famous I...

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Thoonakkadavu Lake
83 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Thoonakkadavu lake is formed by the Parambikkulam Dam in the Anamalai region of Coimbatore. Approximate driving distance from Coimbatore to Thoonakkadavu lake is 83 kms.

Surrounded by greenery, tourists can spot various wild animals here. You can have fun while boating in the crystal clear waters of the lake. Although, be careful while venturing to the lake's edge. There are a lot of crocodiles basking and can be dangerous. This is also the reason why swimming is not very safe.

Tourists can spend time in the tree huts near the lake. Boating and Mini Golf are some games ...

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TNAU Botanical Garden, Coimbatore
3.5 kms from Coimbatore city limits

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) botanical garden is located on Marudhamalai Road, around 3. 5 kms from Coimbatore. The garden was established in 1925 and has been attracting visitors from across the country for the past few decades.

The TNAU garden houses a wide variety of plants. Around 2000 plants over 800 species have been recorded here. Some of these include roses, marigold, carnations, chrysanthemum and lilies. The plants have been labelled according to their scientific names as well as common names. An ambient place for both recreational purpose as well as buddi...

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Vaideki Waterfalls
35 kms from Coimbatore city limits

Vaideki Falls is an enchanting waterfall situated in the outskirts of Coimbatore city about 35 kms from Coimbatore on the Coimbatore-Siruvani road. The nearest village is Narasipuram near Thondamuthur. The location is now a popular tourist spot in the City of Coimbatore. This place is also a popular choice among trekkers.

Vaideki Falls used to be called "Tholayira Murthi Kandi",(Kandi is waterfall) in Tamil Tholayiram stands for the number nine hundred, word Murthy has several interpretations, one is The Lord, another means Manifestation. The waterfall derives the present name afte...

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Velliangiri Andavar Temple which is also known as Southern Kailash (then Kailasam) is located in Poondi, Coimbatore. The deity of the temple if Lord Shiva. It is located at a distance 43 kms from the city of Coimbatore.

Followers of Shiva believe that there is a Kailash in the north (known as Uttara Kailash), one in the centre, (known as Madhya Kailash) and the third in the south (known as Dakshina Kailash). Uttara Kailash is present only in the finest form among them. Madhya Kailash is situated in Tibet, and Vellingiri hill is the Dakshina Kailash, therefore it is referred to as ...

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VOC Park and Zoo, Coimbatore
Within Coimbatore city limits

On walking distance from the hub of the city, Coimbatore is located VOC Park and Zoo, which is the famous amusement park and zoo within the region. The place is named after freedom fighter V O Chidambaram Pillai. The place includes many attractions like play area, mini zoo, aquarium and many more. All these are maintained and managed by Coimbatore City Corporation. This chief park is located 2km from city center. It is a great place to enjoy a day of leisure with your family amidst the best of nature.

Its zoo is home to thousands of animals including 335 birds, 106 mammals, and 54 r...