The unique experience
Do you fancy visiting temples? Or, is it enchanting mountains and waterfalls that inspire the poet in you? If you love everything from visiting ancient shrines, to exploring mountains and cascading falls, to studying architecture to tasting yummy food, then Coimbatore is the one and only place for you! Yes, COIMBATORE WEATHER is such that it promotes tourism all year round.
Popularly called the ‘Manchester of Southern India, COIMBATORE CITY is a commercial hub for textiles as well as the entry point to venture out to other prominent southern tourist places. Visitors, both lovers of architecture and history flock to COIMBATORE CITY in order to see ancient temples that dot its many lanes and by-lanes such as the Maruthamalai Murugan and Eachanari Vinayagar temples. Students of architecture find this place interesting because it houses a 112 feet statue of Lord Shiv that is enlisted in the Guinness Book of World Records.
TRAVELS IN COIMBATORE are not restricted to ancient temples. Travelers are bitten by adventure bug also have enough reasons to come here. The place is a hub for sports like trekking as well as camping. The trekking trails take the trekkers across Vellari Mala, and Dhoni Hills, both offering much thrill and excitement.
History of COIMBATORE CITY
The city, in olden times was ruled by a Kongu King named Kovan and was called Kovanpudur. As time passed, it came to be addressed as Koyambuthur or Coimbatore. During the rule of the Sangam Chera kings in the 12th century, the city was home to Kosars, a tribe. Later, other empires like the Cholas, Rashtrakutas and Vijayanagar ruled the city.
COIMBATORE TOURIST PLACES
Marudhamalai Hill Temple, Vydehi waterfalls, Vellingiri Hill Temple, Kovai Kondattam, ISHA Temple, Perur Siva Temple, Siruvani Falls and dam, Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple and Monkey Falls are but some of the many other spectacular PLACES TO VISIT IN COIMBATORE.
More about the place
A religious hub
COIMBATORE CITY can easily be called a city of temples as its filled with ancient temples of historical importance. Many Hindu, Jain and Buddhist temples are situated here that draw hundreds of pilgrims from far and close.
A foodie’s paradise
Apart from its rich historical past and vibrant culture, Coimbatore is also a foodie’s hub where South Indian cuisine can be enjoyed like no other place. A lot of restaurants serve up deliciously prepared southern fare at reasonable prices. If you are coming here for the first time, do make a reservation booking at Shree Annapoorna, a restaurant that will serve mouth-watering Tamil cuisine.
The city is home to a large number of galleries as well as museums. Music lovers gather here as its a hub for dance and musical concerts as well.
How to Reach
Distance in kilometers from - OOTY TO COIMBATORE-84.5 kilometers and BANGALORE TO COIMBATORE DISTANCE- 365 kilometers