All About Coimbatore nearby Cities, Stations and Tourist Places

The manchester of south india

Coimbatore is one of the advanced districts of the state of tamil nadu in india.it is second largest city in tamil nadu.

Climate: 35*c maximum and 18*c minimum

Std code: 0422

Travel in

Airport:  Peelamedu airport (11 km from coimbatore)

Railway station:   coimbatore junction (state bank road) ukkadam

 Bus stand: Gandhipuram bus stand, singanallur bus stand, ukkadam bus stand,

Mettupalayam bus stand

Lakes

  • Singanallur lake
  • Kuruchi lake
  • Valankulam lake
  • Krishnampatti lake
  • Muthannan lake
  • Seevagasintamani lake

Religious places 

  • Saibaba temple, coimbatore.
  • Balaji temple, karumalai, valparai.
  • Then thiruppathy, sirumugai, mettupalayam
  • Kamachi amman temple, r.s.puram
  • Patteswarar temple, perur, coimbatore.
  • Koniamman koil temple, coimbatore
  • Subramaniasamy temple, thirumuruganpoondi.
  • Vana bathrakaliamman koil, nellithurai, mettupalayam.
  • Masaniamman koil, anaimalai, near pollachi.
  • Munthi vinayakar koil, puliakulam, coimbatore.
  • Murugan temple, marudhamalai.
  • Arulmigu echanari vinayakar temple, coimbatore.
  • Puri jaganath temple, coimbatore.
  • Thandumariamman temple, avinashi road

 

Engineering colleges

  • Sri shakthi  institute of engineering and technology
  • Tamilnadu college of engineering
  • V.l.b.janakiammal college of engineering & technology
  • Amrita institute of technology & science, coimbatore
  • Amrita school of engineering,coimbatore
  • Coimbatore institute of engineering and information technology
  • Coimbatore institute of technology
  • Dr. Mahalingam college of engineering and technology
  • Info institute of engineering
  • Jct college of engineering and technology
  • Park college of engineering and technology

Hospitals

  • Ganga hospital, coimbatore
  • Kovai medical center and hospital, coimbatore
  • Psg hospitals, coimbatore
  • Esi hospital, coimbatore
  • Lotus eye care hospital, coimbatore
  • Sankara eye centre, coimbatore
  • The eye foundation & lasik centre, coimbatore
  • Ellen hospital, coimbatore
  • Sri ramakrishna hospital, coimbator
  • Womens center, coimbatore

Taluks

  • Coimbtore north
  • Coimbatore south
  • Coimbatore west
  • Pollachi
  • Mettupalayam
  • Annur
  • Kinathukadavu

Major rivers

  • Bhavani
  • Noyyal
  • Amaravathi
  • Aliyar

Waterfalls

  •  Chinnakallar falls
  • Sengupathi falls
  • Thirumoorthy falls
  • Siruvani waterfalls
  • Vaideki falls.

Famous persons: scientist g.d. Naidu, actors sathyaraj, suriya.

Places to see:

Siruvani waterfalls and dam

The waterfalls and the dam are about siruvanian hour’s drive from coimbatore. The water of the siruvani is known as for its good taste.

Velliangiri hills

These mountains are known as the kailash of the south. Located in the outskirts of coimbatore, it is one of the sacred hills. Lakhs of people undertake the arduous 8 km trek during maha sivarathri and chitra pournami every year

G.d.naidu industrial exhibition

This industrial exhibition was organized and established by that visionary industrial, is it the late sri.g.d.naidu, a legend in his lifetime. He made valuable contributions to the field of electronics and in area of mechanization of agriculture.

Palani murugan temple

This temple of lord muruga is located on the palani hills. Palanithe presiding deity is dandayuthapani. The idol is made of medicinal herbs

Maruthamalai temple

Dedicated to lord subramanya this hilltop temple is one of the most visited temples in this region. Maruthamalai  the reason being that the presiding deity dhandayuthapani is believed to have performed several miracles here.

Thirumoorthy waterfall

It is situated at the foot of thirumoorthy hills adjoining the thirumoorthy dam. Thirumoorthythis is about 20 kms. From udumalpet on the highway from palani to coimbatore. A perennial stream flows by the side of the sri amalingeswarar temple and nearby there is a waterfall.

Vaidehi waterfall

It is located 30 kms. From coimbatore through the narasipuram village. It is a fine picnic spot for trekkers. The perrennial waterfall is a major attraction.

Tiruppur

It is an important textile centre in coimbatore district; it is also famous for hosiery products. Tiruppur is also closely associated with thiruppur kumaran a valiant freedom fighter. It is 50 kms. From coimbatore.

Pollachi

This town is about 40 km from coimbatore. It is next important town in the district after coimbatore, and an important commercial centre. A temple dedicated to mariamman and another to subramanya is located here. There are beautiful stone carvings of a five-hooded serpent, a sculpture of a yali with a chain hanging from it

Valparai

It is 102 kms from coimbatore in western ghats in the anamalai range. Valparaiit has many tea plantations and is a picnic spot

Anamalai wildlife sanctuary

This sanctuary is situated at an altitude of 1,400 mtrs. In the western ghats near pollachi.

Solaiyar dam

It is 15 km from valparai. The solaiyar dam is the second largest rock dam in asia. Its length is about 20 km.

Monkey falls monkey-falls

It is 65 km from coimbatore and 27 km from pollachi on coimbatore-pollachi-valparai highways.

Top slip

A picturesque locale in the anamalai hills. Topslipit is about 37 kms from pollachi and about 90 km from coimbatore.

Balaji temple

This temple is in valparai. On saturday balaji-templeand sunday each week, a large number of tourists arrive to worship.

Indira gandhi wildlife sanctuary & national park

The indira gandhi wildlife sanctuary and national topslippark (popular known as anamalais) is one of the hot spots of bio-diversity in the western ghats.

 

 Hotels

  • Vivanta by taj – surya
  • Aloft coimbatore singanallur
  • The residency, coimbatore
  • Hotel cag pride
  • Le meridien coimbatore
  • Hotel heritage inn

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