12 Places to Visit and Tourist Attractions in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India and one of the largest exporters of jewellery. List of tourist attractions in Coimbatore also include Ashtamsa Varadha Anjaneyar Temple,Eachanari Vinayagar Temple Town Hall,Artifacts Museum,Monkey Falls,Vaideki Falls,Valankulam Lake,Brookefields Mall Coimbatore Golf Club, Coimbatore Race Course and near by Silent Valley National Park.

Marudamalai Murugan Temple

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Marudamalai Murugan Temple in Coimbatore is a hilltop temple dedicated to God Murugan and considered as 7 House of Lord Murugan in South India. The temple is the most popular hill temple of Lord Murugan in India.

Perur Pateeswarar Temple

Perur Pateeswarar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, was built by Karikala Chola. The temple has statue of Nataraja, Arasambalavanar Shrine and shrine dedicated to Ganesha.

  • Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
  • Masani Amman Temple
  • Naga Sai Mandir
  • Arulmigu Koniamman Temple
  • Thirumurthyswami Temple
  • Ashtamsa Varadha Anjaneyar Temple

Dhyanalinga Temple

Dhyanalinga Yogic temple of Coimbatore is dedicated for meditation and one of its kind in India. The temple offers a meditative space with powerful and unique energy.

Adiyogi Shiva Statue

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Adiyogi Lord Shiva Statue at Isha Yoga Center of Coimbatore is the largest bust sculpture in the world, Designed by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev and weighs around 500 tonnes. The 112 foot tall statue of Lord Shiva is located at the foothills of Velliangiri Mountains and inaugurated by Narendra ModiJi as well as part of official Incredible India campaign.

Siruvani Waterfalls

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Siruvani Waterfalls is located 35km from Coimbatore and the dam is major tourist attraction. The Siruvani Hills are also home to tribals like the Mudugars and Irulars.

  • Kovai Kutralam Falls
  • Monkey Falls
  • Vaideki Falls
  • Sengupathi Falls

Singanallur Lake

Singanallur Lake is one of the 9 large lakes of Coimbatore city and feed by canals of Noyyal river. List of birds around Singanallur lake are cormorants, herons, storks and ducks.

  • Valankulam Lake
  • Ukkadam Lake
  • Krishnampatti Lake
  • Seevagasintamani Lake

Botanical Garden

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Botanical Garden of Coimbatore is situated near Maruthamalai. TNAU Botanical Garden spread over 300 hectares and and home to many varieties of plants and birdlife.

Gedee Car Museum

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Gedee Car Museum is the unique tourist attractions of Coimbatore and one of a kind in India. The Museum is dedicated to automobile industry innovative personalities.

  • Government Museum
  • G.D. Naidu Museum
  • Regional Science Center
  • Ancient Artifacts Museum

Black Thunder

Black Thunder Water Theme Park located at the foot of Nilgiris near Mettupalayam. The park offers 49 different joy rides and one of the popular tourist attractions in Coimbatore.

  • Maharaja Theme Park
  • Kovai Kondattam

Kari Motor Speedway

Kari Motor Speedway at Coimbatore is located in Chettipalayam, built for Formula 3 auto racing circuit. This race track conducts events and championship races for motorcycle road racing, go karts and formula racing.

  • Coimbatore Race Course
  • Coimbatore Golf Club
  • Coimbatore Flying Club

Velliangiri Mountains

Velliangiri Mountains at the border of Coimbatore district are known as Kailash of the South India. The Velliangiri hills are part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and famous trekking place near Coimbatore.

Anamalai Tiger Reserve

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Anamalai Tiger Reserve is a protected area around the Anaimalai Hills and home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Threatened species of mammals in the sanctuary are Nilgiri tahr, Nilgiri langur,Asiatic wild dog and lion tailed macaque.