Tourist Places in Coimbatore

Places to Visit in Coimbatore

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Coimbatore is mostly preferred by travellers from Coimbatore, Chennai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Coimbatore is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Coimbatore are February, March, August, September, October, November, December. There are 246 tourist places in Coimbatore, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Coimbatore can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Coimbatore for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Coimbatore Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Coimbatore, browse through photos & pictures, explore Coimbatore using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Coimbatore, which are great places to visit, are Bhavani Sagar Dam, Parambikkulam, Kovai Kondattam Amusement Park, Sozhaiyaar Dam, Kovai Kutralam Falls. Coimbatore can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Coimbatore Tourist Places



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Marudhamalai Hill temple, Coimbatore
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21 Ratings & 19 Reviews
Marudhamalai Hill Temple is among the most renowned attractions of Coimbatore. This temple is dedicated to  Lord Shiva.   The 12th century temple is surrounded by numerous trees, plants and herbs with hills in the backdrop.  Devotees throng to the shrine in... Read More »
"A popular temple"1 month ago "God relaxing place"2 months ago
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Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple, Coimbatore
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6.5/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple is one of the chief religious centres in the region,   popular for it’s beautiful architecture.  It is famous for the largest mercury based lingam.  . The shrine is linked with numerous sages and siddhas, who worshipped... Read More »
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Velliangiri Mountains, Coimbatore
  • Type: Mountain
Velliangiri Mountains, Coimbatore
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4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Velliangiri Mountains, a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve of the Western Ghats is located near Poondi, about 40 km from Coimbatore. This mountain is popularly known as the 'Kailash of the South', and is an important religious destination. Lots of devotees visit the... Read More »
"Most scenic place"Aug 23, 2014 "It was a spiritual journey"Jul 10, 2014
Perur Siva Temple, Coimbatore
  • Type: Temple
Perur Siva Temple, Coimbatore
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5.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Perur Siva Temple is a landmark temple in Coimbatore. This Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Siva is located 7 kilometers to the west of Noyyal River. The deity of this temple is considered'Swayambu Lingam' that is, self emerged. However, the greatest attraction here is the... Read More »
"Good one to visit"Oct 14, 2014 "Famous Temple"Sep 30, 2013
VOC Park and Zoo, Coimbatore
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
VOC Park and Zoo, Coimbatore
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VOC Park and Zoo is among chief amusement centres in the region. The recreational centre maintained by corporation of Coimbatore is named after famous freedom fighter, V.O. Chidambaram. Among the highlights of the amusement park are aquarium and mini zoo, housing... Read More »
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ISKCON Coimbatore, Coimbatore
  • Type: Temple
ISKCON Coimbatore, Coimbatore
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The ISKCON Temple in Coimbatore is a well known pilgrimage centre located in the heart of the city. The ISKCON temple aims at spreading the science of Krishna consciousness with the help of Bhagavad Gita. Spread across an area of 20,000 sq ft, the temple has an array of... Read More »
"Fascinating and good"Nov 13, 2014 "A visit is fine"Sep 25, 2014
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, Coimbatore
  • Type: Temple
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, Coimbatore
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The Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is located at a distance of 13 km from Coimbatore on the Pollachi road. Built in 1500 AD, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is one of the oldest pilgrimage centers dedicated to Lord Vinayaga. The idol at the Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is one of the... Read More »
"Have a visit"Nov 14, 2014 "a beautiful temple"Oct 14, 2014
Black Thunder, Coimbatore
  • Type: Theme Park
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Black Thunder, Coimbatore
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Monkey Falls, Coimbatore
  • Type: Water Fall
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Monkey Falls, Coimbatore
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Monkey Falls is one of the famous attractions   known for the perennial waterfall.   The river stream surrounded by the lush greenery originates from Valparai Hills.   Located on Coimbatore-Pollachi-Valparai main road, it lies at a distance of 65... Read More »
Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore
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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is among prominent research institutions of South Asia. Chief attraction of the university campus is the Botanical Garden.   The roots of the historic institution belong to Saidapet in Chennai, the capital city of Tamil... Read More »
"More Innovations."Sep 27, 2013 "University is the best!"Sep 26, 2013
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  • Type: Theme Park
  • Entry: Paid
Kovai Kondattam Amusement Park, Coimbatore
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Kovai Kondattam Amusement Park is amongst major attractions of the region. Magical Fountain, Rain Dance, Wave Pool, Rock Climbing, Video Parlour and Dashing Cars are   some of the highlights of the recreational centre. Besides, there is an arrangement for events... Read More »
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Siruvani Falls and Dam, Coimbatore
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Siruvani falls and dam is located in Attapady in the Anamalai range about 46 km from Palakkad. Though situated in Kerala, the majority of the water from Siruvani dam is supplied to the city of Coimbatore.Siruvani falls and dam is popular for its sweet water, often credited to... Read More »
"Be careful near the falls"2 weeks ago "Excellent Falls"Sep 27, 2013
Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Coimbatore
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Coimbatore
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Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Anaimalai Sanctuary, is favoured site for wildlife enthusiasts around Coimbatore. A part of Nilgiri Biosphere reserve, the sanctuary is known for it’s rich flora and fauna. Wildlife reserve provides habitat for animals... Read More »
"Untouched Nature"Nov 30, 2013
  • Type: Temple
Lord Ganesha Temple, Coimbatore
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Lord Ganesha temple is located about 13 km from Coimbatore on the Pollachi road. Built in 1500 AD, Lord Ganesha temple is one of the prominent pilgrimage centers dedicated to Lord Ganesha.The Lord Ganesh Temple has one of the largest idols measuring up to 6 ft in height and 3... Read More »
"Ganesh Temple"Oct 4, 2013
Amaravathy Reservoir, Coimbatore
  • Type: Dam
Amaravathy Reservoir, Coimbatore
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Amaravathy Reservoir is one the major attractions in the city,   constructed for the purpose of irrigation and maintaining ecological balance of the region.   Tourists throng to the site to witness crocodiles and fish species in the dam. As per survey, the... Read More »
"My God."Sep 18, 2013
Thoonakkadavu Lake, Coimbatore
  • Type: Lake
Thoonakkadavu Lake, Coimbatore
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"Amazing experience!"May 26, 2014
Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, Coimbatore
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Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, also known as Aaleeyaar Dam is among popular tourist attractions of the region constructed across River. Aliyar   Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, situated on a height of 81 metres, was set up with the view to supply water for irrigation... Read More »
"Tamil movie spot"Dec 3, 2013
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  • Type: Temple
Perur Patteeswara Swamy Temple, Coimbatore
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Perur Patteeswara Swamy Temple is one of the major attractions in the region situated on the embankment of river Noyyal.   The revered shrine comprises Golden Hall and figurine of Natraja in the sanctum as chief highlights.   Pillars of the hall are... Read More »
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  • Type: Water Fall
Kovai Kutralam Falls, Coimbatore
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Visit the awe inspiring Kovai Kutralam Falls located in Siruvani, about 37 km from Coimbatore. The scenic waterfalls are situated within dense forests and thus visitors are not permitted after 5 pm. Beautifully located amidst the calm peaceful jungles, it is a good place to... Read More »
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  • Type: Dam
Sozhaiyaar Dam, Coimbatore
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Sozhaiyaar Dam is situated at a distance of 30 km from Valparai, in Coimbatore district. This dam has the distinction of being the second deepest dam in Asia with a depth of 160 feet. Though the dam is maintained by the Kerala State Electricity Board, the water belongs to... Read More »

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