Tourist Places in Coimbatore

Places to Visit in Coimbatore

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Coimbatore Average Rating - 5.7/7 1 based on 2033 Ratings

Coimbatore is mostly preferred by travellers. 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 Thoonakkadavu Lake, ISKCON Coimbatore, Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, Black Thunder, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. Coimbatore can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Coimbatore Tourist Places



Marudhamalai Hill temple, Coimbatore
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5.8/ 7 1
12 Ratings & 10 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... Read More »
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Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple, Coimbatore
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6.5/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 5 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... Read More »
"A calm and peaceful place"5 days ago "Spiritual bliss"Dec 28, 2013
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  • Type: Mountain
Velliangiri Mountains, Coimbatore
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6.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 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 »
Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore
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6.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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: Temple
Perur Siva Temple, Coimbatore
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5.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 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 »
"Famous Temple"Sep 30, 2013 "Historical temple"Sep 26, 2013
  • Type: Theme Park
Black Thunder, Coimbatore
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5.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
VOC Park and Zoo, Coimbatore
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
VOC Park and Zoo, Coimbatore
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5.3/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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 »
"Awesome place to visit"Jan 22, 2014 "VOC Park and Zoo."Sep 18, 2013
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Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Coimbatore
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Coimbatore
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7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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... Read More »
"Untouched Nature"Nov 30, 2013
  • Type: Temple
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, Coimbatore
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5.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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 »
"Early morning visits"Sep 23, 2013
  • Type: Temple
Lord Ganesha Temple, Coimbatore
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6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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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7/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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,... Read More »
"My God."Sep 18, 2013
  • Type: Lake
Thoonakkadavu Lake, Coimbatore
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6/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
"Amazing experience!"2 months ago
  • Type: Temple
ISKCON Coimbatore, Coimbatore
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 246
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
"Find peace!"3 months ago
  • Type: Water Fall
Siruvani Falls and Dam, Coimbatore
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6.5/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
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 »
"Excellent Falls"Sep 27, 2013
Architectural Aazhiyaar Dam, Coimbatore
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6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Forest College Museum, Coimbatore
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Forest College is counted among the academic centres in the region. Chief attraction of the Forest College is it’s museum, which houses numerous minerals, rocks, pests, snakes and microorganisms. Rarest species of dead plants and animals are the attractions of the... Read More »
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Infant Jesus Church, Coimbatore
  • Type: Church
Infant Jesus Church, Coimbatore
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One of the most visited Churches in Coimbatore city is the Infant Jesus Church. It was set up in 1984 to cater to the growing demands of the Catholic families and has become a prominent church due to the belief in cures and miraculous healing. The Church is open on most days... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Perur Patteeswara Swamy Temple, Coimbatore
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Ranked 18 of 246
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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: Temple
Ayyappan temple, Coimbatore
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Ranked 19 of 246
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5/ 7 1
1 Rating
The holy Ayyappan temple is revered by both the locals and tourists. The magnificent temple was constructed in 1976 by the Sri Dharma Sastha Baktha Jana Sabha which was similar to the Ayyappan temple in Sabarimala. Therefore, all pooja and ceremonies are replicas of those done... Read More »
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Monkey Falls, Coimbatore
  • Type: Water Fall
Monkey Falls, Coimbatore
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 246
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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... Read More »
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