Tourist Places in Kodaikanal

Places to Visit in Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal - #2 of 78 in Tamil Nadu |
Kodaikanal Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 38415 Ratings

Kodaikanal is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kodaikanal is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Kodaikanal are February, March, April, May, October, November, December. There are 50 tourist places in Kodaikanal, 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 Kodaikanal 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 Kodaikanal for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kodaikanal Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kodaikanal, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kodaikanal using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kodaikanal, which are great places to visit, are Thalaiyar Falls, Kodaikanal Boat House, St Peter Church, Mannavanur Lake, Solar Physical Observatory. Kodaikanal can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Kodaikanal Tourist Places



  • Type: Lake
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Kodai Lake, Kodaikanal
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Kodaikanal Lake, a man-made lake, is located in the Kodaikanal city of Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu. Considered as one of the most popular geographic landmarks and tourist attractions, this lake is located at a distance of 3 km from the bus stand. Perched at an elevation of... Read More »
"Kodaikanal"2 months ago "Amazing experience"2 months ago
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  • Type: View point
  • Entry: Paid
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Coaker's Walk, Kodaikanal
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200 Ratings & 163 Reviews
Coaker's Walk, discovered in 1872, has been named after Lt. Coaker. Located on the southern slopes of this beautiful hill station, Coaker's Walk is a paradise for nature lovers. Situated at a distance of 1 km from the lake of Kodaikanal, this place is known for its long... Read More »
"Saunter @ Coaker's walk"1 month ago "Relaxed mountain walk"2 months ago
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  • Type: Forest
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Pine Forest, Kodaikanal
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50 Ratings & 39 Reviews
The Pine Forest was cultivated by one Mr Bryant in Kodaikanal in 1906 with the idea of having a timber forest for valuable wood. The place turned out to be a popular holiday destination and now lures multitudes of visitors to it from all over. Kodaikanal brings respite to... Read More »
"Super place."3 months ago "Slefie or picture clicking place"Apr 10, 2017
  • Type: Temple
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Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal
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50 Ratings & 39 Reviews
Kurinji Temple, located at a distance of around 5 km from the bus station, is also known as Kurinji Andavar Temple. Dedicated to Lord Muruga, the God of Hills as per the Tamil literature, tourists visiting this temple can enjoy beautiful view of Vaigai dam and Palani hills.... Read More »
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Dolphin's Nose, Kodaikanal
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71 Ratings & 54 Reviews
Dolphin's Nose, perched at an altitude of 6,600 ft, is located at a distance of 8 km from the main city of Kodaikanal. The place is one of the major attractions of the destination as it offers bird's eye view of the beautiful landscape of the hilly region. Endowed with the... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
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Bryant Park, Kodaikanal
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Bryant Park, a botanical garden, is situated on the eastern side of 'The Lake'. Conceived and landscaped in 1980 by a British Army Officer, Glenn Bryant. At this botanical garden, every year in the month of May, an annual flower and vegetable show is organised. In addition, it... Read More »
"Not that good!"3 months ago "Worst park ..."3 months ago
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  • Type: Lake
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Berijam Lake, Kodaikanal
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76 Ratings & 55 Reviews
Berijam Lake, located at a distance of 21 Kilometres from the heart of the city, the lake is one of the most popular attractions of Kodaikanal. This lake was introduced to the public by European settlers. Known for its serene beauty, the area on which the lake is present was... Read More »
  • Type: View point
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Silent Valley View, Kodaikanal
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68 Ratings & 39 Reviews
Silent Valley View, situated at a short distance from Pillar Rocks, can be seen on the Berijam lake road. The best time to make a visit to this valley is during early morning and late afternoon. Since the valley is deep, children visiting this valley have to be accompanied by... Read More »
  • Type: View point
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Green Valley View, Kodaikanal
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133 Ratings & 83 Reviews
Green Valley View, located around 5.5 km from the Kodaikanal Lake, is the point from where tourists can enjoy the beautiful view of the Vaigai Dam. The place is formerly known as Suicide Point owing to facts that it is deep, dangerous and dense. The valley is around 5,000... Read More »
Subrahmanya temple, Kodaikanal
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20 Ratings & 10 Reviews
At a distance of 65 km from the Kodaikanal city is Subrahmanya temple and sometimes Palani temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Subramanian that stands as one of the most famous South Indian temples at an altitude of 135 meters. To reach the sanctum sanctorum there are 659... Read More »
  • Type: Mountain
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Pillar Rocks, Kodaikanal
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135 Ratings & 103 Reviews
Pillar Rocks, located at a distance of 8 km from the lake tower, is one of the famous tourist attractions. At this attraction, tourists can see three granite boulders that are standing vertically shoulder to shoulder. Measuring a height of around 400 ft from the ground, these... Read More »
"Not much worth .."2 months ago "Go on a clear sky day"Aug 9, 2017
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  • Type: Water Fall
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Silver Cascade Falls, Kodaikanal
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80 Ratings & 55 Reviews
Silver Cascade Falls, one of the most famous waterfalls, is the first attraction that unfolds to tourist, located on the Madurai - Kodaikanal road, on way to Kodaikanal. This waterfall is the result of excess water in the Kodai Lake, which comes down as a fall. Silver Cascade... Read More »
"Average waterfall"2 months ago "An average waterfall"Apr 10, 2017
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  • Type: Lake
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Upper Lake View, Kodaikanal
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17 Ratings & 12 Reviews
A dazzling, breath-taking viewpoint of the Kodaikanal Lake, the Upper Lake View is a definite stop for the travellers and visitors to the verdure that Kodaikanal is. The star-shaped lake of Kodaikanal is a manmade one that was created in 1863 by one Sir Vere Henry Levinge. The... Read More »
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  • Type: Entertainment Centre
Kodaikanal Boat House, Kodaikanal
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2 Ratings & 1 Review
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
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Shenbaganur Museum, Kodaikanal
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11 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Shenbaganur Museum, located at a distance of 5 km from Kodaikanal Lake, is also known as Flora and Fauna Museum. Established in 1895, this museum is managed by Sacred Heart College. This museum also houses an orchidarium, which has a collection of around 300 species of... Read More »
"Interesting place"May 31, 2016 "Good place for history lovers"Jan 25, 2016
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  • Type: Cave
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Guna Cave, Kodaikanal
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18 Ratings & 17 Reviews
Located on the southern escarpment of the Palani Hills, Kodaikanal, is a rock formation called Pillar Rocks: three massive rocks about 400 ft. tall, standing adjacent to each other and protruding out of the cliff face. Legend has it that the Pandavas once stopped in Kodaikanal... Read More »
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  • Type: Sport
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Ice Skating Cafe, Kodaikanal
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3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
"Ultimate fun"Aug 9, 2015 "Vest place to visit and have fun"Mar 19, 2015
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  • Type: Valley
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Devil's Kitchen, Kodaikanal
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40 Ratings & 24 Reviews
Devil's Kitchen, a famous tourist attraction, is a dangerous deep hidden ravine located between Pillar Rocks. This kitchen looks like small dark gutters but is a deep fall. Situated between Green Valley View and Pillar Rocks, for visiting this place, tourists can seek the help... Read More »
"Good place ..."2 months ago "Guna Cave"Dec 30, 2016
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Flora and Fauna Museum, Kodaikanal
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18 Ratings & 9 Reviews
Flora and Fauna Museum was formed in 1895 and is an educational and tourist location and is also known as Shenbaganur Museum. A variety of specimens of flora and fauna with preserved fossils of various ancient floras can be seen. There is an Orchidarium with over 300 species... Read More »
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Mannavanur Lake, Kodaikanal
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6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
"Amazing location"Aug 9, 2017 "Average location"Oct 28, 2016

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Silver Cascade Falls, Kodaikanal

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Kodaikanal Boat House, Kodaikanal

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Coaker's Walk, Kodaikanal

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