Tourist Places in Kodaikanal

Places to Visit in Kodaikanal

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Kodaikanal Average Rating - 5.8/7 1 based on 11711 Ratings

Kodaikanal is mostly preferred by travellers from Chennai, Bangalore. 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 19 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 Dolmen Circle, Dolphin Point, Shenbaganur Museum, Perumal Peak, Subrahmanya temple. Kodaikanal can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kodaikanal Tourist Places



Kodai Lake, Kodaikanal
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5.9/ 7 1
164 Ratings & 129 Reviews
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 »
Coaker\'s Walk, Kodaikanal
  • Type: View point
  • Entry: Paid
Coaker's Walk, Kodaikanal
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6/ 7 1
101 Ratings & 81 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... Read More »
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Green Valley View, Kodaikanal
  • Type: View point
Green Valley View, Kodaikanal
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5.3/ 7 1
103 Ratings & 64 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... Read More »
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Pillar Rocks, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Mountain
Pillar Rocks, Kodaikanal
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5.5/ 7 1
75 Ratings & 54 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 »
Bryant Park, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
Bryant Park, Kodaikanal
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5.5/ 7 1
61 Ratings & 45 Reviews
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... Read More »
"A place to wander"2 months ago "Entry fee is high"2 months ago
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Silver Cascade Falls, Kodaikanal
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5.4/ 7 1
59 Ratings & 39 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 »
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Berijam Lake, Kodaikanal
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5.7/ 7 1
53 Ratings & 39 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 »
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Dolphin's Nose, Kodaikanal
  • Type: View point
Dolphin's Nose, Kodaikanal
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5.7/ 7 1
48 Ratings & 35 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... Read More »
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Silent Valley View, Kodaikanal
  • Type: View point
Silent Valley View, Kodaikanal
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5.7/ 7 1
55 Ratings & 30 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 »
Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Temple
Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal
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5.7/ 7 1
39 Ratings & 29 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 »
Devil's Kitchen, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Valley
Devil's Kitchen, Kodaikanal
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5.3/ 7 1
29 Ratings & 16 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... Read More »
"Guna Caves"3 months ago "Difficult to go, but worth visiting"Jan 19, 2014
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Bear Shola Falls, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Water Fall
Bear Shola Falls, Kodaikanal
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4.7/ 7 1
21 Ratings & 12 Reviews
Bear Shola Falls, located at a distance of 2 km from the Kodaikanal Lake, is another popular tourist spot within the destination. Owing to the fact that in earlier days bears used to come to this fall for drinking water; thus, the falls has got its name as Bear Shola Falls.... Read More »
Subrahmanya temple, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Temple
Subrahmanya temple, Kodaikanal
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5.5/ 7 1
17 Ratings & 9 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 »
Flora and Fauna Museum, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Flora and Fauna Museum, Kodaikanal
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5.2/ 7 1
15 Ratings & 8 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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Lutheran Church, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Church
Lutheran Church, Kodaikanal
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5.2/ 7 1
10 Ratings & 5 Reviews
The beautiful Gothic structure, Lutheran Church was built in 1932. The adorned Church was adorned with stained glass window while detailed paintings and murals depict the life of Jesus Christ on the Church walls.  Read More »
  • Type: Church
Christ the King Church, Kodaikanal
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5.5/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Christ the King Church is a highly sacred shrine situated near the Coakers Walk in Kodaikanal. The building of this church was built by American Madurai Mission in 1895. Previously known as the Union Church, this Protestant Church from the colonial period has a clear influence... Read More »
Shenbaganur Museum, Kodaikanal
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Shenbaganur Museum, Kodaikanal
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5.9/ 7 1
8 Ratings & 4 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... Read More »
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  • Type: Historic Place
Dolmen Circle, Kodaikanal
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5.1/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Dolmen Circle, located in  proximity to Parvatha Vihar and the Pannikadu village, is one of the major attractions of the destination. The hill station of Kodaikanal has marked a place for itself on anthropology map, because of the presence of pre historic remains, which... Read More »
  • Type: Mountain
Perumal Peak, Kodaikanal
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5.6/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Perumal Peak, situated at about 11 km from Kodaikanal, is a preferred spot for trekking enthusiasts. Situated at an elevation of 2,440 m, Perumal Peak is the highest peak in Perumal Malai hills. Snuggled in the Western Ghats, this peak offers an excellent view of Nilgiri Hills... Read More »
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