Erode Experience: District head quarters with lot of textile traders around. This place is also one of the major turmeric markets in India. Place is small with few industries around such as cement and paper.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Food is average and is available only in prescribed windows. Those who want to buy textiles can go to Monday Market on Mondays where good quality textile is available at a cheap price.
Activities & things to do: There are few temples in the vicinity of the town such as Bhavani where river Bhavani flows into Cauvery. Another place is Sathyamangalam which is in foothills of western Ghats. You can also go to Karnataka through Thimbam forests by crossing over ghat road which has got beautiful scenic spots and hairpin bends.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Well connected by train and road. Most of the night trains will reach Erode in odd hours. Better to take a day train which are in plenty to reach the place.
HolidayIQ.com is a premier holiday information portal powered by India's first & biggest travel community; enabling travellers to first discover numerous vacation choices, then plan holiday trips in full detail and finally, share holiday experiences with millions of other travellers.