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About Ooty

Ooty, the colloquial of Ootacamund, is a popular hill station of South India in the Nilgiri District of Tamil Nadu. Also known as Udhagamandalam, it is a municipality and the district capital. The town lies at an altitude of 2286 m and has been......Read more on Ooty


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Ooty Botanical Gardens, Ooty
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When you visit Ooty, the first thing you will be asked to visit is the botanical gardens. Once inside, be prepared for a very long walk. You may be able to recognise the famous tree” out here where songs for many Indian films have been shot. It is an ideal place to relax in... Read More »
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Ooty Lake, Ooty
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Ooty Lake, Ooty
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Ooty Lake is an artificial lake, formed by John Sullivan, the founder of Ooty, in 1824. The artificial lake was formed by the mountain streams flowing down Ooty valley. This lake stretches for about 2.75 km, from the central bus stand, in an irregular ‘L’ shape.... Read More »
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Doddabetta Peak, Ooty
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Doddabetta Peak is the highest vantage point in Ooty, located at around 2,623 m. This peak is regarded as one of the highest peaks in South India, which lies at the junction of the Eastern and Western Ghats. The beautiful valley, plains of Coimbatore and the flat highlands of... Read More »
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Rose Garden, Ooty
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Rose Garden, Ooty
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Rose Garden covers around 10 acres of land, near the Charring Cross at Vijayanagaram. This garden comprises terraces with pergolas, rose tunnels and bowers with rose creepers. There are around 3600 varieties of roses in this garden. Tourists can visit this garden for... Read More »
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Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty
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Any tourist who comes to visit Ooty wants to travel by this train. This train has an interesting history apart from the vintage charm that it exudes. The Nilgiris toy train” connects Ooty to Mettupalyam at the foot of the Nilgiris. The Nilgiri Hill railway Read More »
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