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  • Location: Karnataka,India -641001
  • Nearest Airport: Coimbatore Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Coimbatore Railway Station

Coimbatore tourist Guide


Coimbatore tourist Guide: Overview

Coimbatore also known as Kovai is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the banks of the Noyyal River surrounded by the Western Ghats, it is the second largest city in the state after Chennai and 16th largest urban agglomeration in India. Coimbatore is the third largest city in Tamilnadu, with a population of more than 15 lakhs. Coimbatore is also famous for the manufacture of motor pump sets and varied engineering goods, due to which it has earned the title “Detroit of the South". The Development of Hydro electricity from the Pykara Falls in the 1930s led to a cotton boom in Coimbatore. The result has been a strong economy and a reputation as one of the greatest industrial cities in South India.  Coimbatore still remains one of the most pollution free cities in India. Covering an area of 23.5 square kilometers, the city houses some of the biggest names in Indian Industry.


Why you must visit Coimbatore

Coimbatore is very famous and vast city in the state of Tamil Nadu which is famous through business city of the India. Coimbatore attracts thousands of people to visit and get happy holiday trips and have a good chance to explore your holiday and to get general Information of Tamil peoples and their culture, Life styles etc. Holiday Travel Pvt Ltd suggests you to visit to know their culture hospitality and good environment of Tamil Nadu and enjoys most beautiful and attractive places of Coimbatore which makes your holiday perfect. Don’t waste your time just go ahead to enjoy real happiness with good culture.


About Coimbatore City

Coimbatore is the third largest city in Tamilnadu, With a population of more than 15 lakhs. There are more than 30,000 tiny small, medium and large industries and textile mills. The city is known for its entrepreneurship of its residents. The climate is comfortable round the year.The places around Coimbatore also are interesting tourist destinations. The serene natural surroundings, quaint locales and the diverse fauna charm all. Some popular one include Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Siruvania Waterfalls, Thirumoorthy temple and Bhavani. It also serves as connecting point to neighbouring Kerala and Udhagamandalam (Ooty).


Location of Coimbotore: Located in the foothills of the Nilgiri, Coimbatore is an industrial city of Tamil Nadu. The city, an important textile-manufacturing centre, is sometimes refered as ’Manchester of South India’. There are over a hundred textile mills in the Coimbatore region apart from numerous other manufacturing units of engineering equipment and electronic items. Coimbatore’s history dates back to the 2nd century AD when it was a small tribal village called Kongunad. The first of the early Cholas, Karikalan brought Kongunad under Chola control. The Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Hoysalas. Pandyas, and the Vijayanagara have all ruled over the city. British changed its name to Coimbatore. The city’s proximity to the Nilgiri hills imparts a pleasant climate. Summers are hot and winters are mild. Coimbatore experiences rains in October-November, brought about by the north-eastern monsoon.


Coimbatore Agricultural University:   The city is also known for it's educational institutions. Coimbatore Agricultural University is renowned as one of the best colleges of it's kind in South Asia. In spite of it's industrial and technological growth, traditions and age old customs are still held in high esteem. The temples bear witness to the religiousness and love of art and architecture of the people. There are also a number of places of tourist interest around Coimbatore. Ootacamund (Ooty for short), is one of the most popular tourist spots in India. 


Hotels in Coimbatore

Standard Hotel: Horizon Heights Serviced Residence – TA Rank (4.0) Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: CAG Pride – TA Rank (4.5) Certificate of Excellence

Luxury Hotel:  Vivanta By Taj Surya – TA Rank (4.5) Certificate of Excellence


Places to visit in Coimbatore

Marudamalai Temple: Marudhamalai Murugan temple is perched on top of the Marudhamalai hills on the west side of this city. Subramaniyaswami Temple, Marudamalai is a popular 12th century hill temple dedicated to Hindu god Murugan, situated near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. the temple is situated upon a hillock, part of the Western Ghats about 12 km west from the city of Coimbatore.


 Eachanari Vinayagar Temple: Lord Vinayaga is venerated as the foremost God of the Universe. He is glorified as the chief of the Vedas he is the flame of wisdom. A pilgrims' paradise, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple is situated in Coimbatore city. Acclaimed to be one of the most ancient temples in Coimbatore city, its origin dates back to the 1500 A.D. Vinayagar, or famously known as Lord Ganesha is the main deity of this temple and this temple lays close to the hearts of all ganesha devotees



Perur Pateeswarar Temple: Perur Pateeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located at Perur, in western part of Coimbatore in state of Tamil Nadu in India. The temple is located 7 km west of the Noyyal River and has been patronized by poets like Arunagirinathar and Kachiappa Munivar. Lord Shiva, known as ‘Patteeswarar’, is the presiding deity of this temple together with his consort Parvati. Perur Pateeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Perur, in western part of Coimbatore in state of Tamil Nadu in India.


Siruvani Waterfalls: Siruvani Waterfalls and the dam named after them are located 35 km. Siruvani Waterfalls (also called as Kovai Kutralam Falls) are located in Siruvani Hills in Tamil Nadu. These falls formed by Siruvani River are located in dense forest. The falls can be reached by about 4 Kms trek from the nearest road point between Siruvani Dam and Madavarayapuram. The falls are best seen in monsoon season between June and October. The upper part of the falls is dangerous with deep cliffs and tourist usually enjoy the beauty and bathing at bottom of the falls.


Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple: Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple is an ancient temple situated in the outskirts of Coimbatore & it is located on the Anaikatty highway. The shrine is an ideal place for solitude seekers. Besides, the dense forest in the region provides shelter to several animals, elephants being most noteworthy among these. The beautiful scenery of Western Ghats makes the devotees to love this temple the temple is quite famous for its heavenly touch and the tourists can never miss a chance to make a visit to this place


Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary: The Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park is situated at the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka on the North Eastern Slopes of the Nilgiris part of Western Ghats descending to the Mysore Plateau. The place is rich in its bio-diversity especially the avifauna (Birds). The river Moyar that flows along the border or Tamil Nadu and Karnataka separates the two. The Mysore - Ooty highway runs through the park.


Dhyanalinga Temple: The Dhyanalinga is a Yogic temple located 30 km from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The temple was consecrated by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, a yogi and mystic. The sacred land of India has been witness to the lives of countless sidhas, seers and Enlightened beings. The Dhyanalinga is very much a part of this glorious tradition.


Black Thunder Theme Park: Black Thunder is a water theme park located in Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated at the foot of Nilgiris near Mettupalayam, in Coimbatore 40 km north of the city and occupies an area of about 75 acres (300,000 m2). The park offers about 49 rides, Surf Hill and the Wild River Ride notable among them.


Kovai Kutralam Falls: Kovai Kutralam is a scenic spot with a gentle waterfall originating on the Siruvani hill ranges. It is located on the western ghat mountain range that lies to the west of this city at a distance of about 35 kms from Coimbatore.



How to Reach Coimbatore

By Flight: There are regular flights from other major cities of the country to Coimbatore. Coimbatore Airport, commonly known as the Peelamedu Airport, is situated at a distance of 10 km from the heart of the city.

By Bus: You can easily get regular buses to Coimbatore from other major cities of the country. Nearby cites have convenient

By Train: Coimbatore is well connected with all the major cities of India. Regular basis train running from nearby cities of Tamil Nadu.



Best Restaurants in Coimbatore

Barbeque Nation Hospitality:  Barbeque Nation is an Indian restaurant chain owned by Indore-based Sayaji Hotels Limited. It consist of veg and non veg both variety of food in your budget and they arranged well buffet lunch, Breakfast and Dinner according to week which is given below



Veg Lunch Buffet (Mon-Sat) @ Rs.589 All Inclusive

Non Veg Lunch Buffet (Mon-Sat) @ Rs.706 All Inclusive

Veg Lunch Buffet (Sun) @ Rs 695 All Inclusive

Non Veg Lunch Buffet (Sun) @ Rs. 807 All Inclusive

Veg Dinner Buffet (Mon-Tue) @ Rs.628 All Inclusive

Non-Veg Dinner Buffet (Mon-Tue) @ Rs.740 All Inclusive

Veg Dinner Buffet (Wed-Sun) @ Rs.846 All Inclusive

Non-Veg Dinner Buffet (Wed-Sun) @ Rs.959 All Inclusive


Shree Annapoorna: The Annapoorna chain was started in the early 1960s by K. Dhamodarasamy Naidu as a catering unit in Kennedy Movie Theater in R. S. Puram, Coimbatore. It provide huge variety of south Indian food and beloved like a south treadtion.


About Coimbatore Culture

Culture of Coimbatore Popularly called as the "Manchester of South India", the culture of Coimbatore is distinctly different from that of any other city in India. The culture of Coimbatore is known to be very diverse, with a host of people from different parts of the country settled in the city. The city is now more popularly referred to as a cosmopolitan hub.



Famous Food to Eat in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is very famous city of Tamil Nadu and it consist of not only temples and sightseeing but tourist attracts here for its culture and cuisines. It has wide variety of food items with mouth watering taste. Such specialty food item is given below

Idli and Sambher: It is very most common and famous dish of South India. Idli sambar is not only popular in India but throughout the world. This amazing recipe is native to South India and is loved by all sorts of foodies


Dosa: Dosa is very tasty and delicious dish which is wide famous in all around the world. Dosas are a staple food in all the southern states of India, Tamil nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana. These have been existing since centuries and have been mentioned in both Tamil and Kannada works of ancient days. Dosa is a type of pancake made from a fermented batter. ... Dosa is a typical part of the South Indian diet and popular all over the Indian subcontinent. Traditionally, Dosa is served hot along with sambar and chutney


Kaalaan: It is dish prepared from chopped mushroom in spicy water based curry and served with coriander leaves and chopped onions, But unlike other cosmopolitan cities.


Places to visit around Coimbatore

Coimbatore is very big city in the state of Tamil Nadu and it attracts thousands of tourists to visit and indulge in the activity, Climate and beautiful sightseeing of Coimbatore. Many cities around Coimbatore have famous places to visit and enjoy their holidays which is mentioned below


Munnar:  Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. This hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. There is much more about Munnar that simply cannot be put in words. We totally informed about this magnificent hill retreat before embarking on a tour.


Ooty:  Ooty or Udhagamandalam is located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is said to be Queen of The Hills’, Ooty is one of the most serene hill stations you can ever visit. The word ‘Nilgiris’.


Language used in Coimbatore

Tamil is the principal official language and Kongu Tamil, a variant of Tamil and English are widely spoken with a small proportion speaking Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada.


Best time to visit in Coimbatore

The best time to visit Coimbatore is from September to March when the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing. The most favorable months to make a visit to Coimbatore is between December


Festivals and Events in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is plays an important role in celebrating all the possible festivals of India but it has some most famous festival which is celebrate in only Tamil out of this famous such festival is menyioned below

The main festivals in Coimbatore are the Natyanjali Festival and the Koniamman Car Festival that are celebrated with great fervor.  

The Natyanjali Festival is celebrated during February-March. The festival starts on Mahashivratri, as it is a special festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. Natyanjali is a five day festival and one of the significant festivals of Coimbatore



FAQ - What is where...?


What to buy and shop in "Coimbatore

You can buy cotton spinning from Coimbatore


Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Coimbatore"

Cross-Cut Road is famous for Souvenirs


Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Coimbatore"

Textile kings in Coimbatore


Where to have best food in "Coimbatore"

Barbeque Nation Hospitality



Where to stay in "Coimbatore"


Coimbatore offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Hotel: Horizon Heights Serviced Residence – TA Rank (4.0)Certificate of Excellnece

Deluxe Hotel: CAG Pride – TA Rank (4.5)Certificate of Excellnece

Luxury Hotel:  Vivanta By Taj Surya – TA Rank (4.5)Certificate of Excellnece



Where to drink in "Coimbatore"



Best Bars in "Coimbatore"

Flames Bar


Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Coimbatore"

Bombay Brasserie

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