"Manchester Of South India"

A City in Tamil Nadu, India

Interest Measure for Coimbatore

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Coimbatore from sea level:  1419 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  11.0167479°N, 76.9556460°E
Ecosystem:  Plain  

Food, Culture and Language at Coimbatore

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Tamil
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
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Why travel Coimbatore?

It is often referred to as the "Manchester of South India" due to its cotton production and textile industries. Coimbatore is also referred to as "Pump City" and it supplies two thirds of India's requirements of motors and pumps. Home to a plethora of temples, shrines and education centers, apart for being famous for its silk sarees, Coimbatore is also known as Kovai. Don’t miss the famous local markets to stock your bags with authentic silk sarees and other interesting local handicrafts which will surely be a value addition to your collection. Rev up your bargaining skills before you head out to local bazaars to get the best of deals.
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6 Places to visit and Things to do in Coimbatore

Dhyanalinga at Coimbatore


The Dhyanalinga is set amidst the lush dense forests at the foothills of the Velliangiri Mountains, the first of its kind to be completed in over 2000 years. Dhyanalinga, a powerful energy center for meditation. Dhyanalinga temple is devoted to Lord Shiva
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary at Coimbatore

Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary

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Indira Gandhi National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Coimbatore of Tamilnadu. Park has 250 species of birds. Park has some endangered species of animal - Bengal tiger, Indian elephant, Asiatic wild dog.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 4 hours
Marudhamalai Temple at Coimbatore

Marudhamalai Temple

Marudhamalai temple, the temple is situated on a hillock and the presiding deity is called Dhandayuthapan. A temple is devoted to Tamil God Murugan, son of Shiv Paarvathi. Come here and enjoy the tranquility.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Siruvani Waterfall at Coimbatore

Siruvani Waterfall

Siruvani Waterfalls, Kovai Kutralam Falls are located in Siruvani Hills in Tamil Nadu. Come here with family and friends to have a awesome weekend.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2.4 hours
Monkey Falls Coimbatore at Coimbatore

Monkey Falls Coimbatore

Monkey Falls are natural waterfalls located near the uphill ghat road Valparai on the Pollachi-Valparai road in the Anaimalai Hills range, in Coimbatore district. The river stream surrounded by the lush greenery originates from Valparai Hills.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Amaravathi Dam at Coimbatore

Amaravathi Dam

The Amaravathi Dam is a dam at Amaravathinagar, 25 kilometres south of Udumalpet in the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Tirupur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is notable for the significant population of Mugger Crocodiles living in its reservoir and catchment's basin. There is a well laid-out park where one may climb steep steps on the dam to have a picturesque view north of the plains below and south to the Anaimalai Hills and Palani Hills above.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours

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