A renowned heritage site in Coonoor is Sim's Park, where an exquisite botanical garden is present. Sim's park is a must visit sightseeing destination when in Coonoor. The park has a sprawling landscape with a captivating view of the 8 sections of the park. The section housing the Shola forests is the most fascinating one.
The botanical garden houses more than 1000 species of rare and common flora, a dream come true for botanists. A walk down the hill with majestic species of trees and the Shola forests add charm and mystery to the park. The location has a beautiful layout with the symmetric lawns and rock gardens and with a Japanese touch of pergolas and bridges. Children can play around to their heart's content in the tranquil oasis where you can unwind and relax. This piece of greenery also offers boating services to go around the park.