Enjoy Serenity With These 11 Things To Do In Coimbatore, India

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Let’s take a tour of this majestic land called Coimbatore which is located in the southern part of India. The monuments, temples, history, greenery and localities of the city make it marvelous and it definitely worth your visit. When you take a trip to South India, you must not forget to witness this beautiful land. There are a number of tourist spots that you can enjoy in the city. Planning a four to five day trip here would be an awesome idea.

1. Dhyanalinga Temple

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Let’s begin the tour with the most famous temple in the city and it is none other than Dhyanalinga temple. It is situated in the midst of the lush green forest at the feet of Velliangiri Mountain. Created by mystic and a yogi, thus, you will get the feel of yogic science in every corner of the architecture. The breathtaking architecture of the temple gives away a sense of pride for being able to witness this kind of art in the country. Sitting there and meditating gives you the eternal peace that you can never get in the hustle-bustle of the city life.

Dhyanalinga Temple

Address: Isha Yoga Centre, Velliangiri Foothills, Isha Vihar Post, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641114

Website: Dhyanalinga Temple

2. Marudhamalai Hill Temple

Marudhamalai Murugan temple Beautiful temple on the hill of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

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Another major tourist attraction in the city is Madhudhamalai Hill Temple. The divinity that this temple reflects is beyond measures. One can find peace and serenity in this ancient temple which is located in Western Ghat. It is said that the establishment of this temple dates back to 12th century. Its incredible design will take you back in the old times. Whether you are a devotee or an atheist, visiting this temple will certainly make your day and trip awesome.

Marudhamalai Hill Temple

Website: Marudhamalai Hill Temple

3. Peru Siva Temple

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The Peru Siva Temple holds a special place among all the ancient temples in the city of Coimbatore. Apart from the versatile carving work and artistic architecture of the temple, the atmosphere around it is something people are easily drawn at. This temple is one of the major tourist attractions. Built by Karikala Cholan – this temple is constructed on the bank of the river Noyyal. Visiting this temple would fill you up with serenity and devotion.

Peru Siva Temple

Address: Siruvani Perur, Siruvani Main Road, Perur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641010

4. Enchanari Vinayagar Temple

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The Enchanari Vinayagar Temple is devoted to Lord Vinayaga who is the first and foremost Hindu deity. It also symbolizes the Pranav-mantra “om” that is the sound of the universe. The calmness that this temple bestows can’t be described in words. You must visit this temple to get the feel of this.

Enchanari Vinayagar Temple

Address: Eachanari Vinayagar Temple, NH209, Eachanari, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641021

Website: Enchanari Vinayagar Temple

5. Kovai Kontadattam

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If you are looking for a special place to spend evening time amazingly, then Kovi Kontadattam is the theme park that can fulfill your this desire. It will confer you the experience of fun that you do not want to miss while you are in Coimbatore. It is a perfect place for families to visit. There are a plethora of water games that your kids would enjoy. Additionally, this theme park also has games for elders. Dashing car, wave pool and water dance are some of the attractions that you are going to enjoy there. It is so mesmerizing place that you can even spend your whole day here.

Kovai Kontadattam

Address: 2/347, Siruvani Main Road, Kalampalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641010

6. Kovai Kutralam Fall

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Located in the Western Ghat mountain range, Kovai Kutralam fall is loved by tourists from all over the places. This spectacular scenic spot is an ideal way to clear the chaos of the city from your mind. To experience a blissful day, this beautiful waterfall in Coimbatore will be the best to visit. Take a bath in its crystal clear and cold water. This is something you will remember forever.

Kovai Kutralam Fall

Address: Noyyal River, Coimbatore

7. Monkey Falls

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Monkey Fall is located about 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Pollachi en route to Valparaiso. Spending leisure time at this waterfall is a great way of relaxation and having a soul soothing experience. The origin of this waterfall lies in Valparai hill ranges. You would be astonished to see the wider range of flora and fauna this waterfall offers. Over the weekends, this waterfall attracts a number of tourists.

Monkey Falls

Address: Aalliyar Reserve Forest, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 642101

8. Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple

Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple

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The mesmerizing architecture of the temple and its historical significance makes this temple extravagant. Being in a city where you find numerous spellbinding temples, it is vital that you should pay a visit to its primary old temples. This temple is dedicated to Lord Subramaniyar and it is the most popular pilgrimage temple in the entire city. It is best to visit this temple early in the morning and start your day with the blessings of Lord Subramaniyar. This temple has a natural water spring which is believed to possess several medicinal values. That is why many devotees can be spotted either taking a bath here or carrying that water in bottles.

Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple

Website: Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple

9. Ayyappan Temple

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The prominent Ayyapan temple in the city is a pilgrimage hub. This is an ancient temple and each day countless devotees from across the world visit this temple. This ancient temple is opened to all the faiths and anyone can visit this holy Hindu place, but you need to follow certain customs of the temple strictly like every other devotee does. The pilgrimage of this temple begins in the month of November and ends in the month of January.

Ayyappan Temple

Website: Ayyappan Temple

10. Vydehi Falls

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The scenery and a mystic feel are what Vydehi falls would offer you. This gigantic fall is 35 kilometers (22 miles) away from the Coimbatore city. If you are searching for a peaceful location surrounding with beautiful nature, then you will fall in love with this place. Dive in the mesmerizing beauty of this waterfall and experience what you have never felt so far in your life.

Vydehi Falls

Address: Narasipuram, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu.

11. Marudhamalai Temple

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This ancient temple is dedicated to a Hindu deity Murugan. It is one of the most popular holy temples. It was built in the 12th century in the Dravidian style architecture. It is located 15 kilometers (9 miles) west of Coimbatore amid lush green mountains.

Marudamalai Temple

Address: Walking Path-Maruthamalai Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Thadagam R.F., Tamil Nadu 641046

Website: Marudhamalai Temple

Enjoy a life changing vacation!

What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and give your soul a chance to grasp the serenity that it is seeking by visiting Coimbatore. Do not forget to cover the above listed places. These places will give you a lifetime experience that you would emboss in your memories.

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