Places to visit
Marudhachalamurthy (Lord Muruga) Temple, Marudamalai is a popular 12th century hill temple build by Tamil kings during sangam period as shown in purananuru and dedicated to thamizh god murugan, situated near Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu, India. It is considered as the Seventh House of Lord Murugan. Like most Murugan temples, the temple is situated upon a hillock, part of the Western Ghats about 12 km west from the city of Coimbatore.Thai Poosam and other Murugan festivals are celebrated. The name ‘Marudham’ is derived from the native trees marudhamaram (Terminalia arjuna) present in the hill where the temple is situated and ‘malai’ inTamil language is meant hill or mountain. This Murugan temple is special since its in East face on the hill compared to other murugan temples on the hills.
Siruvani Waterfalls and the dam named after them are located 36 km (22 mi) west of coimbatore in the western ghats. The reservoir at siruvani was built for tamil nadu by the kerala government with funds collected by the Tamil Nadu government to meet the drinking water requirements of coimbatore. The gateways on either side of the road across the dam are typical of the Kerala and Tamil architectural styles. Siruvani is also home to certain tribals like the Mudugars and Irulars. Water from Siruvani River is renowned for its taste and mineral properties and Siruvani is 2nd tastiest water in the World . The view from the falls and the dam is a tourist attraction.
EACHANARI VINAYAGAR TEMPLE
KOVAI KUTRALAM FALLS
KovaiKutralam falls is an exhilarating water fall located in the scenic region of Siruvani. The water fall is about 37 kilometers away from Coimbatore city and the water fall is predominantly manifested for its exaltedness.
The water fall is set in the deepest fragment of the impenetrable woodland and due to this reason vacationers are not conceded to visit the falls after 5 pm. The key inception of drinking water in Coimbatore is supplied by Siruvani. Tourists cannot make their visit to this falls anytime because only few numbers of buses are available to visit the place. With a sterling panoramic view, the dam is a place that will leave you not just enchanted but also fill you with inner joy.
PERUR PATEESWARAR TEMPLE
Arulmigu Pateeswarar Swamy Temple, or the Perur Pateeswarar Temple, is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Pateeswarar located at a distance of 9 kilometers from the city of Coimbatore. The grand temple has immense religious, cultural and historical importance for the followers and devotees of Lord Pateeswarar who visit from all over the world to offer their prayers. This temple is also commonly known as the temple dedicated to Lord Nataraj. The ancient art work, paintings, sculptures and carvings attract art lovers too. Arulmigu Pateeswarar Swamy Temple is also one of the biggest temples in Coimbatore.
The Amaravathi Dam is adam constructed across the Amaravathi River. It is located at Amaravathinagar, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Udumalpet onSH 17 in the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary,Tirupur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The associated Amaravathi Reservoir is 9.31 square kilometres (3.59 sq mi) in area and 33.53 metres (110.0 ft) deep. The dam was built primarily for irrigation and flood control and now also has four megawatts of electrical generating capacity installed. It is notable for the significant population of mugger crocodiles living in its reservoir and catchment basin.