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Coimbatore Connect. Rail, Road, Air.
Tourist Attractions, Siruvani, Kovai Kutralam, Black Thunder etc.
Multiple Religions Coimbatore comprises of multi-ethnic, multi-religion, multi-language society
Coimbatore The Industrial and IT Hubs. Tidel Park, Kgisl, SIDCO etc.
Several Water SourcesSirvani Contains the Sweetest and Purest Water. Other Dams in the city are Bhavi sagar, Aliyar Dams.
City of Education.More than 40 Schools, 60 Colleges and 16 Universities.

Coimbatore

Coimbatore is a major industrial city in Tamil Nadu, often likened to being the Manchester or Detroit of Southern India. It's famous for the manufacture of motor pump sets and varied engineering goods. Coimbatore is known for its various industries, engineering goods, textile mills, educational institutions, health care facilities, pleasant weather, friendly culture and hospitality. There is a significant minority of people of North and West Indian origin in Coimbatore which gives it a cosmopolitan outlook. The Tamil spoken here is called Kongu Tamil. Other languages spoken include English, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada. People here in South India are very friendly & well-mannered.

Except for early summer it otherwise has a very pleasant climate throughout the year, similar to a resort town. It's one of the upcoming Information Technology Hub with new initiatives from the State Govt. Has the pride of having the world's second tastiest water "Siruvani Water" after Nile. Coimbatore is an orthodox city. It has developed in terms of wealth; however the general populace is still down to earth. People here don't have a flashy lifestyle, they are generally very content. Most of all the people in Coimbatore are known for the respect displayed in language towards everyone. The city has six major arterial roads and three National Highways, NH-47 (Kanyakumari-Salem), NH-67 (Nagapattinam-Ooty) and NH-209 (Bangalore-Dindigul) passing through the city. The city has a civil airport at Peelamedu and an Airforce base at Sulur. Broad Gauge trains connect to all parts of India. A by-pass tollway was built recently to avoid unnecessary traffic into the city.

Temples in and around Coimbatore are:
  • Anjeneyar Kovil: Esso Bunk, Peelamedu. This Temple was recently constructed in one of the calmest localities.Offers great peace of mind and is open in the morning till 12.00PM and opens again from 5.00PM for public. Dont miss various alangaarams done for the God.
  • Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple at the Isha Yoga Centre.
  • Eachanaari Vinayaga Temple in Pollachi road.
  • Marudhamalai Hill Temple Anubhavi Subramniar temple which has a natural spring that spurts water throughout the year.
  • Perur Pateeshwarar Temple a siva temple which is more than 1000 years old with wonderful sculptures.
  • Asia's biggest statue of Lord Ganesha temple in Puliakulam.
  • Velliengiri hills and temple is a famous temple with a long lasting history, which is also known south Kailash. Other temples are Ayappan Pooja Sangam in Ramnagar and Ayyappan temple in New Siddhapudur, Sringeri Saradha Koil, Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Saibaba colony, Koniamman temple and Ramar temple in Ramnagar near Gandhipuram bus stand. Isha Yoga Center's SHIVA TEMPLE - Worth visiting -20 km from city. The famous Palani temple devoted to Lord Muruga is 100 km from Coimbatore.

Other Coimbatore Atractions:

  • Athar Jamaat Masjid, (Located in Big Bazaar Street). A famous 100 years old Masjid
  • G.D.Naidu Museum, (Located in Avinashi Road). 8 AM to 4.30PM except on sundays. A must visit for all science history enthusiasts. Interesting collection of inventions by G.D.Naidu who is also referred as Edison of India. Interesting science experiments. One can also see the history of Industrialisation in Coimbatore. Also on display an old motor bike which G.D.Naidu learned to assemble from an British officer after which he interested in engineering. A Germany Gift shop is attached with the museum where one can buy interesting Toys from Germany. Children will enjoy a lot. Entrance free.

There are three good water theme parks Black Thunder Near Ooty foot hills Kovai Kondattam enroute to Siruvani Dam and Maharaja Water Theme Park near Neelambur, Avinashi Road. The entry fees are 300 to 350 for adults, while children get a discount of Rs 50-100 per head.

References: Wikipedia, All Images are obtained from google search.

Coimbatore,TN, India