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Coimbatore, situated on the banks of river Noyyal, is the third largest city of Tamil Nadu. The city is known as the Manchester of South India and is known for its textile factories, engineering firms, automobile parts manufacturers, health care facilities, educational institutions, and hospitality industries. The Coimbatore city is the headquarters of the Coimbatore District and has a number of tourist destinations which makes it a perfect destination for holidaying. It is a multi cultural city with temples, Gurudwaras and mosques. The city attracts large number of tourists each year by its beauty. Touristplacesinindia.com offers you complete information on all that you want to know about Coimbatore.

Siruvani Dam in Coimbatore,Coimbatore, Coimbatore city, Coimbatore Tourism, History of Coimbatore, Visit Coimbatore, Coimbatore tour, Coimbatore Hotels The city has a large number of recreational clubs and tourist spots for the tourist to visit. Important clubs include Coimbatore Golf Club, The Cosmopolitan Club, The Coimbatore Club and the Coimbatore Flying Club. The Coimbatore District also has two most important wildlife sanctuaries like the Madhumalai Sanctuary and Annamalai wildlife sanctuary. One can also visit Udhamandalam, popularly known as Ooty on the foothills of the Nilgiri Hills which once served as the summer capital of the British rulers in India and Kodaikanal, which is situated at the Southern tip of the Palini Hills and is one of the popular hill stations in South India. For religious tourists there are a large number of temples in the city, the most prominent among them include the Perur Patteeswara Swamy temple, Marudhamalai temple of Lord Muruga, Arulmigu AranganathaSwamy Thirukoil, Arulmigu Poondi Velliyangiriandavar Thirukoil, and the Arulmigu Eachanari Vinayagar Temple.

Fast Facts

Area 254 square km
Population 4271856
Literacy rate73%
Languages spoken: Hindi, English, Malayalam, Telegu and Tamil
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
STD Code 0422
Climate: moderate summers and mild winters
Clothing: Tropical
Rainfall: September to November

Temperature:

Summer- Max 34.7C; Min 21.1C and
Winters Max 32.2C and Min 19.2C
Rainfall 61.22 cm

There are a large number of luxury and budget hotels to provide accommodation and dining needs of the tourists. These hotels provide a comfortable and hassle free stay in the city. Besides this, the city is well connected by flights and trains from New Delhi, Bombay, Madras, Calcutta, Cochin and Bangalore. Peelamedu Airport situated about 10 Km from the City is the nearest airport and the Coimbatore Junction Railway station is the nearest railhead. The Central bus stand situated Gandhipuram is connected by luxury bus service from major states in India.

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