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What to Do in Coimbatore


8 Things To Do In Coimbatore


1. Coimbatore is popular for its engineering goods and textile mills. If you want to make some shopping here then you can buy the readymade garments, saris and other clothing. The electrical motors are available at much reduced prices. There is a big second hand market for these goods and timber products near Ukkadam and many people from all over the state come here to purchase them.


2. When you are at Coimbatore do not forget to taste the Siruvani Water which is considered to be the second tastiest water in the world after Nile.


3. There are many temples in and around Coimbatore such as Anjeneyar Kovil, Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple, Eechanaari Vinayaga Temple, Perur Shiva Temple and Velliengiri Hill Temple. If you are a spiritually oriented person then you may spend time to visit these holy places.



4. Visit one of the theme parks in Coimbatore. They guarantee you one full day fun. Some of them located near Coimbatore are Kovai Kondattam on the way to Siruvani Dam, Maharaja Water Theme Park near Neelambur in Avanashi Road and Black Thunder near Ooty foothills.


5. The best places for buying souvenirs and for doing other shopping are RS Puram, Cross Cut Road, Town Hall Area and Oppanakkara Street. Many mega cloth shops are located here.


6. Taste the South Indian delicacies served on banana leaves in one of the many vegetarian outlets of Coimbatore. You will find the taste lingering on your tongue for long.


7. Coimbatore is famous for its Dhabas. Many of them have bars attached and if you are interesting in drinking then they will become favorite places for you. They have individual huts that accommodate a group and if you are going with a group of friends, this will be a best hangout place at nights.


8. Visit the nearby hill stations like Ooty, Munnar and Valparai and you will get unique adventures when you spend your time in the nearby wildlife sanctuaries such as Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary, Anamalai Wild Life Sanctuary and Top Slip.


Last Updated: 05/08/2012

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