Here are the top 27 tourist attractions to see in Coimbatore:

1. Vydehi Falls

3.2 /5

22 km
from city center
1 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

The Vydehi water falls is situated some 35 km away from the Coimbatore city. People who pay a visit to Coimbatore must make it a point to visit the Vydehi water falls, as it is one of the most familiar water fall and is highly known for its magnificence.

2. Adiyogi Shiva Statue

24 km
from city center
2 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Surrounded by verdant green farms at the foothills of Velliangiri Mountains in the Western Ghats, Adiyogi Shiva Statue is the world’s biggest bust statue dedicated to the celebrated Hindu deity Shiva, which is carved out of 500 tonnes of steel. Located in the Isha Yoga Complex in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, the sculpture stands tall at a height of 112 feet.

3. Kovai Kondattam

4.2 /5 View 6+ photos

9 km
from city center
3 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Kovai Kondattam is an amusement park located about 2 kilometres away from Perur, in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. A fun-filled destination ideal for spending hours of unending entertainment with friends and family, Kodai Kondattam is an eco-friendly theme park. The park was built by Tamil actor Vijay and caters to al large base of visitors with its numerous water-based and dry rides

4. Marudhamalai Hill Temple

3.6 /5

11 km
from city center
4 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

The Marudhamalai hill temple is located at a towering height of 500 ft in the highland on the Western Ghats. 15 kms away to north-west of Coimbatore city, the temple has an excellent invigorating atmosphere. Vehicles are allowed to pass through the Marudhamalai temple and the devasthanam has granted three buses from the low slope of the hill to get through the temple on top.

5. Sree Ayyappan Temple

3.7 /5

5 km
from city center
5 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Located in the centre of the city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India; the Sree Ayyappan Temple is a significant temple that is dedicated to Lord Sree Ayyappa. This temple in Coimbatore has been built on the same lines as of the original Sabarimala Temple in Kerala

6. Velliangiri Hill Temple

3.2 /5

29 km
from city center
6 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Velliangiri Hill Temple is situated some 40 km away from the city Of Coimbatore. The temple has essentially been dedicated to Lord Siva and sits on the Velliangiri Hill which has an imperial altitude of 6000 feet. The Velliangiri hill temple is contemplated to be the most conspicuous worship abode in and around Coimbatore and an immense number of tourist groups visit this hill temple to offer their prayers.

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7. Monkey Falls

3.7 /5 View 6+ photos

62 km
from city center
7 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

The Monkey falls is an exemplary and archetypal out-of-doors coffee break spot, which is situated some 65 kilometers away from Coimbatore city and it is some 27 kilometer away from Pollachi on Coimbatore-Pollachi-Valparai main road.

8. VOC Park and Zoo

2 km
from city center
8 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

VOC Park & Zoo is an Amusement Park and Zoological Garden mostly visited by locals of Coimbatore for recreational purposes. This is a preferred picnic spot for families who get their kids to have a wonderful time and introduce their children to the world of animals. The park has a play area for the kids, an aquarium and a Jurassic Park where not just children but even adults can have fun.

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9. Nilgiri Biosphere Nature Park

24 km
from city center
9 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Established in 1936, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve or Nilgiri Biosphere Nature Park is an initiative of the government to preserve the rich flora and fauna of the Nilgiris. The park boasts of over 430 species of 25,000 plants in addition to several species of mammals, reptiles, birds etc.

10. Kodiveri Dam

63 km
from city center
10 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Situated on the Bhavani River near Gobichettipalayam in Tamil Nadu, Kodiveri Dam is a scenic picnic spot and a major tourist attraction in the place. The dam is not only a tourist spot but it also provides irrigation water for over 25000 hectares of land.

11. Perur Pateeswarar Temple

3.6 /5

6 km
from city center
11 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

The Perur Siva Temple is situated at around 6 km away in the west of Coimbatore. The temple was built by the Karikala Cholan and has been constructed marvelously on the banks of the river Noyyal.

12. Siruvani Waterfalls

3.2 /5

31 km
from city center
12 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Kovai Kutralam 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.

13. Siruvani Dam

3.2 /5

33 km
from city center
13 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

The Siruvani falls and dam is situated some 37 kilometers to the west of Coimbatore city amidst the lush green Western Ghats. The river is clean and offers to its visitors some sensationally tasty water.

14. Isha Yoga Center

1 km
from city center
14 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Isha Yoga Ashram in India is a non-profit and non-religious center, which has been drawing innumerable people from different parts of the globe since a long time. The ashram and yoga center has been founded by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. 

15. Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple

3.2 /5

27 km
from city center
15 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

The Anubhavi Subramaniar temple is one of the most famous temples situated in close proximity to Coimbatore. With a spiritual aura known for its uniqueness, this temple is visited by vacationers and locals alike.

16. Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

3.2 /5

11 km
from city center
16 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Within half an hour's drive from the city of Coimbatore stands the shrine of Vinayagar at Eachanari dedicated to the Elephant God Ganesh. The temple follows typical Dravidian style architecture and is imbibed with a peaceful spiritual vibe around it.

17. Brookefields Mall

1 km
from city center
17 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Brookefields Mall is an attraction famous for shopping and recreational activities in Coimbatore. From apparel to shoes and accessories, you name it, and they have it. It is a perfect place to buy stylish and trendy outfits or to put a look together for an important event.

18. Gedee Car Museum

3 km
from city center
18 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Gedee Car Museum is one of the few places in India where one can find cars made in Britain, Japan, France, Germany and America under one roof. The collection of cars is extremely well maintained and all the relevant information about the cars on display is mentioned for visitors to learn. It is, therefore, a favourite attraction for automobile freaks and engineering students.

19. Masani Amman Temple

3 km
from city center
19 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Masani Amman Temple is a temple dedicated to Masani Devi, who is also known as Shakti Devi. Situated at the confluence of the Uppar Stream and River Aliyar, the temple is a major attraction for not just the devotees of Masani Devi but also for tourists visiting Coimbatore from all around the world.

20. Puliakulam Vinayagar Temple

4 km
from city center
20 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Mundhi Vinayagur Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The most important feature of the temple that makes is a major attraction in the city is the idol of Lord Ganesha which, at a height of 20 feet and width of 11 feet, is the largest idol of the deity carved in stone.

21. Black Thunder

34 km
from city center
21 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Black Thunder Theme Park is a wonderful picnic spot in Coimbatore. Right from Dashing Boats, Volcano, Dragon Coaster, Kiddies pool, Wave pool to a Wild River Ride the park has rides to suit every age group.

22. Naga Sai Mandir

1 km
from city center
22 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Sri Naga Sai Temple is dedicated to Sai Baba and is a famous attraction for the believers and followers of Sai Baba. This is one of the few temples of Sai Baba found in the southern part of the country.

23. Ramar Temple

10 km
from city center
23 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Ramar Temple is the only temple where the idols of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita are seen facing each other depicting their love and admiration for each other. It is a well-maintained and clean temple where devotees can offer their prayers and sit in solitude before they resume their daily work.

24. TNAU Botanical Garden

3 km
from city center
24 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Spread over an area of around 300 acres in Coimbatore, TNAU Botanical Garden boasts of some rare varieties of trees, shrubs and herbs. The garden is very well-maintained and vibrantly blooms with flowers including roses, marigold, carnations, chrysanthemums, lilies etc.

25. Aliyar Dam Reservoir Park

60 km
from city center
25 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Aliyar Dam Reservoir Park is situated adjacent to the dam at the foothills of Anamalai Hills in Western Ghats. The park boasts of well-maintained gardens, orderly green lawns, swings for kids and play area etc.

26. Nehru Park

4 km
from city center
26 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Nehru Park is one of the popular parks in Coimbatore. It houses a massive statue of Jawaharlal Nehru- the first Prime Minister of India. Besides, it has well-maintained gardens, swings, jogging track and spaces for yoga and meditation etc.

27. Gass Forest Museum

1 km
from city center
27 out of 27
places to visit in Coimbatore

Gass Forest Museum is a natural history museum in Coimbatore located inside the premises of the Forest College Campus. The museum has several relics of wild and domestic animals stuffed and preserved to make them look real. It invites a lot of tourist influx all through the year.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Coimbatore?

Day 1: Start your trip by visiting the temples of Coimbatore on the first day. Begin with Marudhamalai Murugan Temple located in the highland on the Western Ghats. Next, take a trip to the Perur Patteeswara Swamy temple on the banks of Noyyal River. In the evening while returning to Coimbatore City, pay a visit to one of the ancient temples of Coimbatore, Eachanari Vinayagar Temple.

Day 2: Spend the second day among the flora and fauna of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park. Next, you can head towards the Monkey falls and spend some time besides the refreshing waterfalls before heading back to Coimbatore City in the evening. End your trip with a lip-smacking dinner at Bike and Barrel Restaurant which serves several European and Indian cuisines.

What are the top activities in Coimbatore?

The top activities in Coimbatore are Day Out at The Country Club Jade Beach Resort, Day Out at V G P Golden Beach Resort, Day Out at Hudson Hotels and Resorts, Camping in Yelagiri with Multi Adventure Activities, Camping in Kodaikanal With Multi Adventure Activities, Day Out at Sea La Vie Covelong Beach Resort, Chennai.

What are the top sightseeing places in Coimbatore?

The top sightseeing places in Coimbatore are Vydehi Falls, Kovai Kondattam, Marudhamalai Hill Temple, Adiyogi Shiva Statue, Velliangiri Hill Temple, Perur Pateeswarar Temple.

How can I commute within Coimbatore?

Travelling around the city of Coimbatore is quite easy, as many auto rickshaws, buses and call taxis are available for tourists and visitors. You can opt for the mode of travel that best suits your requirements. You can travel from Gandhi Park to Gandhi Park in Bus Route Number 7 in under INR 10 and get a feel and view of the city.
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What are the top restaurants in Coimbatore?

The best places to eat in Coimbatore are Nalukattu, Annalakshmi Restaurant, Thats y On the Go, Chin Chin, Pavilion, Shree Anandhaas. You can see all the places to eat in Coimbatore here
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