Here are the top 17 tourist attractions to see in Coonoor:

1. Law's Falls

3.2 /5

5 kms
from city center
1 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

About 7 km outside the town of Coonoor, Law's Falls is an amazing destination for picnic and to be in the lap of nature. Situated on the Mettupalayam-Coonoor-Ooty route, the falls has height of over 180 ft surrounded by thick natural forests. A lovely place to be for naturalists and children.

2. Sim's Park

Must visit 3.6 /5

1 kms
from city center
2 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

A wonderful treasure trove of some of the most exquisite plant species in the world, the Sim's Park is an important sightseeing destination, if in Coonoor.

3. Lamb's Rock

Must visit 3.6 /5

3 kms
from city center
3 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

The Lamb's Rock is just 8 km outside Coonoor while on the way to Dolphin's Nose. The place provides some fascinating views of the Coimbatore Plains and the Coonoor hills.

4. Dolphin's Nose

Must visit 3.5 /5

3 kms
from city center
4 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Situated about 10 km from Coonoor, Dolphin's Nose is regarded as a must visit place if in Coonoor. It is known to provide the most amazing panoramic view of not only the Nilgiri Hills but also the Catherine Falls too.

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5. Shopping in Coonoor

3.0 /5

1 kms
from city center
5 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Coonoor is a great place for shopping some eating items such as Gourmet cheese, tea, spices, honey and home-made jams. There are also some shops selling embroidered linen too.

6. Highfield Tea Estate

3.6 /5

1 kms
from city center
6 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Highfield Tea Factory is a place that's drenched with the smell of fresh tea that's being brewed. 2km northeast of upper Coonoor is this Nilgiris of the western ghat. Coonoor is situated 19 km away from its sister hilltop Ooty.

7. Rallia Dam

3.5 /5

1 kms
from city center
7 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Around 9 km from Coonoor on the Wellington road is Rallia Dam. It is a beautiful spot for trekking amidst the forest. The dam is an age-old that's providing water to the residents of Coonoor.

8. Droog Fort

3.4 /5

4 kms
from city center
8 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Droog fort is a historical place located 15km from the foothills of the Nilgiris. As per the legend, a demon resided at the fort many years back hence it is otherwise called Bakasura Malai. In the 18th century, Tipu Sultan used the fort as an outpost which is now a ruin with a wall remaining. Nestled 1800 metres above sea level, this enchanting fort is over the western ghats. It attracts travellers from all over the country. Apart from the only wall over the ruins, the air is mixed with the scent of eucalyptus oil and coffee beans.

9. Nilgiri's Store

3.2 /5

1 kms
from city center
9 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Situated just next door to Bedford Circle, this little shop sells the finest gourmet cheese one can find anywhere else in India. They have different varieties such as Gouda, Colby, Monterey Jack, Cheddar, Haloumi etc. at affordable prices.

10. The Taj Garden Retreat

3.2 /5

1 kms
from city center
10 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

The bar in the Taj Retreat is wonderful place to be during the evening to enjoy drinks and cocktails with friends while gorging delicious food. The place has a very nice ambience to it but as usual is pretty costly.

11. Hidden Valley

3.3 /5

13 kms
from city center
11 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Hidden Valley is all about exploring the unexplored places of Coonoor. This inaccessible place is an unusual location that gives its visitors a scenic picturesque. Hence making it a thrilling place to visit. Nestled on verdant greenery on the outskirts of Coonoor, this place is an excellent getaway for adventure enthusiasts. Mountaineering, rock climbing, and trekking are the other attractions of Hidden Valley.

12. Ketti Valley

8 kms
from city center
12 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Located in the beautiful hills extending from Coonoor to Ooty in Tamil Nadu is the beautiful Ketti Valley. The best way to visit this beautiful valley, that is if you want to really feel its beauty is to take the toy train which is like a 20-25 minute ride. If you are a lover of culture and have an interest in learning the culture of Tamil Nadu, then a visit to Ketti Valley has to be on your To-Do list. The Ketti Valley is also famous for bird watching and especially trekking. Being the second largest gorge in the world, the Ketti Valley is a natural beauty surrounded by the beautiful blue mountains( Nilgiri hills). Don’t forget to visit the famous Shiva Lingam temple, the tea gardens and also to mention the amazing waterfalls in the area.

13. Keystone Foundation

3.2 /5

11 kms
from city center
13 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Keystone is the place to be if you want to buy some deliciously made honey and spices as well as local handicrafts and garments.

14. St George's Church

3.5 /5

2 kms
from city center
14 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

St George's church is an essential tourists attraction. Constructed in the year 1926, the church is a beautiful remnant of the gothic structure of the British era. It is an archetypal cantonment church with white inlay work and an intense ochre stucco. The church is constructed in the ancient Raj style of architecture, with a serene environment.

15. All Saints Church

3.4 /5

1 kms
from city center
15 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Built 163 years ago, the All Saints Church is one of the oldest churches in Coonoor. This reformed protestant church was a part of the church of England. Established in 1854, the church adorned with beautiful interiors and is identified as an old Anglican church. It owns an ancient pipe organ and also antique wooden interiors. The stained glass windows and its classical appearance gives you a feeling of a typical British countryside with a building of huge dome-like structures.

16. Wellington Golf Course

3.3 /5

1 kms
from city center
16 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

Wellington's golf club is one of the oldest golf clubs in south India which has a history of a century in the Nilgiris. Nestled among the scenic tea gardens and slopes of the plains it has an excellent view of the fairways. The golf club is surrounded by taxidermy, vintage weaponry and vibrant dahlias. It is affiliated to some of the top-notch golf clubs across the country retailing the old world charm of the British days.

17. Ayurveda Yoga Meditation Resort

3 kms
from city center
17 out of 17
places to visit in Coonoor

People looking for Ayurvedic healing usually head towards Ayurveda Yoga Meditation Resort, Coonoor located in the Nigril Mountains in South India. The center has a lovely location amidst rich green tea plantations and surrounded on all sides by Eucalyptus forests. The best part about the center is that tailored care programs are offered for individual guests. Holistic treatments are offered for various kinds of problems like hypertension, alcoholism and stress related disorders. Guests can indulge in various kinds of activities at the center including yoga, organic farming, communal vegetarian meals, volunteer work, meditation etc.

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