Places To Visit In Kodaikanal

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Here are the top 34 tourist attractions to see in Kodaikanal:

1. Green Valley View (Suicide Point)


Must Visit

Green Valley View (Suicide Point)

3.6

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Green Valley View, or the otherwise known Suicide Point, is a magnificent spot in Kodaikanal, popular mainly for its enroute fun. One must walk through misty woodlands and panoramic walks to reach this heaven like spot.

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2. Kodai Lake


Must Visit

Kodai Lake

3.6

17 photos

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Kodai Lake that lays in the heart of Kodaikanal, is a star shaped man made lake that is draped on an area of 60 acres. Boating, horse riding, cycling and angling are a few of the adventure activities tourists can appease themselves with, near the lake.

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3. Bear Shola Falls


Must Visit

Bear Shola Falls

4.2

5 photos

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Bear Shola Falls that lies in close proximity to Kodaikanal is an exemplary picnic spot. Earlier, many bears used to drink water from this fall, hence the name Bear Shola Falls.

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4. Pillar Rocks


Must Visit

Pillar Rocks

3.6

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

The famous Pillars Rocks of Kodaikanal are located around 8 km from the lake and are an exquisite picnic spot. Constituting of a beautiful mini garden, the place is so named as it has three vertically positioned boulders reaching up to a height of 400 feet.

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  • Le Poshe By Sparsa

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  • Zion Elite Residency

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5. Devil's Kitchen


Must Visit

Devil's Kitchen

3.5

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Devil's Kitchen, which lays in between the Green Valley View and Pillar rocks, is a deep cleft that strikes to one as a small gutter. The Devils Kitchen is however, an extremely dangerous deep fall.

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6. Coakers Walk


Must Visit

Coakers Walk

4.3

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Coakers walk is an one killometer long built on the mountain. It was constructed in 1872, by Lt Coaker. It is about 1/2 Km away from the Kodai and is constructed on the steep slope of mountains. The outlook of the path defines the beauty of the nature i.e mountains, valleys, cities etc. Telescope ho...

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7. Thalaiyar Falls


Must Visit

Thalaiyar Falls

4.2

5 photos

12 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Also known as Rat Tail Falls, Thalaiyar Falls is located in the lush green slopes of Palani Hill ranges in the Dindigul District, in Kodaikanal. With a height of 297m, it is the highest waterfall in Tamil Nadu, sixth highest waterfall in India and the 267th highest in the world. There is v...

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8. Berijam Lake


Must Visit

Berijam Lake

4.3

5 photos

12 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

An important hill station in not just Tamil Nadu but the whole of India, Kodaikanal offers an assortment of picnic spots inclusive of the magnificent Berijam Lake.

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9. Dolphin's Nose

Dolphin's Nose

3.2

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Dolphin's Nose in Kodaikanal is a rustic and natural prodigy that features a flat rock protruding over a chasmal height of 6600 feet. Located almost 8 km from the main city center, this point offers breath taking views of the surrounding.

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10. Kodai-Palani Trek

Kodai-Palani Trek

3.5

16 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Known as the Princess of Hill Stations, Kodaikanal is a popular destination for those seeking adventure. The town of Kodaikanal is established on a plateau above the southern escarpment of the Upper Palani Hills at a height of 6, 998 ft.

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Best Sightseeing and Tourist Attractions in Kodaikanal

11. Trekking

Trekking

3.2

32 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

A trekkers delight, Kodaikanal has some exquisite locations to offer to both the professional trekkers and the novice ones. Trekking routes with varying difficulty levels are present and a tourist can select the route according to the fitness, time factor and one's trekking ability.

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12. Bryant Park

Bryant Park

3.2

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

One of the most popular botanical gardens in Kodaikanal, the Brayant Park is known for its fauna, rafts and hybrids. The best time to visit this marvelous park is during the annual horticulture show that is held during the month of May.

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13. Silver Cascade Falls

Silver Cascade Falls

3.7

6 photos

2 kms
from city center

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Just 8 km from Kodaikanal town, is the scenic Silver Cascade Falls, known for its celestial and exquisite flow of silvery waters. It is a delight to see the pure crystalline water flowing down from a 180 ft tall cliff.

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14. Silent Valley View

Silent Valley View

3.2

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Silent Valley View is located in close proximity to the Pillar rock garden in Kodaikanal. The point is famous for proffering some astounding and stunning views of the Silent Valley.

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15. Kurinji Temple

Kurinji Temple

3.2

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Kurunji Temple is mainly dedicated to Lord Murugu and is dexterously based at a distance of 3 km from the lake. Providing delightful views of small villages, Palani Hills and Northern plains, and carrots plantation on the terraced slopes, the temple is also associated with the Kurunji Flower which b...

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16. Kodaikanal Solar Observatory

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory

3.7

6 photos

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Established in the year 1899, the Kodaikanal Observatory is a part of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics and was earlier known as Solar Physics Observatory.

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17. Others

Others

3.0

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

If visitors have some extra time, they can also visit Chettiyar Park ,Kodaikanal Golf Club, Lutheran Church, Pambar Falls, Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, Bison Wells.

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18. Shembaganur Museum Of Natural History

Shembaganur Museum Of Natural History

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Shenbaganur Museum in Kodaikanal makes up for one of the most famous tourist spots and is an interesting place to visit. The museum is also one of the best orchidoriums in the country and is located 5.6 km away from the Kodaikanal Lake.

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19. Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple)

Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple)

3.2

54 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

At a distance of 65 km from Kodaikanal lies the holy Subramanya temple, also known as Kartikeya Temple. Dedicated to Lord Subramanya, the temple is located at a height of 135 meters and the pilgrim needs to undertake a 659 step climb to reach the temple.

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20. Pine Forest

Pine Forest

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Situated in the southwest of Kodaikanal, Pine Forest is one of the most famous tourist spots in the city. It showcases the mesmerising nature around which has been preserved to date which is why it is also an important preserved heritage in the town.

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21. La Salette Church

 La Salette Church

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

The Mother Salette church is one of the oldest churches, about 133 years old. Every year on 14th and 15th August, a grand celebration takes place in the church.

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22. Kukkal Caves

Kukkal Caves

15 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

The now camping site of trekkers was once the earliest settlement of the Paliyan tribals. Situated at the height of 6200 feet above sea level, the Kukkal caves reside on of the highest altitudes in Kodaikanal which is why it receives a yearlong frigid climate along with misty and never-ending rains.

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23. Moir Point

Moir Point

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Situated at the entrance of the forest which leads up all the way to the exquisite Berijam Lake, Moir Point is one of the most significant viewpoints present in Kodaikanal. Since this place offers terrific views of the valleys, it remains one of the most crowded places in Kodaikanal.

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24. Pambar Falls

Pambar Falls

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Also known as the Grand Cascade and situated at a distance of 4 km from the Kodaikanal Bus Station, the Pambar Falls are formed by the town reservoir flowing towards the south and forming the Fairy Falls which further continue to join the Vaigai River. The falls can be reached by following a steep a...

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25. Christ The King Church

Christ The King Church

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

A prominent CSI Church situated in Kodaikanal, Christ the King Church has a history of over a hundred years. It is one of the deeply admired places for worship situated in the Queen of Hill Stations.

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26. Fairy Falls

Fairy Falls

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Situated in the beautiful South-Indian station of Kodaikanal, the enchanting Fairy Falls is the source of the Pambar River which joins into the Vaigai River later on. Due to its breathtaking scenic beauty, the Fairy Falls also makes up for a popular picnic spot.

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27. 80 Mile Round

80 Mile Round

0 kms
from city center

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80 Mile Round is an exciting trekking route which begins at the Berijam Lake and lasts at the Poombaral Village of Kodaikanal. If you are an adventure lover, then 80 Mile Round is the perfect place for you to experience the adrenaline rush in your body.

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28. Upper Lake View

Upper Lake View

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Situated 3.2 km away from the Coakers Walk, Upper Lake View is a famous tourist attraction in Kodaikanal and one which is worth visiting. After you reach here, you will get an appealing view of the star-shaped lake situated here and the surrounding lush greenery which looks stunning.

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29. Dolmen Circle

Dolmen Circle

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Dolmen Circle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kodaikanal which promises a unique experience to all its visitors. Situated at a distance of 18 km from Berijam Lake and 8 km from Kodaikanal Lake, the Dolmen Circle boasts about its pre-historic remains which can date back to 5,000 BC.

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30. Lutheran Church

Lutheran Church

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The Lutheran Church which is located in Lakshmipuram is one of the most iconic structures of the breathtaking hill station of Kodaikanal. The church is visited by a huge population of tourists which not only involves Christians but people belonging to other religions as well.

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31. Perumal Peak

Perumal Peak

11 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Perumal Peak which is situated at the height of 2,440 meters is the highest peak of the Perumalai Hills. Bestowed upon with enchanting natural beauty, the place is flocked to by nature lovers as well as adventure seekers.

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32. Vattakanal Falls

Vattakanal Falls

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Vattakanal Falls situated at a distance of 3 km from the town of Kodaikanal is famous for its rich biodiversity. Surrounded by trees, hills and lush greenery all around, this attraction makes up for a perfect place to observe the wonder that is nature and all its elements closely.

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33. Chettiar Park

Chettiar Park

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Chettiar is a small park which is managed by the Kodaikanal Township and offers a calm and soothing environment to its tourists. Covered with lush greenery and exquisite scenic views all around, this place is worth spending your time at with your loved ones.

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34. Vattakanal

Vattakanal

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Kodaikanal

Endless mist pervading gorgeous and expansive hills, a breezy cool weather throughout the year, wide patches of lush greenery, a fun trekking experience, wild bisons idling amongst eucalyptus trees -- these are some of the things you’d associate with a trip to Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu.

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