Places To Visit In Ooty

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Here are the top 43 tourist attractions to see in Ooty:

1. Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

4.5

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The Toy Train, covering a distance of total 46 km in a span of 5 hours, takes one through a truly spectacular journey filled with picturesque views enroute.

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2. Ooty Lake

Ooty Lake

4.4

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1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Ooty Lake is one of the most refreshing and beautiful places to visit in Ooty. It lies at a distance of approximately 2 km from Ooty city in the green hills of the Nilgiris district. The stunning lake is spread over an area of 65 acres, and its foundation was laid down by John Sullivan who was the c...

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3. Ooty Rose Garden

Ooty Rose Garden

3.7

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Rose garden lies in the heart and soul of Ooty.The construction stays to be magnificent and there are small tunnels made wherein the roses are planted.

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4. Ooty Botanical Gardens

Ooty Botanical Gardens

4.3

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The botanical Gardens of Ooty are one of the most sought after and famous tourist destinations in the whole of India. It is located on the hillock of Ooty which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.

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5. Thread Garden, Ooty

Thread Garden, Ooty

3.6

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The thread garden at Ooty is a popular tourist spot that exhibits some of the most magnificent and exquisite collection of artificial flowers and plants, all made by the expert hands of the skilful artists by using JUST thread.

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6. Emerald Lake, Ooty

Emerald Lake, Ooty

4.3

5 photos

12 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Emerald lake is an exquisite lake in the upper plateau region of the Nilgiri hills. It is a part of the silent valley and is beside the Red hill nature resort which is a best picnic place of the region.

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7. Trekking in Ooty

Trekking in Ooty

3.3

0 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Ooty, once the summer capital of the British in India, is bestowed with the bounty of nature. A favorite sport of the area, trekking has gained admiration with the tourists in the recent years.

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8. Kalhatti Falls, Bellikkal

Kalhatti Falls, Bellikkal

3.8

5 photos

8 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Kalhatti falls is called as 'Bird Watcher's Paradise' as it gives you a bird point view of the whole valley. The lovely beauty and calm atmosphere of the place makes it the best for spending vacations and for short trips. (br) The lake is also a very important attraction of Bellikkal which is surrou...

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9. Dolphin's Nose, Ooty

Dolphin's Nose, Ooty

3.3

15 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

This is a unique natural site where a protruding rock looks like a dolphin's nose! Climbing up to the spot might require some effort, but it is totally worth it! From this point, one can catch the breathtaking view of the Catherine falls hundreds of meters below and also of the Coonoor stream meetin...

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10. Tiger Hill Ooty

Tiger Hill Ooty

3.3

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

One of the most mesmerizing destinations in Ooty is the Tiger Hill. This exotic spot lies to the east of the hill station and towards the lower end of the Doddabetta peak.

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11. Kotagiri, Coonoor

Kotagiri, Coonoor

3.8

17 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

This is one of the oldest hill stations of the Nilgiris. It is a village in the middle of mind blowing tea plantations. The lush green surrounding and extremely quaint atmosphere makes Coonoor an amazing place to visit.

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12. Kamraj Sagar Lake

Kamraj Sagar Lake

3.3

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Kamraj sagar lake is a dam and is located in the suburbs of Ooty. It is located far away at a distance between the woodlands and thus make an amazing picnic spot.

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13. Annamalai Temple

Annamalai Temple

3.3

16 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Annamalai Temple is a situated about 20 km away from Ooty. This place has with time turned into as a famous temple of Lord Muruga, known as 7th Hill house of the lord.

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14. Doddabetta Peak

Doddabetta Peak

3.5

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Dodabetta, literally translating to mean - Big Peak, is located approximately 10 km away from Ooty. It towers to a staggering height of 8650 feet or 2,623 meters above the sea level and is the highest peak in the Nilgiri Hills. A treat to the eyes, this picturesque land is indeed a great sightseeing...

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15. Droog Fort, Coonoor

Droog Fort, Coonoor

3.3

16 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Droog Fort is located in the area surrounding Coonoor. A trekkers delight, one must undertake some by foot traveling to reach this destination. This old and worn out fort is located 6,000 ft above the plains.

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16. Lamb's Rock, Coonoor

Lamb's Rock, Coonoor

3.3

12 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

A popular picnic spot in the region, this place is consistently visited by tourists. The view from this spot is spectacular and a major crowd puller! It is possible to see the Coonoor stream some 5000 feet below. This vantage point also provides you with an excellent view of the Coimbatore plains.

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17. Simi's Park, Coonoor

Simi's Park, Coonoor

3.3

13 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

An extremely pretty botanical garden - a rare but beautiful sight in the region - was developed back in 1874 by Mr. J.D. Sims and Major Murray. There is an annual fruit and vegetable show that is held in the park that is well attended.

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18. Catherine Falls, Coonoor

Catherine Falls, Coonoor

3.3

18 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Catherine Falls, also known as St. Catherine's Falls, is situated in the area that surrounds Coonoor. This magnificent waterfall falls from an impressive height of 250 feet.

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19. Upper Bhavani Lake

Upper Bhavani Lake

3.0

109 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The Upper Bhavani Lake is a mesmerising and breathtaking lake that is located above the Avalanche Area in the Nilgiri Hills. This beautiful lake, which was previously ignored and consequently unexplored, is now gaining some popularity and credit for its charming beauty and picturesque scenes. 

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20. Bison Valley, Bellikkal

Bison Valley, Bellikkal

3.2

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Bison Valley gained its name from the Indian bison that roams throughout this area. Splendid views of the cardamom forests and momentous possible from this beautiful valley.

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21. Avalanche Lake

Avalanche Lake

3.5

15 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The Avalanche Lake in the Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu is a famous tourist spot. Especially renowned among nature enthusiasts and photographers, the lake is set amidst a captivating landscape which is filled with lovely flowers. The waterfalls that fall down the nearby mountains further add to th...

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22. St Stephen's Church Ooty

St Stephen's Church Ooty

3.0

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The St. Stephen's Church in Ooty is indeed a marvellous and breathtaking architectural marvel located on the road to Mysore in Ooty. It is one of the earliest churches that you will find in the Nilgiris district. The structure dates back to the 19th century and was built by the British government.

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23. Pykara Lake

Pykara Lake

3.5

12 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Pykara Lake has everything that a person on vacation can ask for, right from ambience and comfort to scenic beauty. Nature lovers, photographers and adventure seekers should definitely not miss out on this unique and fun-filled place.

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24. Wenlock Downs

Wenlock Downs

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Wenlock Downs is a famous picnic spot in the outskirts of Ooty. People seeking a spot to escape the polluted environment and the world of concrete often head to this attraction. At Wenlock Downs, they find a vast expanse of lush green meadow over the natural landscape with rolling mountains all cove...

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25. Thunder World

Thunder World

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Thunder World is a themed amusement park in Ooty. Also known as Dinosaur Park, it is famous amongst the young and the old who visit to get a feel of going back into the past and experiencing illusions or witnessing the world of spirits. The park is divided into themed sections – the Jurassic Jungle,...

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26. Ketti Valley View

Ketti Valley View

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Located at a distance of 4 kms from the Ooty Bus Stand on the Ooty Coonoor road, Ketti Valley View is a popular vantage point in Ooty. Boasting of utter tranquility and surreal setting, the place offers mesmerising views of the resplendent valley below with gushing waterfalls, meandering streams and...

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27. Cairn Hill

Cairn Hill

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Situated in the hill town of Ooty, Cairn Hill is an eco- tourism and a reserved forest site which came into existence in the 1860s and sprawls over a massive area of approx 168 hectares. Considered to be the land of one of the oldest and most massive cyprus plantations in the Nilgiris, the beautiful...

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28. Adam's Fountain

Adam's Fountain

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Adam's Fountain is a gorgeous fountain situated at the Charring Cross junction in Ooty. The fountain was built in 1886 as a memorial to the then Governor of Ooty. The cost of the total construction was between INR 13,000 and INR 14,000 and was collected through public funding. It is a very important...

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29. Elk Hill Murugan Temple

Elk Hill Murugan Temple

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Perched atop the Elk Hill in Ooty, amidst picturesque backdrop and a resplendent setting, Elk Murugan Temple is a revered Hindu temple enshrined by Lord Muruga. Besides the gorgeous landscape and astounding panoramic vistas, the hill also boasts of a rich and flourishing wildlife and bounteous natur...

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30. Wax Museum Ooty

Wax Museum Ooty

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Located at a distance of just 1 km from the Ooty Railway Station, the Ooty Wax Museum is one of the top places to visit of the place and is housed in a 130 years old charming colonial mansion. Conceptualized by an IT professional who goes by the name of Shreeji Bhaskaran; the wax museum was construc...

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31. Kandal Cross Shrine

Kandal Cross Shrine

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Situated on the outskirts of Ooty, Kandal Cross Shrine is a beautiful church popularly known as the Jerusalem of the East. The church houses a life size bronze crucifix and a relic in a small glass case which is believed to be from the original cross that Christ carried. Sacred prayers are offered e...

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32. Stone House Ooty

Stone House Ooty

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Stone House in Ooty is famous for being the first bungalow in the town. Also known as Kal Bangala in Tamil, it was built in the early 19th century by John Sullivan, an Englishman, the first Collector of Udhagamandalam and the founder of the British Settlement in Ooty. The land where the stone house ...

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33. Government Museum

Government Museum

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The Government Museum in Ooty was built in 1989 to maintain and promote the culture of Ooty in the form of exhibits and information. The attraction houses an extensive collection of the culture, history, the tribes, tribal objects, sculptures, paintings, handicrafts, nature and the ecology of Udhaga...

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34. Pykara Falls

Pykara Falls

12 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Situated at a distance of 23 kms from Ooty, Pykara Falls is a beautiful waterfall cascading down at a height of 55 m and 61 m in multiple layers. Especially popular among young couples and honeymooners, the waterfall is a pure visual delight.

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35. Children's Park

Children's Park

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Children's' Park in Ooty is one of the most prominent and popular parks of the city. Blanketted in a lush green grassy carpet, the park has several rides and swings for children. In addition to that, the park also facilitates boating, rowing and horse riding etc as recreational activities.

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36. Lake Park Ooty

Lake Park Ooty

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Lake Park in Ooty is situated adjacent to the Ooty Lake. Adorned with vibrant flowers and a glossy green carpet, the park is a hot spot for leisure evenings and sunbathing. It also has dinosaur statues and entertaining games for kids.

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37. Katari Falls

Katari Falls

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Known to be the third highest waterfalls in the Nilgiris, the mesmerising Katari Falls is situated at Adikarratti in Ooty, 10 kms from Coonoor. Boasting of a magnificent height of 180 m, the silvery water gushing down to form a pool at the base is also a popular picnic spot in the region. It was the...

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38. Halashana Falls

Halashana Falls

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The very beautiful and mesmerising Halashana Waterfalls are located in the Nilgiris near the cities of both Ooty and Coonoor. The silvery water falls down a height of 150 feet above the sea level. The area around the falls is owned by a private estate.

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39. Tea Factory

Tea Factory

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Ooty Tea Factory or Tea Museum is situated on the Doddabetta Road in Ooty. Surrounded by emerald green tea plantations, the museum takes you on a tour of tea evolution from the origin to the present. It has a variety of preserved tea leaves on display. It also has an adjacent souvenir shop where you...

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40. Shopping in Ooty

Shopping in Ooty

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Places To Visit in Ooty

When in the hill town, market browsing for traditional homemade chocolates is one of the top things to do in Ooty. You can try and buy these at the Main Bazaar. Besides that, you can shop for apparels and woollen clothes at the Tibetan Market and spices at the Upper Bazaar Road.

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41. Honey & Bee Museum

Honey & Bee Museum

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Places To Visit in Ooty

Honey & Bee Museum is situated on the Sargan Villa Club Road in Ooty and aims to provide in depth knowledge about the anatomy of a bee and the manufacture of honey from its nascent stage. The tour is a very informative one. And while the other things are common to most hill stations, a tour in t...

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42. Ooty Flower Show

Ooty Flower Show

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Places To Visit in Ooty

The Ooty Flower Show is an annual event which is held in the Ooty Botanical Gardens. Often referred to as ‘The Showstopper of the South’, the Ooty Flower Show has been successfully setting the bar to grasp the global trends in floriculture for the past 123 years. Their main aim remains to exhibit a ...

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