Best Things To Do in Coimbatore, India

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PLACES TO SEE

Places to visit in Coimbatore are few but worth the time. Here are some must visit ones:

  • Brookefields Mall: For fulfilling all your shopping desires, head over to the Brookefields Mall! It is the first of its kind retail project in the city of Coimbatore. Home to many retail outlets, hyper markets, boutiques and shops belonging to national and international brands, a food court, a family entertainment centre and a cinema multiplex, the mall has it all under one roof!
  • Gedee Car Museum: If you love vintage cars, this is the place to be. On display are antique cars such as Benz Motorwagen, Ford T, Citroen Dyane and a lot more.
  • Singanallur Lake: A must visit for bird watchers, the Singanallur Lake is host to different species of birds.

THINGS TO DO

Must visit tourist places near Coimbatore include:

  • Dhyanalinga Temple: Situated around 30 kilometres from the city of Coimbatore, the Dhyanalinga Temple is a place made up of yogic science. A peaceful place where you can meditate and become one with yourself.
  • Marudamalai Temple: Situated around 14 kilometres from Coimbatore city, the Arulmigu Subramaniyaswami Temple, or, the Marudamalai Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Murugun.
  • Black Thunder: If you are in Coimbatore with your family, head over to Black Thunder for a time of your lives! Black Thunder is a water theme park situated mid way between Ooty and Coimbatore. Spread across 75 acres, the water park has many rides.
  • Kovai Kutralam: Kovai Kutralam is a beautiful nature spot having a bustling waterfall as its backdrop. Located on the Western Ghat mountain range, it is situated around 35 kilometres from Coimbatore.

Below we have a list of things to do in Coimbatore and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Coimbatore getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Coimbatore with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Coimbatore

Here is the list of things to do in Coimbatore and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Dhyanalinga Temple

    Religious Site, Temple

    Situated around 30 kilometres from the city of Coimbatore, the Dhyanalinga Temple is a place made up of yogic science. Not belonging to any faith or belief, the Dhyanalinga was made and blessed by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. Many worshippers and visitors find this huge linga to be the source of something energetic, magical and calming. Just silently meditating for a while within the sphere of Dhyan...Read more
  2. Marudamalai Temple

    Religious Site, Temple, Cave, Hill

    Situated around 14 kilometres from Coimbatore city, the Arulmigu Subramaniyaswami Temple or the Marudamalai Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Murugun. Situated on a hill, the inscriptions found in Thirumuruganathaswami Temple, Thirumurganpoondi place the origin of this temple to the 12th century A.D. Near the foothills, you will find another temple known as the Thaan thondri Vinaayakar. Ther...Read more
  3. Perur Pateeswarar Temple

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    Perur Pateeswarar Temple

    Religious Site, Temple

    The town of Perur is located approximately 9 kilometres from Coimbatore. Within this town lies the architecturally marvellous Pateeswarar Temple. The temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to be dating back over 2000 years since it was built by Karikala Chola in the early Christian Era. Trivia: The deity is believed to be Swayambu Lingam (self emerged).
  4. Brookefields Mall

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    Brookefields Mall

    Entertainment, Cinema, Mall, Shopping Center

    For fulfilling all your shopping desires, head over to the Brookefields Mall! It is the first of its kind retail project in the city of Coimbatore. Home to many retail outlets, hyper markets, boutiques and shops belonging to national and international brands, a food court, a family entertainment centre and a cinema multiplex, the mall has it all under one roof! Spread across an area of about 4,...Read more
  5. Kovai Kutralam

    Outdoors, Nature

    kovai kutralam coimbatore is a beautiful nature spot having a bustling waterfall as its backdrop. Located on the Western Ghat mountain range, it is situated around 35 kilometres from Coimbatore. The Siruvani dam is situated just above this waterfall. Falling under the jurisdiction of the Forest Department, Kovai Kutralam area is clean and well maintained. Permission has to be sought at the...Read more
  6. Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

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    Eachanari Vinayagar Temple

    Religious Site, Temple

    A half an hour’s drive from Coimbatore takes you to this beautiful temple. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Vinayagar (Ganapati). Legend goes that when the Vinayaga idol (measuring 6 feet high and 3 feet wide) was being transported from Madurai in a cart for installation at Patteeswarar Temple, Perur, the axle of the cart broke and it got stuck in the place where it is now. Effort...Read more
  7. Black Thunder, Coimbatore

    Amusement Park, Theme Park, Water Park, Boating

    Black Thunder water park and resort  is one of the famous water parks in Coimbatore. Nestled at the foot of Nilgiris in Coimbatore, this park is located 40 kilometers away from the center of the city. Spread over 75 acres, Black Thunder water theme park offers something for every age group. It has a luxurious resort on its premises along with around 50 Black Thunder rides that include wate...Read more
  8. Monkey Falls

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    Monkey Falls

    Outdoors

    Situated around 70 kilometres from Coimbatore, the Monkey waterfalls are a popular tourist attraction. Pack some snacks and an extra set of clothing and head over to the Monkey Falls to have a fun filled day with your friends or family.
  9. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary And National Park

    National Park, Wildlife Sanctuary

    Spread across an area of 958 square kilometres, The Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is the largest preserved sanctuary in the state of Tamil Nadu. Located within the Anamalai Mountains, the sanctuary is home to many varieties of fauna and flora along with a few tribal communities as well. There are well marked trek routes within the national park. There are also accommodation...Read more
  10. G D Naidu Industrial Exhibition

    Exhibition

    G.D. Naidu was a scientist and politician from Coimbatore. The museum and industrial exhibition contains an impressive collection of various electrical, electronic, mechanical and scientific devices and gadgets. On display are different types of cameras, calculators, type writers, ball point pens, printers and a lot more. A must visit for science, history and quirky artefacts enthusiasts.
  11. Gedee Car Museum

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    Gedee Car Museum

    Museum, Automobile Museum

    If you love vintage cars, this is the place to be. On display are antique cars such as: Benz Motorwagen Ford T Citroen Dyane Morris Cowley Morris 8 Austin 7 and 8 Rolls Royce Twenty Peugeot 203 BMW Isetta 250 Chevrolet AE Independence and a lot more.
  12. Artful Home

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    Artful Home

    Arts And Crafts

    For souvenir shopping, head over to Artful Home. The shop sells handicrafts, wall paper, furniture, floorings and a lot more. The speciality of the handicrafts sold over here is that these handicrafts are made by small scale artisans situated all across India. Although a bit expensive, the products sold over here are authentic and eventually help promote local arts and pay local artisans.
  13. Singanallur Lake

    Outdoors, Water Body, Lake

    A must visit for bird watchers, the Singanallur Lake is host to different species of birds such as: Cormorants (Little, Indian and Great Cormorants) Herons Egrets Spoonbills Storks Ibis Falcons Ducks Terns Parakeets Owls and a lot more. Head over early morning or late evening to spot these magnificent birds.
  14. Sree Ayyappan Temple

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    Sree Ayyappan Temple

    Religious Site, Temple

    Located centrally in the city of Coimbatorre is the Sree Ayyappan Temple. This well-known temple is also called the Second Sabari Mala by its devotees. This temple is a part of the Sabarimala Pilgirimage. This temple was established in 1942 when a group of devotees started the Pooja Sang in the form of Bhajans. During the Mandal Pooja, devotees started the “Ayyappan Vilakku Pooja” ...Read more
  15. Nehru Stadium

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    Nehru Stadium

    Stadium

    Nehru Stadium is an ideal location for watching all sorts of sports events and concerts for the stadium is huge and all the facilities are up to the mark. The stadium has basketball court, athletics ground, football field, hockey field, and volleyball court that have been maintained very nicely. During evenings you will find children in Nehru Stadium who come for practicing all sorts of sports....Read more

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