Pillar Rocks

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  • Address: Kodaikanal, India.
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Outdoors, Geological Formation, Nature

Pillar rocks is a cluster of three rocks standing over 122 meters tall and proud with all its beauty. It is a popular tourist attraction and looks ethereal with fog surrounding it. Be wary of nasty monkeys who will exploit you for your food and attention. Nevertheless, they make for amusing companions. One can just sit there and absorb the beauty of nature endlessly. The Park nearby is worth a visit too. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Kodaikanal itinerary 2 days.

  • Do not feed the monkeys or tease them too.

  • There are stalls surrounding this attraction where one can buy snacks.

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  • Pillar Rocks Address: Kodaikanal, India.
  • Pillar Rocks Timing: 24-hrs
  • Pillar Rocks Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Pillar Rocks(preferred time): 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Pillar Rocks: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Kodaikanal include Pillar Rocks in their plan

  • 37.59% of people start their Pillar Rocks visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Pillar Rocks

Monday, Friday and Saturday

91.77% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pillar Rocks

People normally club together Green Valley View and Chettiar Park while planning their visit to Pillar Rocks.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • The view of the pillar rocks are great. The wait to see the most lift and get the elusive shots of the pillar rocks is an experience in perseverance. The sight was other worldly and wonderful. However, it is very crowded and recommended only if you are not claustrophobic.

  • Majestic rocks stand tall and strong. Deep valley view with fog takes you to heaven . Visited during December so mostly foggy. Tried four time to see these view point but missed with fog covered those pillar rocks . Finally on the way back home tried again and get to see those only few minutes and again fog hold to it . Apart from fog this place is a must visit to admire nature

  • Absolutely scenic if you are lucky. We reached when clouds covered the rocks. Within minutes though it moved away and we were able to capture an awesome timelapse. Reminds one of the mountains from James Cameron's Avatar

  • The rocks were covered in fog and we had to wait for more than 1 hour to see the rocks. The view was undoubtedly beautiful one. But isn't a must visit place according to me. Visited on November last week.

  • Breathtaking viewpoint. It is best during summer or under bright sunshine. During mist or cloudeness visibility is poor , cannot enjoy the natural beauty.

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