Molapalayam Tourism

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Kovilpalayam is a town located in the banks of river Kousika, 17 kilometers from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, on the Sathyamangalam road (National Highway 209). The Postal name for Kovilpalayam is Sarcarsamakulam or S.S.Kulam in short, there are quite a number of villages/towns in the name of Kovilpalayam, the nearest one to this town with the same name located in Pollachi. The name Kovilpalayam would have been derived due to its old Hindu temples. The Kaalakaleshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is built by Cholas during 8th century A.D, lies on the banks of the Kousika River at Kovilpalayam. Dakshinamoorthy statue in this temple is believed to be the largest Dakshinamoorthy statue in Asia . People from all over Tamil Nadu and from other states visit on Pradosham day festivals. Another festival, Sura Samharam, for Lord Muruga, takes place after the week of Deepavali festival which is a very famous festival around the area. Kavayakaliamman Temple is located at Kavayanpathi, and named after King Kavayan. The temple here is dedicated to the goddess Shakti. The deity is seen holding a Thirisoolam (trident) and Agni (fire) in her two hands. In the prahara of the temple, there are statues of three soldiers sacrificing themselves by cutting their heads with swords. The specialty of the temple is that there is a practice of navagandam (people sacrificing themselves to the goddess). Fridays of the Tamil months of Aadi (July–August), Thai (January–February), as well as Sundays, Full Moon days, new moon days, and Navratri, are auspicious days for the temple. Other temples include Sakthimaariamman Temple and Veeramachi Amman Temple. There are lot of Buses that connects Coimbatore Gandhipuram Bus Terminal. INDUSTRIES JJ PUMP PVT.LTD(all types of quality pump manufacturer)located in this area. THIRUMURUGAN AGRO SEEDS located in this area THIRUMURUGAN SPINNERS (located in this area)


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Molapalayam, India. A gripping city on its own right, Munnar also deserves a visit. Munnar, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Tea Garden, Mattupetty Dam, Kannan Devan Tea Museum. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Molapalayam*

  • Pollution Statistics in Molapalayam

    Know the pollution level of Molapalayam before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.8 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 66.07 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 59.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 44.52 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.15 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 63.21 (High)
  • Molapalayam: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Molapalayam for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Molapalayam.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 66.38 (High)
    • Car Stealing 42.24 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.07 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.07 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60.83 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.93 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.67 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.83 (Moderate)
  • Living in Molapalayam - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Molapalayam is 122.56 (High)

    • Safety Index 60.24 (High)
    • Climate Index 79.44 (High)
    • Pollution Index 65.7 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 52.47 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.56 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 68.57 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.2 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 53.05 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Molapalayam

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Molapalayam

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 41.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 33.1 USD

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