Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Ooty

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Ooty is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Ooty a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Ooty.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Ooty:

  1. Stone House

    #1 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Stone House Image

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Stone House Area, Thalayathimund, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643002

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built by John Sullivan during the early 1820s, the Stone House is the very first bungalow to be built in Ooty. It is also known as Kal Bangala (Kal means stone in Tamil). It is one of the most importa...Read more

  2. Government Museum

    #2 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Government Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Architecture , Sculpture

    Address: Mysore road, Ooty, Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Government Museum at Ooty is a delightful place to visit. It was set up in 1989, with a view to provide education benefits to the residing and visiting population of the Nilgiris district. On disp...Read more

  3. Annamalai Temple

    #3 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Annamalai Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Hill

    Address: Kil Kundha Post, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu – 643 219

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Around 20 kms from Ooty town, on the Anna Malai hill lies the Annamalai Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. According to the official website, “Annamalai Hill Top is calm, serene and pictures...Read more

  4. St. Thomas Church

    #4 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    St. Thomas Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Fern Hill, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Situated near Ooty Lake is the quaint St. Thomas Church. It was built in the year 1870. The church is a part of the Diocese of Ooty and offers a great view of the Ooty Lake. The church houses the memo...Read more

  5. Ramakrishna Math

    #5 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Ramakrishna Math

    Tags: Religious Site, Leisure

    Address: Ramakrishnapuram, Ootacamund, Dt. Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu 643001, India

    Known as a popular pilgrimage spot and an ashram, the Ramakrishna Mutt Ashram embraces devotees who are seeking inner peace. The beautiful surroundings of the lush green terrain all around, merges wit...Read more

  6. Raj Bhavan

    #6 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Raj Bhavan

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: Vannarapettai, Ooty (Ootacamund) (Udhagamandalam), Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Raj Bhawan was built in the 1870’s by the Duke of Buckingham who was then the Governor of Madras. Today, the place is the Government office and also the residential place of governors during...Read more

  7. Kandal Cross Shrine

    #7 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Kandal Cross Shrine

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Kasturibai Colony, Kandal, Fingerpost, Udhagamanadalam - 643006, Ooty Tamil Nadu.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Popularly known as the Jerusalem of the East, the Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church is believed to be a powerful place where your wishes come true. Devotees of all faiths come here to ask for a longi...Read more

  8. Nilgiri District Library

    #8 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Nilgiri District Library

    Tags: Library, Walking Area, Architecture

    Address: Upper Bazaar, Hospital road, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Established in 1859, the Nilgiri Library holds rare copies of the Nilgiris and hill tribes and 19th-century British journals. The library has a collection of around 30,000 books and includes documents...Read more

  9. Sri Venkatesa Perumal Temple

    #9 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Sri Venkatesa Perumal Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Annur-Pasur-Mondipalayam-Sevur-Avinashi Road, Avinashi Taluk, Mondipalayam, Tamil Nadu 641655

    Sri Venkatesa Perumal Temple (Mela Tirupati) – Mondipalayam is one of the notable Vishnu temples of the county Kongunadu. The shrine of Lord Vishnu is shaped here in conical at center and flatte...Read more

  10. Toda Temple

    #10 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Toda Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Vannarapettai, Ooty, Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Toda people are a small pastoral community who live in the Nilgiris. The Toda Temple is a petite yet serene temple. Visit the temple if you want to see how the Toda temples are. A small wooden hut...Read more

  11. Union Church

    #11 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Union Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Church Hill Road, Ooty, Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Constructed in the 19th century with traditional colonial design and architecture, the Union Church is one of the most visited churches in Ooty. The church receives a large number of tourists every ye...Read more

  12. St. Stephens Church

    #12 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    St. Stephens Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Upper Bazaar, Ooty, Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The oldest church in Nilgiri district, the St. Stephen’s church is an architectural marvel. Built somewhere during the 19th Century, the church was opened for the public in the year 1831. The pa...Read more

  13. Tamizhagam Guest House

    #13 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Tamizhagam Guest House

    Tags: Palace, Leisure, Architecture

    Address: Udhagamandalam, Monterosa Colony, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001

    Arranmore Palace was built by Maharaja of Jodhpur and is one of the most beautiful buildings in Ooty. Like many other palaces that were converted to hotels, the Arranmore Palace is converted to a gues...Read more

  14. Abu Vishwa Temple

    #14 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Abu Vishwa Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: West Lake, Hadfield Road, Udhagamandalam 643001, Ooty, Tamil Nadu South India

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Abu Vishwa Temple resurrects the belief of being human and with this thought they open their doors for people who are in need. The temple has a Sufi ideology and was established in 2004, on the 100th ...Read more

  15. Muniswarar Temple

    #15 of 15 Art and Cultural Attractions in Ooty
    Muniswarar Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Bombay Castle, Davisdale, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001

    Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Muniswarar Temple’s calm premises opens it doors to its devotees. It is believed that anyone who prays with a clear conscience to Lord Muniswarar, has his/her wishes...Read more

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