Top Historical Places in Ooty

Are you looking to explore the history of Ooty through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Ooty including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Ooty. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Ooty ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Ooty, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Ooty for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Ooty with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Stone House Image

    Historical Site, Monument, Architecture

    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 important historic monuments of Ooty. The Stone house is located in a very picturesque location in Ooty and a visit there will definitely not be a waste of your time. Today, it is a part of the Government...Read more
  2. Second World War Memorial Pillar


    Located in the cantonment area in Wellington (18 kilometres from Ooty), the Second World War Memorial Pillar is dedicated to the brave Soldiers who lost their lives during the Second World War. The cantonment is still used by the Indian Army as home to the Madras Regiment. A park adjacent to the memorial displays models of war airplanes used in the past. Highlight of the memorial includes engra...Read more
  3. Raj Bhavan

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    Raj Bhavan

    Palace, Architecture

    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 summer season. The architecture of the building is what stands out and the beautiful accents spread throughout the place like the portraits of George V, George Marry, Queen Victoria, Duke of Bucki...Read more
  4. Toda Temple

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    Toda Temple

    Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Nature

    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 structure acts as the temple. An interesting, peaceful and calming place to see. This Temple is one of the tourist spots in Ooty, located just 15 kms from Ooty Bus Stand. You can know about the li...Read more