Ooty is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Ooty one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Ooty is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Ooty or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Ooty. Explore the historical monuments of Ooty with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Ooty guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Ooty page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Ooty landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Ooty.
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Stone House Area, Thalayathimund, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643002
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 y...
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Mysore road, Ooty, Tamil Nadu
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 display you will find interesting relics of tribal art and culture, sculptures, paintings and other fascinating artefacts. There are also a few items from...
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Defence Services Staff College, TDK Pillai Rd, Wellington, Tamil Nadu 643231
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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...
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Vannarapettai, Ooty (Ootacamund) (Udhagamandalam), Tamil Nadu
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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...
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Vannarapettai, Ooty, Tamil Nadu
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...
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Udhagamandalam, Monterosa Colony, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 guesthouse for high ranking government officers.
However, if you still want to see the palace, you can walk-in to see the beautiful interiors and architec...