South Indian City Guide - Tamilnadu - Coimbatore
Located on the banks of the Noyyal River, surrounded by the Western Ghats is the most scenic city, Coimbatore, the textile capital of the South Indian State Tamil Nadu.
Coimbatore City Guide
It ranks 16th with respect to the largest agglomerations in the country and next to Chennai, Coimbatore is the second largest city in the state. The tier II city which was once famous as “Manchester of South India”, is now becoming more popular as educational, IT and Healthcare hub.
The famous tourist destination in Coimbatore is the Siruvani Waterfalls which has its source from the Siruvani River which is a tributary of the Bhavani River which in turn branches from the main river Cauvery. The natives of Coimbatore proudly claim that the Siruvani Drinking water is the tastiest in the world.
The climate is very pleasant throughout the year in Coimbatore as it is en - route to the Queen of Hills, Ooty. The interesting places to visit in Coimbatore are, the famous Marudhamalai Murugan Temple, Kodiveri Dam, Koniamman Temple, Nehru Stadium, Karamadai Ranganathar Temple, Forest College Museum, Bhavani Sagar Dam, Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary and the theme park Black Thunder.
The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport which is at a distance of 15km from the city. Trains connecting the major cities of the country halt at Coimbatore. The arterial roads across and around the city connect the National and State Highways originating from and crossing through Coimbatore.
Come and enjoy the fascinating culture and heritage of Coimbatore portrayed in a modern tone.
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