Coimbatore is the third largest city in Tamil Nadu. It is surrounded by the Western Ghats and is positioned on the banks of the Noyyal River. There are about 30,000 tiny small, medium and large scale industries and textile mills in this place. The climate of this region is pleasant because of this it is considered as “Poor Man’s Ooty”. It is one of the agricultural regions in India, especially for Cotton cultivation.
Budget Hotels in Coimbatore
There are great hotels in Coimbatore such as Hotel Marian International, Hotel Raamu’s, Hotel Vinayak and much more.
Tamil is the official language of Coimbatore. The other languages are English, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada.
Events in Coimbatore
The two important festivals celebrated in this region are Mariamman festival summer and the Koniamman temple car festival. Traditional festivals like Pongal, Diwali, Ayudha Pooja, Ramzan, and Christmas are also celebrated with great joy.
Places to See in Coimbatore
Some of the interesting tourist spots include Botanical Garden, Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary, Kovai Kutralam falls, Top Slip, Ooty, Thirumurthy Dam, Monkey falls, Dhyanalinga Yogic temple & Isha Yoga center, Vellingiri hill temple and Marudhamali Hill Temple.
How to Get There
Coimbatore International Airport is located at Peelamedu (10 km) from the city.
Coimbatore Junction is the busiest railway station in Tamil Nadu. Many trains from different states connect through Coimbatore Junction.
There are regular buses available from various parts of the country. Private players are competing against the state-owned transport operators to give the passengers full-fledged service. Book your bus ticket online
for the hassle-free trip.