Kovilpalayam is located 18 km from Coimbatore. It is a small town that is famous for its Hindu temples. Its postal name is S.S. Kulam as there are a few other small towns and villages with the same name as Kovilpalayam.
Places to Stay
Kovilpalayam is a small town that is close to Coimbatore, one can easily find several budget-friendly hotels like Hotel SRM (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Annamalai Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Tamil Nadu Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) in this region.
The official language that is spoken in Kovilpalayam is Tamil. English is also spoken here.
The popular festivals that are celebrated in this region are Pradosham in Kalakaleshwara Temple and SuraSamhara in the same temple celebrated after a week of Diwali. The event of Navagandham in Kavayakaliamman Temple is also important and falls on Fridays of the Tamil calendar.
Places of Interest
The tourist attractions in this region include Infant Jesus Church (28.5 km), Eachanari Vinayagar Temple (29.2 km), Perur Sivan Temple (27 km) and Ayyappan temple (27.6 km.)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Coimbatore airport which is 13 km away from the town.
The Pollachi railway station is located 10.4 km away from the town.
Kovilpalayam is connected to the Coimbatore Gandhipuram Bus terminal by road. Some of the best bus operators in this region are Kani Travels, MM Travels and Sri Guru Travels. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.