Kottur is a panchayath town in the state of Tami Nadu. It is also known as Kottur-Malayandipattinam. It comes under the Pollachi taluka of the Coimbatore district. It is one of the largest panchayats in the state. Some of the cities that lie nearby are Pollachi, Valparai, Palakkad, Udumalaipettai and Palani. The town is an important commercial hub for the villages that lie nearby.
Places to Stay
Kottur does not have any hotels where tourists can stay. The nearest place to avail this facility is in Pollachi which is 16 km away. Some of the best budget hotels of the place are Sakthi Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 700), Hotel Nivetha Inn (Tariff-Rs. 600), Vinayaga Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 600) and Hotel Vijay (Tariff-Rs. 500.)
The official language of the town is Tamil.
The people of the town celebrate Navarathri and Deepawali with great enthusiasm and fervour. Christmas and Eid are also celebrated in this town.
Places of Interest
Kottur is situated very close to the Anaimalai and Valpari hills which are at a distance of 5 km. Besides the scenic beauty, the town is also popular for its many beautiful temples and churches.
How to Get There
The closest airport is the Coimbatore airport which is 54 km away.
The nearest station is in Pollachi which is 14 km away.
Kottur has its own bus station which connects it to major cities such as Chennai and Coimbatore. When you buy your tickets online look out for bus ticket booking offers.