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Introduction

Erode District, it was also known as Periyar District of Kongu Nadu region. Periyar District was a part of Coimbatore District prior to September 1979 and renamed as Erode District in 1996. The Erode District has two Revenue Divisions and six Taluks. This district is an important and the biggest trader of Turmeric. This district is also famous for its Handloom, Power Loom and Readymade Garments production. It is also a bulk marketing district of those products. The District Population is 22,51,744 [census 2011] and the City population is recorded as 1,56,953 [census 2011].


Places of Interest

 bhavani Kodumudi : It is 40 kms from Erode and 105 kms from Coimbatore. The special feature of this town is the temple of  Lord Siva Called Muchukundeswarar, Lord Vishnu called as Veera Narayan Perumal and Brahma as Trinity, installed in the same temple complex. It is one of the important temple of the District. 10 day Chithirai Utsavam [April-May] and Panguni Uthiram [Mar–Apr] are the most important festivals of the temple. Turmeric and Sugarcane are the main crops of this village. Rice Mills and Paper Mills too are located here.

Bhavani : It is 15 kms from Erode and also known as Kooduthurai among the locals. Bhavani river stretching over 200km, gets water mostly from Southwest Monsoon and also through helping hand by the Northeast Monsoon. It originates from the Silent Valley of Kerala, crosses over other districts and towns and flows through this town. Bhavani Sangameshwarar Temple is an ancient temple at the confluence of the rivers Kaveri, Amirtha nathi and invisible Agaya Gangai. This is also called as the Triveni of the South.

pannariKodiveri Dam : It is 60 kms from Coimbatore , 12 kms from Gopichettypalayam and nearer to Sathyamangalam. It was constructed by the Mysore Maharaja in the 17th Century. It has two channels called as “Arakkan Kottai Channel” and “Thadapalli Channel”.

Bannari : 300 years ago, this was known as Dhandanyakkan forest and it is popularly called as “BANNARI” now. Temple of Bannari Mariamman located here is 14 kms from Sathyamangalam. Elephants, Wild pigs, Bears, Deer, Hares, Monkey and Peacocks are found in the nearby forest area. Special buses are operated from Sathyamangalam and Coimbatore on festival days and holidays.

Pariyur : It is 3 kms from Gopichettipalayam. Kondathu Kaliamman Temple, Amarapaneeswarar temple dedicated to Lord Siva and Adinarayanasamy Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu are the important temples of this town.

 
Accommodation

Name Of Hotel TelePhone No (STD 0424)
Hotel Oxford 2226622 to 18
Hotel Le Jardin 2224181
Hotel Sivaranjani 2257880 -85 (6 Lines)
Abinaya Regency 2218182 / 2218282


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