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Places of Tourist Interset

kovaiKovai Kutrallam : It is 35 kms from the Coimbatore city and 5 kms from Alandurai Village. This Perennial waterfalls is located in Siruvani zone, along the western ghat forest zone. It is situated within dense forests and thus visitors are not permitted after 5 pm. Because of scarce transport system, advance planning is suggested.

Noyyal River : It starts from Velliangiri Hills and originally it was called Kanchinadi. This is a sacred river that flows through near Perur Temple and rituals are performed here.

Siruvani Water Falls and Dam : Siruvani Waterfalls
and the dam is located 35 km on the west of Coimbatore city along the Western Ghats. It is an enchanting location for the tourists. The reservoir at Siruvani was built by the Government of Kerala, funded and used by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

velliVelliangiri Hills : Vellingiri hill is referred to as the Dakshina Kailash on the outskirts of Coimbatore city. ‘Then Kayilayam’ means ‘Then’ in tamil is South and Kailayam means Kailash. Seven Hills of Velliangiri symbolically represents the seven energy centers of the human body. It is takes an arduous 8 km trek to reach pinnacle. Maha Sivarathri and Chitra Paurnami are two important annual festivals that attracts lakhs of Pilgrims on both the occasions to this hill. Rare and special medicinal herbs and exotic fauna and flora are the special features of this Hills.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University : The University is just 5 kms from the city. The effort for Agricultural Education started with Agricultural School as early as 1868 and the journey resulted in establishing this Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in the year 1971 with Coimbatore as its Head Quarters. It has UG, PG and Research courses on various subjects of Agriculture. It is graded as one of the best of its kind in the South Asian Nations.

Forest College and Research Institute : It is located at an altitude of 300m, 40 kms from Coimbatore on the Kotagiri Road. The Forest College and Research Institute (FC & RI) is located at Mettupalayam in the Jakanari Reserved Forest, in an area of 200ha of reserved forest, at the foothills of Nilgiris. Basic and Applied aspects of forestry, Tree Farming, Enhancing the Forest Activity, Educating students on forestry and administration are the solemn goals of this University.

G.D.Naidu Industrial Exhibition : Gopalaswamy Doraiswamy Naidu popularly called as G.D.Naidu was an Indian inventor and engineer. He was a versatile genius for his Simple, Innovative and Effective engineering inventions for which he was also called as the Edison of India.



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