Located in Kodaikanal and around 8 KM away from Kodaikanal Lake, Pillar Rocks encompasses of three granite boulders. All the boulders reach the height of 400 feet which makes exquisite picnic spot. There is chamber between these pillars which is known as Devil’s Kitchen. It is best place for photography as scenery around is breathtaking. Additionally, the shady woods found here provide perfect spot for family picnic.
Pillar Rocks also has a beautiful mini garden which has beautiful multi-hued flowers that adds charm to this place. Travelers looking out for some calm time and relaxation will love this place. Outside this garden, potato and onion bhaji is served which is highly recommended. From shopping places to trekking routes to waterfalls to caves, it has almost everything to spend splendid vacations.
The best time to visit Pillar Rocks is from April-June, September and October. It stays open from Monday to Sunday from 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM. To get dazzling views of surrounding, one can hire binoculars and telescopes from hawkers. The various other major attractions to visit near these rocks are Bear Shola Falls, Solar Observatory, Coakers Walk, Berijam Lake, Devil’s Kitchen, Silver Cascade falls, Green Valley View, Dolphin’s nose, Bryant Park, Kodai Lake, etc.