Coimbatore, located in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a religious and commercial hub of the southern part of country. Popularly called the "Manchester of South India", it's beautifully perched at the foothills of the Nilgiri Hills where year-round pleasant climate and serene atmosphere welcomes the guests. Tourists flock here to visit ancient temples, striking waterfalls, charming hill stations, forest areas, dams etc.
Coimbatore is full of religious places of many faiths where ancient temples and mosque stand side-by-side. Some of prominent places of worship include here Anjeneyar Kovil Temple, Athar Jamad Masjid, Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple, Eachanaari Vinayaga Temple, Marudhamalai Hill Temple, Marudhamalai Murugan Temple, Perur Siva Temple and Lord Ganesha Temple. If Thiruppathi is a perfect spot for a family outing, then the Velliengiri Hills is no less for its charm and a famous South Kailash Temple.
Coimbatore has many nice-looking dams for where tourists make a beeline, namely Siruvani Dam, Aliyar Dam and Cholayar Dam. Other popular attractions here include Vaitheki Waterfalls, Monkey Waterfalls, Salim Ali Ornithology Centre and Singanallur Lake. Hills, parks and gardens are many, and tourists in Coimbatore can enjoy a great time at places like Siruvani Hills, Valparai Hill, V. O. C. Park, Black Thunder Water Park and Botanical Garden.