Kodaikanal, a charming hill stations in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a top tourist destination atop 2100 meters in Palani Hills. A tranquil place, some 120 kms away from Madurai, it invites hordes of tourists for its intoxicating air, remarkable scenery and serenity. Blending heritage and natural beauty, Kodaikanal is where you can connect to the nature's stillness at its best.
When we talk of tourist attractions here, then the Kodaikanal Lake stands out- the most visited placed as well- for its outstanding landscape and boating facilities. If the Flora Museum draws tourists for its rich compilation of orchids and exotic plants, then the Bryant Park- a botanical garden- delights for its diverse species of roses and lilies. The Kurinji Andavar temple, shaped like the traditional Pallavas temples, is another place worth visiting here.
The list of tourist attraction in Kodaikanal also includes the Astrophysical Observatory, a 120-year-old structure. Waterfalls are many here and the most visited ones include Bear Shola Falls, Glen Falls, Silver Cascade and Fairy Falls. If the Pillar Rocks delight tourists for their vistas of the sunset, then the Coaker's Walk is just perfect to get a wonderful view of the valley.