Perur Temple
It is Asia’s number 1 theme park, which is located amidst the woods, with Nilgiri hills making the perfect backdrop. It is spread over 65 acres of land having all kinds of adventurous and thrilling rides. It located at a distance of 41 km from Coimbatore. If you prefer to reach by train, then Coimbatore, Mettupalayam, and Tiruppur are the nearest railway stations.Black Thunder Theme Park is mainly a water park, though other rides are also available. You can also stay at the luxurious accommodations available at the park. There are forty Deluxe Rooms and suites in this place for your family to recoil. In addition, you can savour delicacies in the multi cuisine restaurant and chill in the bar and cafe. Other facilities available include Health club, Children’s Play Zone, Corporate Conference facilities, lush lawn, etc.
Nilgiris is India’s first biosphere that ranks among the 14 ‘hotspots’ of the world. It is among the oldest mountain ranges in India and a home to three beautiful hill stations – Coonoor, Ooty, and Kotagiri. You will find all aspects of nature interspersed with each other in this heavenly abode. Waterfalls, tea plantations, rolling grasslands and spectacular viewpoints define the beauty of Nilgiri Hills. Siruvani Waterfalls This beautiful waterfall is situated 35 km to the west of Coimbatore. A dam is also constructed there, named after this waterfall. To reach Siruvani Waterfalls, you have to pass through a place called Sadivayal Checkpost, where you need to pay a nominal entry fee. Tribals such as Irulars and Mudugars live here.
It is a unique yogic temple, beyond any particular faith and believes in spiritual essence of living. They don’t follow any special kind of prayer or ritual. They only believe in meditation and provide you with a serene and spiritual ambiance in the midst of dense forest, essentially at the foothills of Velliangiri Mountains, 30 km from west of Coimbatore.Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev consecrated the temple and even said this place will make people, who are unaware of meditation, realize what meditation is after he/she sits there silently for few minutes. They even preach that meditation can be done in a more appropriate environment during certain days and time such as on Poornima and Amavasya. Some of the common meditations practiced in Dhyanalinga temple include Nadha Aaradhana, Aumkar Meditation, Pancha Bhuta Aradhana and during special celebration of Mahashivarathri.
During the rule of Raja Raja Chola, Patteeswarar Temple or Perur Temple was built. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva (Patteeswarar being the other name for Shiva) and has been patronized by various poets such as Kachiappa Munivar and Arunagiri Nathar. It is located 7 km to the west of Noyyal River. Inside the temple premises, you can see his consort Parvati (called Pachainayaki) along with him. As per folklore, this deity had emerged at its own and that is why many regard it as ‘Swayambu Lingam’. Halls, gopurams and carved pillars adorn the temple. Also, there is a golden statue of Nataraja in one of the halls of Patteeswarar Temple.
This is one of the picturesque waterfalls popular in Coimbatore district. It is located in the Anaimalai Hills range. You can reach there through Pollachi-Valparai road. It is about 30 km away from Pollachi, just next to two IFS check posts – Azhiyar Valparai and Arutperunjothi Nagar. It has come up as one of the most popular tourist attractions near Coimbatore. Just shell out Rs. 15 as ticket fee and enjoy the beauty of Monkey Falls.