Tourist Places Near DinidgulDindigul has several tourist places nearby which are worth a visit whether for weekend trips or even for long breaks. They are conveniently located near Dindigul and can be easily reached by rail or road. The places like Madurai and Coimbatore are rich in history and culture and architectural marvels.
Krishnagiri is the district headquarters of the Krishnagiri district and one of the most rapidly rowing towns of Tamil Nadu. Krishnagiri is famous for the Krishnagiri Dam, which is currently undergoing renovation and expansion. Several small scale industries are being set in the town. Krishnagiri mango is very famous in South India as well as other parts of India. Krishnagiri is very important from the point of view of agriculture.
Tourist Attractions in KrishnagiriThere
are several trekking routes from Krishnagiri that have made the place
very popular among the tourists. A 500-year-old Rama Temple near Krishnagiri draws many visitors each
year. Apart from this, Sayed Basha hills and the fortress of Tipu
Sultan, the boat house etc are some of the popular tourist destinations.
The museum in Krishnagiri is very famous for the preservation of traditional culture, art and architecture. Both the Tamil Nadu Government as well as the Krishnagiri Municipality takes care of the museum and it is indeed very well maintained. This has been promoted as a tourist attraction as well as a center of education.
Hotels in Krishnagiri
Velan International Hotel
Address: 150/43 East Parallel Road, Krishnappa Layout, Krishnagiri
Address: No: 2, NH 8, Bangalore Bye Pass, Near Toll Plaza, Krishnagiri
How to Reach KrishnagiriKrishnagiri is connected to various parts of India through National Highways including Krishnagiri–Ranipet NH 46, Pondicherry–Krishnagiri NH 66, Krishnagiri–Madanapalli NH 219 and Varanasi–Kanyakumari via Krishnagiri NH 7.
Distance between Krishnagiri and Dindigul: 275 kms
Bus Timings: Begins at 3.30am till late night
Bus Fares: Rs 450 to Rs 710
Nearest Railway Station: Hosur which is only 47kms from Krishnagiri
Tourist Attractions in MaduraiApart from the world famous Meenakshi Temple, Madurai has some exquisite tourist attractions like Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam, Gandhi Museum, Kazimar Big Mosque and Thirupparankundram. Known for its architecture, Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace, should be in one's itinerary while visiting Madurai. The man-made pond with a temple at the middle, Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam is a beautiful spot in Madurai. Visiting amusement parks or shopping for handicraft, Madurai has lots to offer.
Hotels in Madurai
The Madurai Residency
Address: 14-15, west Marret Street, Main Madurai,
Madurai , Tamil Nadu,625001
Address: 38 Madukkulam Main Road, NH7,
Palanganatham signal Junction, Madurai 625003
Phone Number: 0452- 2371155
The Gateway Hotels and Resorts
Address: 40, T P K Road, Pasumalai, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625004.
Phone Number: 0452 663 3000
Hotel Royal Court
Address: No.4, West Veli Street, Madurai 625001, India
Phone Number: 0452 435 6666
How to Reach Madurai from DindigulMadurai is well connected by several trains with Dindigul. Some of the trains taht will help you to reach Madurai are:
- Tamil Nadu Sampark Kranti Express
- Tirunelveli-Dadar Express
- Vaigai Exp
- Madurai-Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express
One of the other options of travelling to Madurai is hiring a cab. It will take about one and half hours to reach Madurai.
Toyota Qualis Rs 416
Time taken to Travel: 1 hr 30mins
CoimbatoreThe Manchester of India, Coimbatore is a popular industrial hub of South India. Over several years, Coimbatore has been ruled by several rulers from Rashtrakutas to Chalukyas to Pandyas till it fell under the British rule after the Third Mysore War. Coimbatore has a cosmopolitan culture because of the huge concentration of industries in the region.
Tourist Attractions in CoimbatoreLike most of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is popular for its temples. Perur Pateeswarar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the must visit places of Coimbatore. The huge number of halls and gopurams and stone carvings are important attractions of the temple. Coimbatore is also famous for its numerous churches, the most famous being Infant Jesus Church and St. Michael’s Cathedral. If you happen to visit Coimbatore during Christmas or Easter, do make it a point to visit these churches. VOC Park and Zoo and G.D.Naidu Museum are worth visiting in Coimbatore.
Hotels in CoimbatorePrince Garden Hotels and Resorts
Address: No 28, Opposite Savithiri Photo House, Kalingarayan Street,
Ram Nagar, Coimbatore - 641009
Phone Number: (0422) 6738988
Address: 73, Sivaswamy Road, Ram Nagar,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641018
Phone Number: 0422 223 1451
Landmark: Near Gandhipuram Bus Stop
Address: Suvan Meadows, No.41, Sri Balaji Nagar, Kallapatty west,
Kalapatti, Coimbatore - 641048
Phone Number: 9500900143
Price Range: Rs 500 & Below
Vivanta By Taj Surya
Address: Race Course Rd, Race Course, Gopalapuram,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641018
Phone Number: 0422 668 1000
Price Starts from: Rs 5,200-Rs 14,000
How to Reach Coimbatore from DindigulDistance between Coimbatore and Dindigul: 153kms
Time by road: 2hrs 40 mins
Trains: Cbe Tn Link Exp, and Nagercoil Exp
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