Top 13 attractions to explore in Dindigul
Dindigul derives its name from the words 'Thindu' which means pillow and 'kal' which means rock. It refers to the bare hills which overlook the city.
Palani is one of the important pilgrim place for Hindus. Palani Murugan (Kartikeya) temple is very famous among Hindu religion. This temple is situated in the top of a large hills. there is ropeway now to climb the hills, otherwise we should climb around 1000 steps to get there.
Bear Shola Falls is a popular tourist spot in the region of Kodaikanal. This cascade is a seasonal attraction that comes to life in its fullest during the monsoons when the water flows down from the hilltop making its way through the verdant greenery of the region.
Berijam Lake is a reservoir near Kodaikanal. It is at the old site of Fort Hamilton in the upper Palani hills. This is part of a watershed development project. Trekkers can get permission to stay overnight. There is a forest rest house with limited accommodations which serves as an overnight base camp for Forestry Department staff, researchers, and trekkers.
Guna Cave is wonderful tourist spot in Kodaikanal on Moir Point road. The cave is formed between two large Pillar Rocks. It is one of the best tourist places to visit in kodaikanal. This large, dark and ancient cave is also called as Devil's Kitchen.
Kumbakkarai falls is the lesser- known falls in the foothills of Kodaikanal. This falls has two stages. . The travellers come here and take bath in the falls. The water flows throughout the year; but in rainy seasons the flow will be very heavy. Bathing is possible.
Map of attractions in Dindigul