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Top 13 attractions you must visit in Dindigul

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About 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.

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Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy TempleGiri Veethi, Palani, Tamil Nadu 624601, India
Hindu Temples

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
Bear Shola FallsKodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624103, India

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
Berijam LakeBerijam Lake, Tamil Nadu 624101
Lake/ River/ Ponds

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.

Coakers Walk - Kodaikanal
Coakers Walk - KodaikanalCoaker's Walk, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101, India
Mountain Peaks

Coakers Walk is a beautiful man-made one-kilometre-long walking plaza built on the mountains in the mesmerizing city of Kodaikanal

Dindigul Rock Fort
Dindigul Rock FortDindigul Fort Temple, Muthalagupatty, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624001, India

A 17th-century hill fort built by Madurai Nayak situated in the top a hill. Historical place, architectural beauty.

Fairy Falls
Fairy FallsFairy Falls Rd, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101, India

Situated in the beautiful South-Indian station of Kodaikanal, the enchanting Fairy Falls is the source of the Pambar River which joins into the Vaigai River later on.

Guna Caves
Guna CavesPillar Rocks Rd, Tamil Nadu 624101, India
Rock Formations

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.

Kodaikanal Lake
Kodaikanal LakeKodaikanal Lake, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101
Lake/ River/ Ponds

A manmade lake located in the Kodaikanal city. boating, natural beauty, horse ride, shopping etc.

Kodaikanal Pine Forest
Kodaikanal Pine ForestKodaikanal Ghat Rd, Senbahanoor, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101, India
Short Hikes

A great place for some nature walking and photography. This is a popular tourist spot in Kodaikanal and has an option for horse riding. The pine trees were planted in 1906 in order to grow timber.

Kumbakkarai Falls
Kumbakkarai FallsKumbakarai Road, Tamil Nadu 624101, India

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.

Pillar Rocks Viewpoint
Pillar Rocks ViewpointPillar Rocks Rd, Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu 624101, India
Rock Formations

Pillar Rocks are three vertical granite boulders, standing shoulder to shoulder amidst untouched packets of dense rainforests.

PoombaraiPoombarai, Tamil Nadu 624103, India
Outdoors- Other

A picturesque village in Kodaikanal, located around 6300 m above sea level. This place is famous for garlic and here is a small temple 'Kuzhanthai velappar temple'.

Sirumalai Reserved Forests
Sirumalai Reserved ForestsSirumalai, Tamil Nadu 624003, India
Outdoors- Other

Sirumalai is a reserved region of 6000 acres. Many high hills, nature, waterfalls, trekking area ,wildlife ,etc.

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