Tirupur

There are many temples around Tirupur which would interest religiously minded people. These include Sugreeswarar Temple, Konganagiri Hillock Temple, Avinashiappar Temple, Vazhaithotathu Ayyan Temple, Tirumurugan Poondi and Tirupur Tirupathi Temple. Sugreeswarar temple situated at S. Periyapalayam in the outskirts of Tirupur city was built by Pandya rulers in the 10th century. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the shrine is an architectural phenomenon made of precisely carved long stones evocative of the Pandyan era.
The Konganagiri Hillock Temple is a small shrine on a little hillock inside Tirupur. Avinashiappar temple is one of the seven Shivastalams in Kongu Nadu. Arulmigu Vazhai Thottathu Ayyan Temple is located 40 kms east of Coimbatore and about 20 kms west of Tirupur. Thirumurugan Poondi is an ancient temple dating back 2,000 years at least and was supposedly built by the Chera kings. This temple is where Lord Muruga worshipped Lord Shiva and hence the name Thirumurugan Poondi. Tirupur Tirupathi temple is a temple that is similar to the famous Tirumala Tirupathi in Andra Pradesh.
Andipalayam Lake with its scenic surroundings will appeal to nature lovers. It’s a great place to head to for a quiet picnic. Udumalpet near Tirupur (60 kms) has been christened Poor Man's Ooty. There are many places of tourist interest like Thirumoorthy Dam, Amaravathi Dam and Chinnar Monkey Falls. Munnar, one of Kerala’s most popular hill stations is quite close to Udumalpet.
Like the rest of South India, From Tirupur, you can drive down to many interesting tourist spots which are all just two-three hour drives from the town. Tamil Nadu’s famous hill stations of Kodaikanal, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) and Coonoor are close by. The industrial town of Coimbatore is not too far. Other places of tourist interest include Pollachi, Kutralam Falls, Vaideki Falls, Topslip, Nelliyampathy, Valparai, Kotagiri and Palani. Important Tourist Places are categorised and listed below;

1.General information
2.Hindu Temples
3.Jain Temple
4.Historical Monuments
5.Lake, Dams and Reservoir
6.Hill Station
7.Waterfalls
8.Hotels
9.Connectivity

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