Coimbatore District is very much known for its tourist attractions. There are number of places to visit in and around Coimbatore. Coimbatore district is one of the biggest districts in Tamil Nadu with lot of tourist attractions, shopping centres as well as religious places.

Some of the major attractions of Coimbatore District are Aliyar Dam, Monkey Falls, Siruvani Dam, Cholayar Dam, Botanical Garden, Horticulture Farms and Vaitheki Falls. All these places are worth visiting. Coimbatore serves as an entry and exit point to neighbouring Kerala State and the ever-popular hill station of Udhagamandalam (Ooty). It is the landing point for those who want to take the Mountain train that runs from Mettupalayam, just 35 kms from Coimbatore.

S.No. Name of the Tourist Places
1 Aliyar Dam, Near Pollachi.
2 Monkey Falls, Near Aliyar.
3 Valparai Hill Station
4 Kovai Kutralum, Siruvani Hills.
5 Siruvani Dam, Near Wallayair.
6 Cholayar Dam, Valparai
7 Parambikulam Dam
8 Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
9 Karamadai Range Forest – Pilloor Dam
10 Kadamparai Power House, Valparai
11 Horticulture Farms, Kallar, Near Mettupalayam
12 Vaitheki Falls, Narasi Palayam
13 Baralikkadau, Karamadai Range Forest
14 Salim Ali Ornithology Centre,Anaikatti
15 Adhiyogi Statue, Isha Yoga Centre

Planetarium and Science Centre

Regional Science Centre
Near CODISSIA Trade Centre
Avinashi Road

Parks and Gardens

Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary and National Park, Pollachi
V.O.C. Park, Upplipalayam, Coimbatore
Gandhi Park. R.S.Puram, Coimbatore
Baharathi Park, Saibaba Colony, Coimbatore
Botanical Garden, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
Aliyar Dam Park

Theme and Amusement Parks

Black Thunder (Water Sports), Meetupalayam
Kovai Kondattam (Amusement Park), Pachapalayam
Maharaja Theme Park, Neelambur


Gass Forest Museum
G.D.Naidu Automobile Museum
Insect Museum, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University