State: Tamil Nadu
Coordinates: 11.005600 76.966103
The charm of Coimbatore
Coimbatore, or Kovai, as it is known in Tamil, is a city renowned for its industrial business centers. It is the second largest city in Tamil Nadu and also the directorial headquarters of Kovai district.
Coimbatore is very popular for its automobile spare-parts manufacturing units, engineering firms, textile industries, health care centers, and educational institutes. Great weather coupled with warm hospitality offered by its people make it a must visit destination. Located on the banks of the Noyyal River, it is also known as Koneyammanputhhur, which means the 'birthplace of the Goddess'.
To enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the outdoors, Coimbatore is the place to visit. With many wonderful places to stay and a mouth watering food palate, Coimbatore also offers a beautiful landscape.
With its diverse landscape dotted with holy shrines and temples, it is also a popular place of pilgrimage in South India. It is also known for its textile industry, with high quality textiles spun in beautiful designs. Other places of tourist interest like scenic botanical gardens and well-maintained amusement park, are also worth a visit when in Coimbatore.