Tourism in Tiruppur
Tirupur, one of the popular industrial cities of South India and an emerging international trade center is situated on the banks of the Noyyal River in Tamil Nadu. The city is also the administrative headquarters of Tirupur district. Coimbatore City, which is known as the Manchester of South India is just 42 km away from Tirupur. Tirupur is 459 km away from the state capital Chennai and 291 km away from the city of Bangalore. Every year thousands of tourists and businessmen visit Tirupur and the city is easily accessible by air, rail and road. Coimbatore is the nearest international airport. Trains from all major cities of India pass through Tirupur. Being a major business as well as industrial city Tirupur is well connected by roads with other parts of Tamil Nadu.
Tourist Attractions in TiruppurTirupur is a popular tourist destination in Tamil Nadu. Throughout the year Tirupur is visited by tourists from various parts of the country. The city is the home for a host of famous as well as historic temples like Konganagiri Hill Temple, Sivanmalai Temple, Thirumurugan poondi, Tirupur Tirupathi Temple, Sukreeswarar Temple, Mettuparai Vinayagar Temple and others. The popular tourist spots in and around Tirupur are the Andipalayam Lake, Tirumoorthy Dam, the Monkey Falls, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Amaravathi Dam, Ther Amaravathy Crocodile Park, The Panchalingam Waterfalls etc.
The Tirumoorthy Temple is adjacent to the dam. The Tirumoorthy falls is a famous picnic spot. Those who visit this waterfall can enjoy a 2 km trekking also on the way. In the Tirumurthy Hills the weather is quite cool.
Wildlife in TiruppurThe Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary is at an altitude of 1400 meters in the Western Ghats. The total area of the park is 958 sq.km. There are different kinds of wild animals here such as tiger, panther, elephants, gaur, sloth bear, wild bear, wild dog, deer, porcupine, flying squirrel, jackal, civet cat, etc. There are a few bird species also like green pigeon, spotted dove, black headed oriole, racket-tailed Drongo, re-whiskered Bulbul etc. The hills with green grass, the river streams of Chinnar, the teak forests and the waterfalls are the best examples of awe-inspiring scenic beauty.
Stone Sculptures in TirupurTirumurugan Poondi, a village near Tirupur is famous for stone sculpture. Many families here are engaged in this art for more than three centuries. They mainly make the statues of Hindu gods and goddesses. The excavated coins, various old pottery items, etc. from various parts of Tirupur confirm that it was an ancient town. In the ancient Chola stone carvings the Noyyal River is mentioned as Kanchi Maanadhi.
Tiruppur’s history as an ancient town, the various temples and tourist spots in and around Tirupur and its present position as a global textile hub – all together make Tirupur a popular tourist destination of South India.
Hotels in TiruppurGinger Tirupur is one of the best budget hotels in Tirupur. The rooms are provided with all modern amenities like air conditioner, TV, fridge, telephone and coffee maker. There are about 95 rooms, gym and conference hall here. The hotel provides taxi/van service also. Ginger Tirupur is located on Kangayam Road, 3km away from Tirupur railway station.
Velan Hotel Greenfields is a luxury hotel in Tirupur. There are 70 centrally air-conditioned rooms with world class amenities. For dining, Velan Hotel offers amazing options like Windows Terrace Restaurant, coffee shop, Bar and barbeque restaurant. Other facilities include swimming pool, Ayurvedic center and Banquet Menu.
Gayathri Hotel in Tirupur offers highly comfortable rooms with all satellite TV channels, internet, room service, etc. Additional facilities include in-house laundry, Business, Center, Banquet hall, Multi-cuisine and Garden Restaurant and Travel Assistance.