Located in the hills of Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is a beautiful hill station, famous for its breathtaking landscapes and refreshing atmosphere. Kodaikanal translates to “The Gift of the Forest” which it undoubtedly is; bountiful forests it is dotted with are the proof. But it is just not the natural wonders that make Kodaikanal an ideal tourist destination, as it also houses a number of man-made monuments and structures which attract tourists. The list of Kodaikanal tourist places is quite long and features some iconic landmarks including historical churches and Hindu temples, apart from spots that offer breathtaking views of hills. You can find some amazing waterfalls, parks, and wildlife spaces in Kodaikanal. All these interesting places and pleasant climate collectively make Kodaikanal an excellent tourist destination.
Nature has blessed Kodaikanal with some wonderful places where you can capture nature in your eyes and breathe in its captivating beauty. Some of the best places in Kodaikanal to witness its natural beauty are Pillar Rocks, Silver Cascade Falls, Dolphins Nose, Moir Point, etc. The hill station is dotted with numerous old churches with displaying brilliant architecture. La Salette Church, Christ the King Church and Lutheran Church are some of the best churches here. Kurinji Temple and Subrahmanya Temple are significant religious places for Hindus in Kodaikanal located at points offering enchanting views of the green mountains. Being a place full of wilderness, Kodaikanal also has some excellent trekking trails that you can take if you want to try adventure in Kodaikanal.
Visiting Kodaikanal for the first time? These guides are must read:
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