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Coimbatore is a Growing City in India

Oct 16, 2007
Coimbatore is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu and one of the fastest growing cities in India. The city is situated on the banks of the river Noyyal. Located in the shadow of the Western Ghats.

Known for its pleasant climate aided by the fresh, peaceful atmosphere, cosmopolitan outlook and private enterprise.

History of which dates back to the Sangam age. It is found that in early days the area was inhabited by tribes, the most predominant among them being the Kosars who are reported to have had their headquarters at Kosampathur which probably later became the present Coimbatore.

The Textile Capital of South India is one of the most industrialised cities in the state. The rich black soil of the region has contributed to the flourishing agriculture industry and it is in fact that the successful growth of cotton that served as a foundation for the establishment of its famous textile industry.

There are two good water theme parks Black Thunder Near Ooty foot hills and Kovai Kondattam enroute to Siruvani Dam which are great to visit.

Temples include Eachanaari Vinayaga Temple in Pollachi road, Marudhamalai Hill Temple and Anubhavi Subramniar temple which has a natural spring that spurts water throughout the year. Perur Siva Temple is Asias biggest statue of Lord Ganesha temple in Puliakulam.

Other places of worship include Kottai Hidayathul Islam Safia Jamath Mosque in Kottaimedu.

Forest College temple is located about 3 km north of the Coimbatore Railway Station. The College is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the country. The museum of the College is a must visit. This museum has an interesting collection of rocks, pests, snakes, insects and fossils of plants and animals.
The VOC Park is named after the famous freedom fighter V O Chidambaram. It is an interesting place to visit along with children. Some of the main attractions within the park include the aquarium, having a good collection of different species of fish, a mini zoo and models of prehistoric dinosaurs. Apart from these children can also enjoy themselves on swing, slider, seesaw, toy train and other play equipment.

Agriculture University is definitely an interesting place to visit. It is situated about 5 kms away from the Coimbatore railway station and is considered as one of the best institutions of its kind in South Asia. The university includes a botanical garden which is the main source of attraction here. The garden here owns a wide range of species of flowering plants and trees.
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Douglas Scott works for The Rental Car Hire Specialist. and is a free lance writer for The Coimbatore Rental Site
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