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Coimbatore, also known as Kovai, is the 2nd largest Metropolitan city in Tamil Nadu. It is located on the banks of the river Noyyal and is surrounded by the Western Ghats. Coimbatore is frequently referred to as the ‘Manchester of South India’.

Coimbatore is the perfect tourist destination for people who love nature and a scenic location. It is also a popular destination among those who wish to escape the unforgiving South Indian summers.

Coimbatore is best known for its picturesque backdrop and mountainous terrain. The mountains have given birth to many waterfalls and the abundance of wildlife and greenery in and around the city are sure to soothe the soul. The Nilgiri Hills are India's first biosphere that feature in the 14 'hotspots' of the world. Right from trekking in the forests and picnicking by the waterfalls, to lazing around on the vast tea estates and bird watching, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy while you soak in the beauty of the Nilgiri Hills.

While in Coimbatore, you may want to take a trip to the Noyyal River, Siruvani Waterfalls and dam, Vaideki Falls and Sengupathi Falls. Coimbatore also has many lakes including Valankulam Lake, Krishnampatti Lake, Singanallur Lake, Seevagasintamani Lake and Kuruchi Lake. These lakes are home to over 125 species of local and migratory birds including Spot-billed Pelican, Ibis, Painted Stork, Open Billed Stork, Teal, Black-winged Stilt, and Spot-billed Duck. If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you will find these places especially delightful. The VOC Park & Zoo and the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park too are great for wildlife observation.

If culture and architecture are more your thing, then head to Town Hall, a heritage building in Coimbatore city that was built in 1882 in honor of Queen Victoria. Museums that can be visited include Gass Forest Museum, G.D. Naidu Museum, Ancient Industrial Artifacts Museum, Gandhi Museum and the Regional Science Center.

There are many famous temples in and around Coimbatore that are frequented by people from all over the country. These include the Marudamalai Murugan Temple, Perur Patteeswarar Temple, Konniamman Temple, Thandu Mariamman Temple, Vazhai Thottathu Ayyan temple and the famous Dhyanalinga Yogic Temple.

For people interested in sports and other activities, there are two spectacular golf courses in Coimbatore - Coimbatore Golf Club and Kovai Hills Golf Academy (KHGA). The Kari Motor Speedway is one of the best and India's 2nd modern racing circuit.Black Thunder is a Water Theme Park located 40 km from Coimbatore and has over 49 rides. Other amusement parks include Kovai Kondattam and Maharaja Theme Park.

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