Coimbatore, also known as Kovai, is the second largest city in Tamil Nadu. A major commercial centre, it is known as the "Manchester of South India". It is an industrialised city and a regional hub for textiles, manufacturing, education and healthcare. Coimbatore has a well-developed educational infrastructure with 2 medical colleges, 7 Universities, and over 54 Engineering Colleges. The city has witnessed steady growth fuelled by its favourable soil, climate and political and economic conditions.

Eating Out!

Predominantly south Indian with rice as its base, Coimbatore cuisine is a delight to the taste buds with its trademark Siruvani Water. The fare is a mix of spicy & tangy, in all, delightfully tasty!

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Hotel Sree Murugan, Opp to Railway Station, 56, Geetha Hall Road, Coimbatore.

Sree Annapoorna Hotel, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore.

Hari Bhavan Restaurant, No. 64, ATP Colony Inside Eskepi Hotel, Balasundaram Road, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore.


Coimbatore is both famous and popular for textiles and is commonly referred to as the "Manchester of South India". Coimbatore has had about 10 small to medium sized shopping malls, and shopping in Coimbatore is mainly focused in the areas of RS Puram, Cross-Cut Road and the Town Hall Area.

Visitors to Coimbatore can check out the dazzling array of shops selling Kanchivaram, Benares and designer sarees as well as the numerous jewellery stores at Cross-Cut Road. There are several huge textile showrooms in the city hat sell ethnic wear, catering to the needs of the entire family.

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Events & Festivals

  • Koniamman Car Festival
    Koniamman temple is situated in the heart of the city near to Town hall in Big Bazaar Street. The Koniamman car festival in Coimbatore is an important event every year and is celebrated every year on 1st March. Thousands of devotees come here to pull the car through the important streets of Coimbatore. The procession starts from the temple, and the chariot is drawn through Big Bazaar Street and is finally parked at Raja Street in a parking space reserved for it.
  • Festivals at the Marudhamalai Temple
    There is Thai Poosam during the January and February months of the year followed by Tamil New Year celebration during the month of April. Next comes the Adiperuku festival that is celebrated with great enthusiasm and importance during the month of August. And then Karthigai deepam is celebrated at Marudhamalai temple with great pomp in November. Last but not least, Aruthra Darisanam and Margali pooja, that falls in December are celebrated grandly at this majestic temple.