Coimbatore is often called ‘Textile Capital’ or ‘Manchester of India.’ It is the third-largest city in Tamil Nadu, located on the banks of the Noyyal River. The city is blessed, with a pleasant climate all around the year. Coimbatore has a lot to offer to its visitors from, ancient temples, delicious cuisines to breath taking mountains & heritage sites. Coimbatore is an ideal place for every travel geek. It is 365 km from BLR & a Meru Outstation cab is a suitable way to reach the city. Book from our different cab categories as per your necessity. Right from pocket-friendly cabs, electronic sedans to six-plus seater Innova Crysta cars, Meru offers numerous options. You may come across a lot of taxi services, travels or car rental services, but while planning a long journey is better to go with a reputed company. Choose a start and end point & our driver will pick you up and drop you at the desired place. If you have more time, do visit Pondicherry located along the Bay of Bengal. Coimbatore is also famous for the 112 feet tall statue of Lord Shiva & visited by a countless number of national & international tourists. There are a lot of trekking and campaigning spots as well. If you want to explore the neighbouring places of Coimbatore, then don’t forget to visit Ooty which, is only 70 km away from here. Nowadays additional destination attachment option is also available on outstation journeys. So, don’t miss to visit this place. Other famous places to visit in Coimbatore are Sree Ayyappan Temple, Marudhamalai Hill Temple, VOC Park & Zoo, Perur Pateeswarar Temple, Isha Yoga Centre, Gedee Car Museum and a lot more. If you are an adventurous person then you must visit Vellari Mala, Dhoni Hills and Perumal Peak, where you can do trekking & campaigning. The Gass Forest Museum is another spectacular place that you should stop by on your trip to Coimbatore. Nature-lovers shouldn’t miss this place. It is open from 9 am to 1 pm & 2 pm to 5:30 pm. Another must-visit place in Coimbatore is the Kasthuri Sreenivasan Art Gallery & Textile Museum which is next to Coimbatore International Airport. It is the best place to explore different artform and one of few museums within city limits. If you are on a long or short trip to Coimbatore you can choose a one way or two-way option at the time of booking.
Adiyogi Shiva Statue
The statue of Adiyogi Shiva is a popular attraction for tourists visiting Coimbatore. The statue is located in the complex of Isha Foundation near the foothills of the Velliangiri Mountains. It is 112 feet tall and 147 feet long, making it the largest bust sculpture in the world. There is also the famous Dhyanalinga temple located in the complex. There is no entry fee & open from 6 am to 8 pm.
Gedee Car Museum
This is one of the spectacular places in India, especially for a car enthusiast. Here you will get to see cars, like Austin 7 of the year 1922, Benz Motorwagen (1886), including numerous antique cars from India, Japan, Germany & France. The museum was established, by a famous engineer and inventor, GD Naidu. There are also replicas of engines of antique cars. This place is open every day from 9 am to 5 pm.
Sri Naga Sai Temple
Sri Naga Sai temple is a popular temple for the devotees of Sri Sai Baba. It is one of the few Sai Baba Temples in south India. There is a huge crowd, especially on Thursdays and Sundays. People from all caste, creeds and religions visit this temple with devotion and love. It is the best place to find peace, wisdom and get closer to god and is only 1.5 km away from the city centre.
TNAU Botanical Garden
TNAU Botanical is home to some rare varieties of herbs and trees. It was established in 1908 and is an important place to gain knowledge about floriculture and landscaping. The garden has a different collection of native and exotic flora of about 800 species. It is spread across 300 acres and has various flowering trees, lawn grasses, traditional flowers etc. It is located 13 km away from Coimbatore North Railway Station.
Innovative Film City
Innovative Film City is on the bucket list of every Film lover. As the name implies, it is a film park on the outskirts of Bangalore. Spread across 58 acres, there are several activities offered to tourists. The place is full of rides and fun-filled activities for kids. Tribal Museum, Big Boss House, Sand Beach and Aqua Museum are some popular places within IFC. Cartoon City is one of the major attractions, especially for kids. There are different rides based on different cartoons. If you like horror then don’t miss out on the Haunted Mansion full of skeletons and zombies. Till now you must have seen Dinosaurs only in movies, but here at Dino Park, one can get to see realistic dinosaurs. GO-Karting, Mini Golf, Fossil Hunting are some other activities at Innovative Film City. The entry fee is around Rs 900 per person and is open from 10 am to 7 pm. IFC is not only about travel and fun, but it is also a popular wedding destination and holds corporate events etc. IFC also organizes handicrafts and cultural fairs during Dussehra. It is best to visit during day time as it usually takes 4 to five hours to enjoy the rides and tour the park.
Chamundeshwari Wax Museum
While on your trip to Coimbatore don’t miss to visit the Chamundeshwari Wax Museum located in Mysore. Chamundeshwari Wax Museum is one of the first Celebrity Wax museums opened in Mysore, Karnataka. Tourists can get to see realistic statues of their favourite sportsperson, politicians, Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities as well. The realistic statues, of these people, will surprise you due to their amazing detailing. There are more than 50 wax statues. To name a few are Dalai Lama, Albert Einstein, Michael Jackson, Kalpana Chawla, Lionel Messi, Baba Ramdev etc. Apart from these, there are other activities like Horror House, Mirror Maze, Kids Water Games and Paintball Target Shooting. The museum is located behind the racecourse near CARP house on Maharana Pratap road in Mysore. Plan your trip to this amazing with Meru’s cab rent service offering various packages as needed. Do visit this hidden gem in Mysore.
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum
Mysore Sand Sculpture is home to different sculptures of gods, animals, birds, marine life and cartoons as well. It is a unique kind of museum of sand sculptures. The efforts and innovation by the artists make this place worth visiting at least once in a lifetime. It was opened in 2014 and has 150 sand sculptures on display.