Dindigul Fort - This 280-foot-tall fort was constructed in 1605 by Madurai King Muthi Krishna Naicker and Thirumalai Naicker. It was a witness to many wars between rulers like Tipu Sultan and the English men.
Sirumalai - Hill Resort - This is a Hill resort for weary travellers and is on the way to Natham from Dindigul. This place is accessible from Madurai also.
Thadikombu - Perumal Temple - This is 5 Km. from Dindigul on the way to Karur. The main deity is Lord Alagar and the main festival is during the Tamil month of Chitrai.(April-May)
Begambur Big Mosque - This is a famous mosque in Begambur and is around 200-300 years old.
Sri Kottai Mariamman Kovil - This is an ancient temple believed to be 200 years old and the idol is believed to have been installed by the King Tipu Sultan. There are many deities in this temple like Mariamman which is the main deity, Vinayaka, Muruga, Madurai Veeran, Kali and Durga. The temple structure is in the form of a square. The temple is run by a board of Trustees.
Dindigul - St.Joseph Church - This 100-year-old church was constructed between 1866 to 1872. This is the head church of all other Roman Catholic churches in Dindigul District.
Dindigul is famous for its Briyani which is quite distinct from those in other parts of the country. The recipe is believed to have been passed on by an Iranian national. However, since then the recipe has become more localised.
Venu's Briyani - is the most popular restaurant that serves this unique dish
Thalappakatti - is equally famous and has a longer history
Koli Nadar - is a non-veg restaurant that offers a wide variety
There are many budget restaurants that serve south Indian dishes in Dindigul city. Some of them are:
AryaBhavan, Bus Stand
AshokBhavan, Main road
SaravanaBhavan, Bus Stand
Sri Lakshmi Vilas Hotel, 36 A , Koil Street, Dindigul-624003 (Near Abirami Koil), ☎ +91 - 0451-2433349. edit
Hotel Rajendra (Owner - P Alagarsamy), 174/G Main road, Dindigul-624001, ☎ +91 - 0451-2433947. edit