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===By bus===
The State Transport Corporation and a lot of private buses operate from Coimbatore to major cities in Tamil Nadu like Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli and neighboring [[Kerala]] and [[Karnataka]] states.
KSRTC Bus Timings From Coimbatore []
Getting around Coimbatore is easy. There are public transport buses, auto rickshaws and plenty of taxis available. Auto rickshaws can charge whatever they feel like, if they find that you are an outsider. Call taxis have a digital meter installed which will tell you the cost.Dial any fancy number to get in touch with Call taxis. Minimum charge is Rs. 40/- .and 16/12 per KM for different operators There are many call taxi operators and you can get a number from your hotel, the railway station or airport.
* <listing name="" alt="Coimbatore Car Rental" address="" directions="" phone="+91 888 023 4455" url="" hours="Inquiry: 7am to 11pm" price="Fares starting Rs.1200 for within city and Rs.9.5/km for outstation" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Coimbatore Car Rental services on - a Chauffeur Driven Car Rental Service in 75 Cities in India. </listing>
*<listing name="Kannan Tours &amp; travels Pvt Ltd" alt="coimbatore taxi" address="1273,Trichy Road,Coimbatore 641018" directions="Next to Kannan Departmental stores" phone="0422-2302280" url="" hours="Enquiry:24 hours" price="" lat="" long="">Coimbatore taxi services- Fares start at Rs.1400 for local use for an indica hatchback. A wide range of taxi cabs on rental available starting with an indica to an S class Mercedes.</listing>
=== Temples ===
* '''Marudhamalai Hill Temple''', Anubhavi Subramniar temple which has a natural spring that spurts water throughout the year.
[[File:PERUR PATTEESHWARAR TEMPLE.jpg|thumb|250px|Perur Pateeshwarar Temple]]* '''Perur Siva Pateeshwarar Temple''' a siva temple which is more than 1000 years old with wonderful sculptures.
* '''Asia's biggest statue of '''Lord Ganesha temple''' in Puliakulam.
* '''Velliengiri hills and temple is a famous temple with a long lasting history, which is also known south Kailash. Other temples are Ayappan Pooja Sangam in Ramnagar and Ayyappan temple in New Siddhapudur, Sringeri Saradha Koil, Shirdi Sai Baba temple in Saibaba colony, Koniamman temple and Ramar temple in Ramnagar near Gandhipuram bus stand. Isha Yoga Center's SHIVA TEMPLE - Worth visiting -20 km from city. The famous '''Palani''' temple devoted to Lord Muruga is 100 km from Coimbatore.
*<see name="Anubhavi Subramaniar Temple: " alt="" address="Chinna Thadagam" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">This temple has a natural outflow, which spouts water all through the year. For this reason, the temple is quite popularly known and people never fail to make their visit. There must be 100s of steps to get to the temple, and no mechanical help available. This place is frequented by elephants and hence do not plan to visit the temple during evening hours. Don't forget to visit the Lalithambikai temple situated at its foothills. </see>
*<see name="Marudhamalai Murugan Temple" alt="" address="Arulmigu Subramaniyaswamy Thirukoil" directions="15 km north west of Coimbatore" phone="0422 2422490" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">A huge temple complex, at least 1200 years old, located on a picturesque hill, you should not miss it. </see>
* <see name="Athar Jamad Masjid" alt="" address="" directions="Located in Big bazaar street" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">A famous 100 years old Masjid </see>
* <see name="G.D.Naidu Museum" alt="" address="" directions="Located in Avinashi Road" phone="" url="" hours="8 AM to 4.30PM except on sundays" price="Entrance free" lat="" long="" email="" fax=""> A must visit for all science history enthusiasts. Interesting collection of inventions by G.D.Naidu who is also referred as Edison of India. Interesting science experiments. One can also see the '''history of Industrialisation in Coimbatore'''. Also on display an old motor bike which G.D.Naidu learned to assemble from an British officer after which he interested in engineering. A '''Germany Gift shop''' is attached with the museum where one can buy interesting Toys from Germany. Children will enjoy a lot.</see>
<see name="Kovai kutraalam" alt="" address="" directions="Located on western ghat mountain range that lies west to the city of about 30 t0 35 kms phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="10.00am to 3.30pm" price="">It is a scenic spot with a waterfall originating on the Siruvani hill ranges. </see>
* <eat name="Hari Bavan" alt="" address="RTO Road &amp; Gandhipuram 4th Street &amp; SO Bunk, Peelamedu" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Serves excellent non-veg varieties. the lunch with 4 types of gravy (fish, mutton,chicken and Nattu Kolli gravy) is famous. Dont forget to taste their karandi (omlet) and their side dish. Available only for lunch.</eat>
* <eat name="Ajmir" alt="" address="Near TownHall ManiKundu" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="250 " lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Serves excellent mutton(Beaf) and chicken Dont forget to taste their mutta poriyal and chicken fry thats great. Not only for beef lovers for chicken lovers also this is a place to be.Great</eat>
* <eat name="China town" alt="" address="Nehru staduim in the road between the park gate" directions="ParkGate Ground it will be on a thalluvandi" phone="" url="" hours="Only in the evening" price="price 400 for two" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Serves excellent chinese items like chilly pork, dragon chicken, and their lumpfu soup </eat>
* <eat name="Four season" alt="" address="Non sakthi highway at karattumedu" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="Only in the evening till 12 in night" price="price 300 for two" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Serves excellent veg and non veg items even u can geta beer there nice place for party guys.Dont forget to eat their kerala chicken,kudal ............................................:(</eat>
*<eat name="Hotel Blue Berry" alt="I" address="Opposite VLB Arts College, Kovaipudur." directions="" phone="9952566746" url="" hours="8 AM to 10 PM" price="Price 200 for Two" lat="" long="">Specialist in Biriyani (Mutton, Chicken and Fish). Serves excellent varities of Non Veg curries. Takes function orders and entertains home deliveries. You will be addicted to their Chettinad and Chengudu Chicken.</eat>
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has opened an outlet in R.S.Puram, Coimbatore - Seems to be a big hit amongst the locals here. Always crowded. Difficult to get in on the weekends. It has opened its other branch in branches at Brooke Fields Mall and Avinashi Road also. One can feel McDonald's (MAC) has opened a outlet in Fun Mall in the pipeline Avinashi Road on August 13th. after seeing the response to KFC here in Coimbatore.
*<eat name="Brookfields plaza" alt="" address="Brookbrond Brookbond road, R.S,.Puram" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">has everything from dresses like Rmkv, lifestyle,Pantaloons,reliance Trends, Max to food like KFC, RmkvSubway, lifestyleBaskin Robbins, relaince Trendsetc.</eat>
*<eat name="Dhabas" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Dhabas are very famous in can have a good variety of foods with the facility of attached bars. there are many dhabas in coimbatore. There was a dhaba near maharaja world and one near ramani's mayuri, chinnavedampatti.These places were so peaceful and a good place for boys to have treats. Most of the bar have individual huts where it accommodates around 10 members. Its a best hangout place at nights. </eat>
*<eat name="Seasons" alt="" address="under SKC, R S Puram" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">It is a place where you get good, healthy vegetarian stuff very cheaply. The good items here are corn and spinach sandwich and all fruit juices. It's usually crowded. The ice creams are so nice.</eat>
*<eat name="Sri Aishwarya Cars" alt="Used Car Dealer" address="280, Avinashi Main Road, Peelamedu, Coimbatore 641004" directions="Near Varadharaja Mills" phone="9942416699" url="" hours="09.00am-8.30pm" price="" lat="" long="">Dealing used cars in and around Coimbatore, and also provide Ads to sell cars for Free of cost with your Contact details. You can get quality Pre Owned Cars for Best Price than any other Places in Coimbatore. Before Buy or Sell your Cars just Visit once to Sri Aishwarya cars, Coimbatore. Cell 9942416699</eat>
== Drink ==
* '''Hill stations''' are [[Ooty]] (80 km), [[Valparai]] near Pollachi having no of sight seeing and picnic spots, [[Kodaikanal]] (180 km).
* '''Sanctuaries''' are Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary(150 km), Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary(100 km), Top Slip.
* '''Crocodile Park''' in Amaravathi is near Udumalpet (65 km). This no longer exists. the park has been shutdown and now you can meet the crocks at the chennai crocodile park
*Botanical Garden which is situated opposite to Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, which is situated on the way to Marudhamalai temple.
* '''[Silent Valley national park]''' inside kerala is just one hour drive from coimbatore.
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