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Stay safe
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="taxiGUIDEGrass Hills Tours & Travels" alt="Chauffer driven car rental and package tours" address="" directions="" phone="+91 - 94878 79445, 89036 79445, 94878 79446" url="http://www.grasshillstravels.com/" hours="" price=" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Car rental, accommodation booking and package tours for all budgets are available to Valparai, Athirapally, Pollachi, Topslip, Parambikulam, Munnar, Kodaikanal and Ooty.</listing> * <listing name="bookcab.in" alt="Coimbatore Car Rental" address="" directions="" phone="080 3000 3000" url="http://www.bookcab.in/coimbatore/car-rental" hours="Inquiry: 24/7" price="" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">Coimbatore Car Rental services on BookCab.in</listing> * <listing name="taxi'''Bold text'''GUIDE.in" alt="Coimbatore Car Rental" address="" directions="" phone="+91 888 023 4455" url="http://www.taxiguide.in/TourPackages/Coimbatore_Car_Rental.aspx" 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 taxiGUIDE.in - a Chauffeur Driven Car Rental Service in 75 Cities in India. </listing> * ADITYA TRAVELS,COVAI @ 0 8281573822. is reasonable give good service
*<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="www.kannantours.com" 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>
=== Other attractions ===
* <see name="Athar Jamad Jamaat 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>
==Do==
==Buy==
Shopping in Coimbatore is concentrated in the areas of RS Puram, Cross-Cut Road and the Town Hall Area(Oppanakara St, Big Bazaar St, Raja St).Coimbatore,known as the Manchester of South India,is famous for textiles.Visitors to Coimbatore must not miss the dazzling array of shops selling Kanchivaram, Benares and designer sarees at Cross-Cut Road. Coimbatore is also known for its numerous jewelry stores situated along Cross-Cut Road and Town Hall Area. Leading global brands like Lee,Arrow,United Colors of Benetton, Levi’s Reebok, Adidas, Puma, Crocodile etc.,have retail outlets in D.B.Road. There are several huge textile showrooms in the city (RmKV,Pothys,The Chennai Silks,Shree Devi Textiles,Sri Ganapathy silks,Kalyan Sarees , Kalanikethan, Srinikethan etc., ) that sell ethnic wear, catering to the needs of the entire family.Sri Krishna Sweets, that specializes in Indian sweets,is famous for its Mysurpa(a sweet made from lentil flour and ghee).
BrookeFields in Brooke fields in brookebond Bond road is a famous shopping mall which is equivalent to the malls in Bangalore, Dubai, etc..The mall 'Fun Republic' adds more color to Coimbatore Shopping. You can get all Branded dress materials, Electronics, Duty Paid shops, etc..
ATMs are available in most parts of the city with most concentrated in the commercial areas like R.S.Puram,Trichy Road and Avanashi Road.
*<eat name="Brookfields plaza" alt="" address="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, Subway, Baskin Robbins, etc. Also it houses 6 Screens that show English, Tamil, Telugu, Malyalam and Hindi movies. All these screens have latest 7.1 Channel sound system apart from Qube and RDX visuals along with 3D projections. </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="http://www.usedcarsincoimbatore.com" 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>
*<eat name="Artful Home" alt="" address="T10, Fun Republic Mall" directions="Peelamedu" phone="9842223220" url="www.artfulhome.in" hours="10 am - 10 pm" price="Rs.50 - Rs.5000" lat="" long="">Our home decor item includes wooden Ganesha , wooden handicrafts, ceramic products, warli art, rajasthani collections, wooden products, ceramic bowls and clocks.</eat>
The Siruvani water supplied in Coimbatore is said to be one of the tastiest waters in the world, in fact the second tastiest. Don't you ever resort to buying mineral water bottles when in Coimbatore. If so, you are going to miss something really good.
All the Wineshops liquor stores and Bars will be closed around 10P.M. So you need to plan early if you are partying. Coimbatore is not a party town, So you cannot find any Pub's many Pubs or Disco clubs in the City. However there Bars in upscale hotels in the city are few 2 star and 3 star hotel for parties '''jenny Club always an option. Bike & Barrel at peelamedu, Benz Club near Perur, Lee meridian Hotel in Avinashi Road, Etc..''' for rich parties. For economic people we have TASMAC which will The Residency tends to be closed early.a popular choice
==Sleep==
one of the best and cheapest lodge located near bus stand. well maintained and good service. located opposite to karpagam complex.just five minutes walk to cross cut road.</sleep>
*<sleep name="Guestlines Service Apartments" alt="" address="Sivaram Nagar, Sungam bye pass road,Coimbatore" directions="" phone="914222302280" url="http://www.guestlines.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="2000" lat="" long="">Guestlines Service Apartments has 15 fully furnished rooms with free wifi & gym. Guestlines is just about 1.5km from the coimbatore railway station.</sleep>
*<sleep name="Hotel Prince Gardens" alt="Hotels in Coimbatore" address="28, Kalingarayan Street, Ramnagar, Gandhipuram, Coimbatore - 641009" directions="" phone=" 0422 - 4000 9000" url="http://www.hotelprincegardens.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Business Class Hotels Coimbatore: Book affordable rooms in Coimbatore at hotel Prince Gardens. [email protected]</sleep>
*<sleep name="Hotel Srri Aswini Deluxe" alt="" address="6&7,Kalingarayan Street ,Ramnagar" directions="Coimbatore" phone="0422-2238771" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""></sleep>
*<sleep name="M,K, Residency" alt="M.K. Homes India Ltd" address="145,Gokhale St, Ram Nagar,Coimbatore-641 009" directions="Near Senthil Kumaran Cinema Theatre" phone="+91 422 4393636" url="www.mkresidency.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">The M.K Residency operates similar to serviced apartment.</sleep>
==Stay safe==
Watch out for pickpockets at Ukkadam , Townhall,and Gandhipuram bus standstands. While travelling on bus, keep your valuables safe.
==Get out==
* '''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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