Maruthamalai Shri Murugan Temple

Maruthamalai Shri Murugan Temple is a small natural hill lying to the west of Coimbatore. More than 800 years old, the presiding deity is Lord Subramaniaswamy. The temple dedicated to Lord Murugan is at a height of 600 feet from the foot of the hill. The flight of steps are interspread with attractive mandapams.Though shorn of all sculptural and architectural glories, the hilly background of this temple compensates for their absence and makes it an attractive picnic spot even from the point of view of an holiday-maker.

Arulmigu Subramaniyaswamy Thirukoil,
Maruthamalai, Coimbatore - 641 046.
Temple Office Phone : + 91-422-422490.
Thandumariamman Temple

ThanduMariamman appeared during Tippu Sultan's period in one of his soldiers dream and said she has been living in that particular place for a very long period, which was a forest then, the next day morning that soldier went in search of the godesses in the same forest and found her beside a Neem tree. Overjoyed by the Godesses dharisanam, he showed her to his countrymen. One fine day, he built a temple in that place. Soon the news spread allover and she was worshipped by the name Thandu Mariamman.

Perur Patteeswara Swamy temple

Perur Patteeswara Swamy temple Of the many temples in Coimbatore, the Perur Patteeswara Swamy temple is the most popular temple in the city. Built by the King Karikala Cholan, this temple is situated 7 kms west of Coimbatore near river Noyyal.The presiding deity is Shiva and the 'Swayambu Lingam' is the idol worshipped here. This sanctum is the joint effort of the Chola, Hoysala and Vijayanagara rulers during their reign. The greatest attraction of the temple is the 'Kanaka Saba' or the golden hall which is adorned by a gold plated statue of Nataraja bestowing blessings upon the two sages - Gowmuni and Pattimuni. The gopurams and pillars of the hall are exquisitely carved out sculptures highlighting Dravidian architecture.The significance of Perur temple in earlier days are unfolded in the poetic creations of Arunagiri Nather and Kachiappa Munivar. The temple stands on the banks of the holy river Noyyal called 'Kanchi Manadi' by the locals. Pilgrims from all over visit this spot to pay homage to their ancestors. It is believed that the mortal remains of the dead turn into white stones after about 144 days.

Maasani Amman Koil

Maasani Amman Koil Aanaimalai, a place near Pollachi was earlier ruled by a king called Naanan. He had a very special mango tree in his farm on the riverside of Aaliyar, which he was so fond of. He was so particular that nobody was allowed to use neither the mangoes nor its leaves. Once, a group of girls were having their bathe in the Aaliyar river and saw a mango floating on the river which belonged to nanans tree, on anxiety one of the girl picked the mango and ate it, even after several pleadings made by her father, the king sentenced her to death. After some time the villagers in that particular area formed a female figure in lying state in rememberance of the innocent girl on the graveyard sand and started worshipping her. In due course she was worshipped by the name "Maasani" Later Kozhinkhosargal defeated king Naanan and destroyed that particular mango tree. It is beleived that Lord Rama on his way in search of Seetha, was absorbed by the power of this temple, stopped here and performed his meditation adding glory to this temple.

Eechanari Temple

Lord Vinayagar is the residing deity of Eechanari Temple. The temple is at Pollachi Main Road, Eechanari. The idol that is 6 feet tall with 3 feet breadth was being transited from Madurai to Perur, during which the wheel of the conveyance gave away at Eechanari. Efforts to take the idol to Perur did not help. So it came to stay in Eechanari. The temple was completed on 03.06.77. The temple has a committee to administer the poojas and functions. The temple is kept open between 5.00AM to 10.00PM. The special pooja for the idol is done at 6.30 AM and at 6.30 PM everyday. Special poojas are done during Kiruthikai, Poornima, Amavasya and Chathurthi. The buses with any of the following numbers will bring you to Eechanari from Coimbatore: 12, 12A, 12B, 12C, 12D, 12E, 73, 33, 33A, 33C, 33B, 33E, 71, 47, 84, 84A, 84B, 106, 106A.

BANNARI AMMAN TEMPLE

This temple is located in BANNARI ( 83 km from Coimbatore and 10 km from Bhavanisagar ), nearer to SATHYAMANKALAM (also known as SAKTHI ), ERODE district, TAMILNADU state of INDIA. This temple is famous for the GUNDAM irrangum vizhla.

How to come to Bannari amman temple?

From COIMBATORE or ERODE take any bus that is going to SAKTHIYAMANKALAM (SAKTHI) , from there TOWN BUSES & PRIVATE buses are there to BANNARI . (BHAVANI SAGAR DAM is nearer to this temple.)

VANABADRAKALI AMMAN TEMPLE

This temple is located in METTUPALAYAM, COIMBATORE district, TAMILNADU state of INDIA. This temple is nearer to the METTUPALAYAM river.

How to come to Vanabadrakali amman temple?

From COIMBATORE direct buses are there (COIMBATOTE to BADRA KALI AMMAN TEMPLE), Otherwise come to METTUPALAYAM BUS STAND, from there TOWN BUSES are there frequently. (BLACK THUNDER is also there in METTUPALAYAAM.)

Karamadai Ranganathar Temple

Dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, this is the second oldest temple situated in coimbatore,built by the Vijayanagara Kings.

Puliakulam Temple

Asia's Largest idot of Ganesha stands imposingly in Puliakulam Coimbatore. The temple was built in 1996 and weighs about 14 tonnes.

Chemmedu Muthumariyamman temple (23 kms)

This temple is situated near Perur.It is found in a dilapidated condition. The legends state long ago the main town was located in this place only.But today one can see only the ruins.

Ammanalingeshwarar Kovil

situated in Udumlpet district on the hillock of Thirumaurthimalai,21 Kms south of the district.

Avanashillingeshwarar Kovil

Situated 40 Kms.From Coimbatore. Legend has it that a young boy who was killed by a crocodile eas restored to life by a priest named Sundaramuruthi Nayanar thriugh his rendering of the "Dhevaram". The temple is also Known by the name Thirupukoligur.