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Kodaikanal Tourist Attractions

Kodaikanal Lake TamilnaduKodaikanal is one of the most famous and loveable hill stations in India. Nevertheless, unlike its cousins in the North India, Kodaikanal is relatively unaltered and unexplored. The city is proud of its heritage and natural beauty and actively participates in retaining these elements. Apart from the unexplored sceneries, Kodaikanal offers a range of tour attractions to the visitors. Here we list a few of them: -

Kodaikanal Lake
'The Kodaikanal Lake' is the most visited tourist destination in the city of Kodaikanal. It is actually a star shaped lake that encloses an area of around 60 acres. The surrounding has been wonderfully landscaped and is worth visiting. Among the facilities available for the tourists, boating and promenade skirting are very popular.

Flora Museum
Located at the Sacred Heart College, Flora museum is a must visit destination in Kodaikanal. The place is just 5 kilometers from the town center and can be easily hiked in an hour. The 'Orchidarium' here has a collection of more than 300 species of orchids and other exotic plants that have been painstakingly collected in and around Nilgiris.

Bryant Park
Bryant Park is a botanical garden that is situated on the eastern side of 'The Lake'. The Bryant Park is a not-to-be-missed tourist attraction in Kodaikanal. The park was conceived and landscaped by Glenn Bryant, a British Army officer. The park is a hub of horticulture activity in Tamilnadu. It produces and exports lots of flowers that include different species of Roses and Lilies among others.

Kurinji Andavar Temple
Kurinji Andavar is a small temple that is located 3 kilometers from the Lake. It is one of the very few temples you will find in this city. The temple that has been modeled around the traditional Pallavas temples is dedicated to Lord Murugan.

Astrophysical Observatory
Built in the year 1889, the Astrophysical Observatory stands on the highest point of the city of Kodaikanal. The place is renowned for its research in meteorology and solar physics. It also houses a small museum that has models explaining the complex scientific phenomenon in simple ways.

Water Falls
There are numerous waterfalls in and around Kodaikanal. Nevertheless, the best among them are Bear Shola Falls, Silver Cascade, Fairy Falls and Glen Falls. These falls also serve as popular picnic spots and are very popular among kids.

Pillar Rocks
Pillar Rocks are located about 7 kilometers from city center in Kodaikanal. These are actually three rocks that magnificently jut into the sky to a height of about 400 feet. The place is the best to view the sunset and the glittering Kodaikanal at night.

Coaker's Walk
Coaker's walk is a one and half kilometers stretch that runs parallel to the Lake. This walk offers a magnificent view of the valley. It derives its name from Lt. Coaker, who had conceived Kodaikanal. The most interesting point along this walk is the Telescope House that offers visitors a panoramic view of the valley and nearby township.