Mettupalayam Places of Interest

Mettupalayam is a town and a municipality in Coimbatore district. Mettupalayam is situated on the bank of Bhavani River at the foot of the Nilgiri mountains. Mettupalayam is the railway junction for the Nilagiri passenger (NMR), and provides the interchange for passengers of this subline to the broad gauge railway. The Nilgiri Express (Blue Mountain Express) connects Mettupalayam to the state capital Chennai via Coimbatore. Mettupalayam is the starting point for two of the Ghat Roads into the Nilgiri Hills. Fresh fruits & vegetables coming down from the hills and supplied to most parts of Coimbatore district. 38 km from Coimbatore.


Black Thunder

Black Thunder is situated at a place some 41kms from Coimbatore and 40 kms from Ooty. Fun never ends. Asia’s no:1 Water Theme Park is nestled in natural beauty with the green hills of the Nilgiris for a backdrop and the cooling shelter of trees. An idyllic hideaway? Wait! Look around again and you will see people everywhere screaming and shouting with excitement. Jumping ‘n sliding’, swimming ‘n floating’ of thrilling adventurous rides spread over an area of 65 acres. Let the adrenaline flow and experience exhilaration as never before. The nearest railway stations are Mettupalayam. Coimbatore and Tiruppur and the airport is Coimbatore. Ooty Main Road. Mettupalayam - 641305 Coimbatore,Cell:9894726640,9894020504, Ph : 04254-226632. Entry Ticket. Rs. 340/-

Karamadai Ranganathar Temple

Dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, this is the second oldest temple in Coimbatore. It was built by the Vijayanagara Kings. Ph : 04254-272318, 273018.

Shree Venkateswara Swami Vari Alayam (South-Tirumalai)

This temple located at 30 km from Coimbatore. Temple conducting all poojas and ‘utsavas’ like Tirupati Lord Venkateswara. ‘Annadanams’ are providing to the devottees everyday at 11.30 to 2.00 p.m. This temple is located in K.G. Denim Prayer Complex, Then Tirumalai, coimbatore - 641302, Ph : 04254-304339.

Madheswara Temple

Shri Madheswara Temple in Annadasampalayam is one of the old temples in this region. Its rare to locate Lord Shiva temple in this region but Annadasampalayam lucky to have one such. Regular Poojas on each Pournami, Ammavasai & Pradoshams takes place here. Annadhanam served on these occasions. This temple was directly maintained by Annadasampalayam Trustees. Annadasampalayam is located at 10 km from Mettupalayam towards Sathyamangalam.

Sri Jayamangala Anjaneyar-Idugampalayam

50 kms from Coimbatore and 6 kms from Sirumugai. ‘Lord Anjaneyar’ statue was built by ‘Vyasa Raya’ during Krishna Deva Raya’s rule. The uniqueness of this statue is that it was carved from a single monolithic rock called Suyambu and it has a distinct posture. There is special bus faculity is available on every Tamil month first Saturday from sirumugai to temple. Dharshan Timings On Saturdays: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. On allother weekdays: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Poojas at 7 a.m. - Adhikalai Poojai, 12.00 noon - Ucchikala Poojai, 7.00 p.m. - Rakkala Poojai. Located at Thimmanur (post) Sirumugai-641302

Kumaran Kundru

This place is about 10 kms from Mettuppalayam (40 kms to the north of Coimbatore) on the Mettuppalayam-Annur road. Shri Kalyana Subramanya Swami Temple. The temple is on the top of the small hillock 100 feet high, which is flat at the top. It is believed that the Lord Subramanya (Kumaran) is in the form of the hillock. The area surrounding the hillock is very green and pleasing to the eyes.

Badrakaliamman Temple

It has goddess Kali as its deity. This temple is located near Mettupalayam in Coimbatore district. This temple is considered very special since it is believed to clear all the hurdles for marriage and child birth. The temple stands majestically on the river banks of Bhavani originating in the nilgiris. It can be reached by buses and other vehicles from Mettupalayam by traveling mere 5 km.

Walking Spot

The Kotagiri road is a fabulous walking spot for Mettupalayam locals, where one can watch spotted deers and elephants. Forest college also situated in kothagiri road.


Transportation business is also famous in mettupalayam. As well as potatoes for the world market is supplied from mettupalayam market.


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