Mettupalayam is a town and a municipality in Coimbatore
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
38 km from Coimbatore.
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/-
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
business is also famous in mettupalayam.
As well as potatoes for the world market
is supplied from mettupalayam market.