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Welcome to Coimbatore City

The textile capital of South India, Coimbatore is known as 'The Manchester of South India' and 'Pump City'. It is the second largest city of Tamilnadu and 16th largest urban agglomeration in India. Though Coimbatore is popular for its traditional Kongu Tamil dialect, Coimbatore reflects the multi-cultural ethos of people and trends. Read More >>

Spiritual Wellness

Spiritual Wellness

Coimbatore – in spite of its fast pace has found its balance through centers of meditation and yoga. On one hand is the city that works hard and on the other hand

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Museums

Museums

Coimbatore has been a vanguard in the preservation of art, culture, tradition, religion and heritage. Museums give us a glimpse into bygone eras involving science

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Amusement Parks

Amusement Parks

High rides, cold water, and pure fun can be experienced at the amusement parks in Coimbatore. The city captivates its people with 3 amusement parks viz. Black Thunder, Maharaja World, Kovai Kondattam

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Amusement Parks

Shopping

Cosmopolitan Coimbatore is the preferred shopping destination for people from nearby cities such as Tirupur, Pollachi and Ooty with its widespread collections of cotton, silks, terracotta and, of course, captivating jewellery designs in gold, platinum, silver and precious gems.

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Cultural Affairs

  • Architecture

    Coimbatore exhibits Dravidian architecture with the beautiful 'Gopuram' in its Hindu temples. Exquisite carvings and sculptures that have captured the minutest details are examples of the exemplary skilled workmanship of the bygone ancient civilization. Among all the other temples, Perur Patteeswara Swamy Temple is one [...]

  • Cuisine

    The classic South Indian Kongunadu cuisine forms the base for Coimbatorean food culture. Predominantly rice based with spicy gravies and nutritious vegetables. One can get a taste of the most hospitable city of South India in its kambusaadam or horse gram with rice (typically eaten [...]

  • Culture and People

    The native people of Coimbatore are traditional in their lifestyle, beliefs and values. They are well known for their impeccable hospitality and entrepreneurship. Qualification, mannerism and politeness are inherit traits. Although Coimbatoreans are native 'Kongu' people, there is a strong integration of people from Karnataka, [...]

  • Fine Arts

    Literature, arts, craft, music, dance, and theatre are given equal priority in Coimbatore. There is no singular art form observed though people are inclined more towards traditional art forms rather than modern. Art lovers flock to art galleries in the city that encourage budding artists [...]

  • Hospitality and Luxury Resorts

    For tourists, Coimbatore offers a wide range of luxurious experiences. Non-natives have a wide choice of refined space and luxury dining catering to their unique choices. The star hotels bring in an exclusive experience with a serene and lush ambience, posh, ultra-luxe rooms, refreshing swimming [...]

  • Sports

    Coimbatore is home to many known sports personalities and has been the epicenter of Indian Motor Sport and made its mark internationally. Often referred to as ‘India’s Motorsport Hub’ and the ‘Backyard of Indian Motorsport’, Coimbatore is one of the first cities in India to [...]

  • Places of Worship

    Coimbatore is a religiously tolerant city where its people live in harmony and celebrate all religions and festivals with equal fervor. Renowned temples such as the Perur Patteeswara Temple, Marudamalai Temple, and Eachanari Vinayagar Temple kindle devotion. Prayers offered throughout the day fill hearts with [...]

  • Festivals

    India's festivals are a celebration of God with hymns & songs, dance, sweets, new clothes and dishes and joyous reunions of families with the one common agenda of kinship. The major festival in the South is Pongal. It is celebrated by bowing before the Sun [...]

  • Spiritual Wellness

    Coimbatore – in spite of its fast pace has found its balance through centers of meditation and yoga. On one hand is the city that works hard and on the other hand, calm and peace prevails in the many peaceful abodes of Meditation and Yoga [...]

  • Social Service

    People have played an integral part in the development of Coimbatore as a fast-growing city. Coimbatoreans believe in community upliftment and philanthropy and, time and again, join hands for underprivileged children, women and the physically and mentally challenged. Community sharing is strong and active social [...]

Commercial Affairs

Agriculture

Tracing the evolution of the present city, native Coimbatoreans originated majorly from the farming community. The fertile black soil contributed to rich agriculture.

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Automotive Industry

Coimbatore is a world renowned city for auto component exports. Ranging from exhaust systems to braking systems, electrical, electronic

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Industrial Artery

Renowned for its textile industry, Coimbatore naturally became the headquarters for textile machinery manufacture. Some of the best global textile and machine manufacturers hail from the Manchester of South India.

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Education

By the end of the 20th century, Coimbatore witnessed new schools being founded by industrialists in order to impart education to their employees' children.

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Healthcare and Hospitals

The healthcare sector of Coimbatore region is technology driven and ever expanding, led successfully by young and experienced medical practitioners.

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Genesis of the name “Coimbatore”

Genesis of the name “Coimbatore”

Tourism & Attractions