A significant industrial and economic hub of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore has a range of engineering, automation, textile and information technology industries.
A city laden with iconic historical and religious landmarks attracts loads of visitors who throng in to witness the transcendent atmosphere.
Coimbatore’s history and culture resonates through its historical monuments and religious sites. The stunning temples of the city represent the architectural styles of the ancient time. Explore the iconic temples of Kovai with our one day Coimbatore Temple tour package by private cab.
Famed for its hospitality and welcoming people, it offers enough mystic allure to fulfil the expectations of spiritual seekers. Ancient Patteeswarar Temple is a spectacle to behold. Embellished with stone carvings history buffs would be delighted to view these enigmatic site.
Coimbatore’s top draw is the Dhyanalingam, consecrated by prestigious yogi and mystic Jaggi Vasudev. Set out to experience the previous gems of the city and learn about its rich history and culture by boarding our one day Coimbatore Temple tour
Package Glimpse of one day Coimbatore Temples Tour
Marvel at the astounding spiritual complexes that showcases the architectural feats of the bygone era.
One Day Coimbatore Temple Tour takes you to the significant religious sites of the city that bestows the glorious history and rich heritages. Gain an insight into the culture of Coimbatore and the stunning architecture.
Begin your spiritual voyage with the visit to the Eachanari Vinayagar Temple to worship Lord Ganesha. Take in the serene ambiance at the Marudhamalai temple and Kottai Eswaran and Koniamman Temple.
Continue your inspiring journey as you step into the famous Dhyanalinga temple. Witness the charismatic Vellingiri temple. Call of the day trip with the visit to the Patteeswarar temple.
1. Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
- Must see \ Things to do: Pay your obeisance to Lord Ganesha
One day Coimbatore Temple Tour starts with the visit to the magnificent Eachanari Vinayagar Temple. It is believed that around 1500 AD, when an idol of Lord Ganesha was transported in a cart from Madurai to Perur, on the way its axle broke.
People tried to shift the idol of Lord Ganesha but it could not be moved and then the people built this famed temple enshrining Lord Vinayaka. Get delighted watching the 6 feet tall and 3 feet broad image of Lord Ganesha.
2. Marudamalai Temple
- Must see \ Things to do: Skanda Theertham and Marudha Theertham
One of the most preferred hotspot of our one day Coimbatore temple tour guests is the Marudhamalai Temple set at 500 feet above the sea level. Nestled amidst the hills that are known to accommodate medicinal plants, pilgrims visit the holy temple praying for the recovery of the deceased.
Travellers would be delighted to see Lord Ganesha in the Thaan Thondri Vinayagar Temple before proceeding to the hilltop. On the way travellers would encounter the famed Idumban Temple and a range of splendid mandapams.
Pilgrims would be enchanted with the graceful idol of the five feet tall granite idol of lord Muruga standing with the Dandayudham on the right hand and the spear or the Vel near him. To the right of the main shrine is the shrine of Lord Patteeswarar and to it left is the shrine of Maragathambigai.
Lord Subramanya is often known as Marudha Chalapathi which means master of the hills. In a cave of Marudhamalai, Sri Pambatti Siddhar achieved the eight supernatural powers called Ashtamasiddhi through severe penance.
3. Kottai Easwaran Temple
- Must see \ Things to do: Catch a glimpse of the beautiful stone carvings
One of the most revered temples of Kovai, visited with the one day Coimbatore temple tour is the Kottai Easwaran Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
It is believed that when the demon Surapadman was blessed by Lord Shiva that he will never be killed, he started creating issues for all gods and goddess. Lord Indra then offered his prayers to Lord Shiva seeking his help to demolish the demon.
Get amazed watching the huge Shiva Linga with lines of Brahma Sutra carved on it. Built by Chola King, Karikala the sacred complex enshrines goddess Akilandeswari, Lord Muruga and Lord Anjaneya. Lord Subramanya appears here with his faces in all directions.
4. Koniamman Temple
- Must see \ Things to do: Worship Goddess Koniamman
Take a short detour to the celebrated Koniamman Temple situated to the north of the Kottai Easwaran Temple. Goddess Parasakthi in the form of Koniamman graces the temple who presents herself with eight hands holding udukkai, sword, conch, and discus, a skull, fire and a bell.
It houses the shrines of Navagrahas, Lord Muruga along with Valli and Devyani and Panchamukhi Vinayaka. A recent addition to the temple that draws attention is the 84 feet tall Rajagopuram. It is said that the Rajagopuram can be seen from any part of the city.
- Must see \ Things to do: Rejuvenate yourselves with the tranquil atmosphere
Head to one of the most coveted sightseeing spot of Coimbatore, the Dhyanalingam located at a distance of 30 km from Coimbatore. Consecrated by famed yogic and mystic Jaggi Vasudev, this spiritual centre provides space for meditation.
Marvel at the wonderfully constructed ellipsoidal 33 feet high dome, designed by architect Satprem Maini and the Auroville Earth Institute. Built with the help of the Isha Foundation the temple was consecrated on June 24 1999.
Dhyanalingam is a combination of two words, where Dhyana means silence and Linga means form. Rising to a height of 13 feet, this Dhyanalingam made of black granite adds charm to the temple.
Sculptural reliefs and symbols of Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Buddhism, and Shinto adorn the Sarva Dharma Sthamba which greets the visitors at
Theerthakund is a notable feature of this intriguing place that houses a solidified Lingam immersed into water. This fantastic place with its aura of spiritual serenity is magical.
6. Velliangiri Andavar Temple
- Must see \ Things to do: Capture the panoramic vistas encircling the place
Stop off at the much coveted Velliangiri Andavar Temple situated at 30 km from Coimbatore. According to legends Lord Shiva performed dance at this place as per his consort Umadevi wish.
Set beautifully on the Vellingiri Hills, the Shiva Linga here is a Swayambhu Linga that is present along with other four Shiva Lingas together called the Pancha Lingas.
Vellingiri Hills are a part of the Western Ghats that proffers a plethora of visual delights in its surroundings. Velliangiri Hills constitute seven hills among which the Thiruneermalai is formed with sand like ash. A Temple also enshrines Goddess Manomuni.
7. Patteeswarar Swamy Temple
- Must see \ Things to do: Spend your valuable time gazing at the monolithic structures opposite to the Kanakasabhai
Next sacred spot visited during the one day Coimbatore Temple tour is the old Patteeswarar Temple enshrining the Shiva Linga which is worshipped as Patteeswarar, a manifestation of Lord Shiva.
It attracts spiritual seekers as the Shiva Linga is believed to be a Swayambu Lingam which means it emerged on its own. Devotees worship Goddess Parvati as Pachanayaki.
This picturesque temple has splendid gopurams and halls, among which the Golden Hall or the Kanaka Sabhai built by the Algadri Nayak in 17th Century attracts visitors attention. It features the wonderful Golden Image of Nataraja in the dancing posture.
It proves to be a tremendous place of art with amazingly beautiful stone carvings. Mandapam opposite to the Kanakasabhai are rows of big pillars decorated with intricate carvings featuring the manifestations of Lord Shiva.
Noteworthy features of the sacred complex include the Ardha Mandapam and Maha Mandapam built during Kongu Chola period.
Palm tree and tamarind tree known as Irava Panai(deathless palm) and the Pirava Puli (birth free tree) are the holy trees located in front of the temples. It is believed that if the seed from the tamarind tree is sown it will not germinate.
According to legends a calf of the sacred cow, Kamadhenu was roaming about and was hit with a solid object. Blood started pouring from the stone and then it was found that it was a Shiva Lingam.
Jam-packed one day Coimbatore Temple Tour takes you to the most remarkable spiritual landmarks of the city. Get enthralled by witnessing the treasures of the enchantingly bewitching travel destination.
Uncover the elegance and divinity of these spiritual places that inspires your soul and pay testimony to the city’s past.
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