Places to visit in Erode Tourist Places in Tamil Nadu India

         In the year 1979 this district was bifurcated from coimbatore and stood separate. Erode district today is surrounded by Namakkal, karur, Dindigul, Coimbatore and Nilgiris. The neighbour state is Karnataka. This district has three major rivers the flows into it, they are the Bhavani, the Noyyal and the Amaravathy which fluorishes the district to grow in all the aspects. Erode is famous for weaving industry with a humid climatic conditions of scanty rainfall and a dry climate. Erode is the district headquarters. It is about 400km from Chennai.

Erode is important for its power loom textile industries and cultivation of turmeric in agriculture is very famous. Tamil Nadu had cultivation of turmeric’s in Erode and other parts of the city. Adjoining district like Mysore in Karnataka state also cultivating Turmeric. Kangeyam Bulls and Uthukuli butter are also famous in Tamil Nadu. Products such as towels, bed sheets and lunges are exported to foreign countries.  It is one of the largest coconut producers in South India.

About Erode District

Erode Mayor : Thiru. S.Nagarathinam

Erode city is administrated by the Erode Municipal corporation.  It also serves as the headquarters of the district with the same name.  The city has one Member of Parliament representing the Gobi constituency.  The city is headed by the mayor under whom are the deputy mayor and several councilors are elected by people.  They represent administrative wards as well as a corporation commissioners of the rank of IAS to administer the city.  The district court is the highest court of appeal in Erode. This city has seen a moderate to high development in spite of funds constraint. The city’s police force is headed by superintendent of police, which will be soon replaced by the city police commissioner in the grade of Inspector General of police.

In the Sangam Periods Erode was the part of Kongu Nadu.

Places to Visit in Erode Tamilnadu India

The pilgrimage centers Bannari Amman Temple at Bannari and Sangameswarar temple at the confluence of rivers Bhavani and Cauvery located at Bhavani have spiritual importance in this district. Bhavanisagar dam attracts tourists and Lower Bhavani project plays major role in the irrigation sector.

Government Museum

          This Museum was opened to the public in the year 1987. It has various exhibits such as kongu chola, hero stones from Bargur, Tanjore paintings, manuscripts, coins, geological objects, antiques and other items of historic remembrance. The museum is well known for its collection of olden day’s palm-leaf manuscriupts and coinsand also it has great significance to botanical and zoological specimens.

Peiyar Memorial house

         This is a memorial and a tributing spot of E.V. Ramasamy peiyar, who could be called as the south Indian ‘Soccuretes’. The may who made people think wise on rituality and superstitious beliefs this attempts to the society made him conquer the government patterns rule to the state that still exist on excellence even today.

Bhavani Sangameshwarar Temple (12 km)

          This temple is famous because of three rivers, namely Cauvery Bhavani and invisible Amudha which merges together at this pilgrimage place is a fact and belief of the people of this state.

Hill Temple of Lord Murugan

         Sivan malai (50 km) chennimalai (30 km) Thrindalmalai ( 5 km) and Vattamalai ( 5 km) are all temples of lord murugan who is been worshipped by the people of the state of Tamil Nadu.

The Bannari Amman temple ( 75 km)

         This is a famous temple of this Erode District Tamil Nadu, situated at the bottom of the western ghats of the way to Mysore, prevails attention to the tourist to step down on divinity.

          The Bhavanisagar Dam is built across the river Bhavani which is about 16km from sathyamangalam.

Vellode(15 km)

       You have a bird sanctuary here.

Kodumudi ( 40 km)

         You have shrines of Siva, Vishnu and Brahma inside one temple complex. This is very famous for the Hindu believing people, because there avatars of the lord is at one place that really expresses divinity and spirituality to the people. Brahma – the creator, Vishnu- the protector and Siva – the destroyer of evil all at one roof temple prevails the spot.

Erode General Information

Erode Area: 5722 sq. km

Population (2011) : 22,51,744

STD Code: 0424

Erode to Chennai : 409 km