Popular places to visit from Ooty

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If you have spare time in Ooty and wish to explore nearby places, this list could help.

Calicut

Calicut now renamed as Kozhikode is a coastal town of Kerala state. It is known for being a major spice trade center of India. Some of the great sites in Calicut include-

Lalitha Kala Academy

Indian business museum

Kadalundi bird sanctuary

Beypore beach

Thali temple

Mishkal mosque

Distance between Ooty and Calicut: 158 kilometers, 05 hours drive

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Mysore

The Mysore Palace of Mysore, Karnataka is popular all over the world. The palace’s architecture is a blend of Hindu, Islamic, Gothic, and Rajput styles. Well, other interesting places to visit in Mysore include-

Chamundeshwari temple

Mysore Zoo

Jaganmohan Palace

All India arts and crafts museum

Mysore sand sculpture museum

Folklore museum

Distance between Ooty and Mysore: 126 kilometers, 3 hours drive

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a hill station in the Tamilnadu state. Surrounded by valleys, lakes, waterfalls, and grassy hills, some of the scenic places of Kodaikanal include-

Pillar rock view point

Guna caves

Silver cascade falls

Kurinji Andavar temple

Distance between Ooty and Kodaikanal: 250 kilometers, 6.5 hours drive

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Bangalore

Bangalore or Bengaluru is the capital city of the Karnataka state. It is India’s IT hub, also known as Silicon Valley of India. The place also caters recreational places like-

Cubbon Park

Bannerghatta National Park

Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace

Bangalore palace

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum

St. Mary's Basilica

HAL Aerospace Museum

Distance between Ooty and Bangalore: 272 kilometers, 6.5 hours drive

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Coimbatore

Coimbatore is famous for Marudamalai temple, built during the Dravidians time. Some of the main attractions of Coimbatore include-

Anamalai tiger reserve

Dhyanalinga

Monkey falls

Siruvani waterfalls

Marudamalai temple

Distance between Ooty and Coimbatore: 85 kilometers, 3 hours drive

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