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Coimbatore is known for its various industries, engineering goods, textile mills, educational institutions, health care facilities, pleasant weather, friendly culture and hospitality. There is a significant minority of people of North and West Indian origin in Coimbatore which gives it a cosmopolitan outlook. The Tamil spoken here is called Kongu tamil. Other languages spoken include Malayalam, Telugu and English.
Coimbatore has a domestic airport which has regular flights from Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi and Sharjah. Air Sahara, Indian Airlines, Air Deccan and Jet Airways operate flights out of Coimbatore Airport. Coimbatore Airport is approximately 15 kilometers from the center of the city. Mode of transport from the airport to the city includes taxi and autos.
Coimbatore Junction is well connected by trains from all major cities including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Kanyakumari, Jammu, Mumbai and New Delhi. Other nearby train stations include Podanur Junction and North Coimbatore.
The state transport corporation and a lot of private bus operators ply bus from Coimbatore to major cities in Tamil Nadu and also to the neighboring Kerala and Karnataka states.
Getting around Coimbatore is easy. There are public transport buses, auto rickshaws and call taxis available in plenty.
Auto rickshaws are not advised as they charge whatever they feel like, if they find that you are an outsider. Call taxis are the best as they have digital meter installed which will tell you the cost. Minimum charge is Rs. 35/- .There are many call taxi operators here, you can get the number from your hotel or railway station, airport etc.
Two places around Coimbatore that may be of interest are the Marudhamalai and Perur temples.Other places are Ayappan pooja sangam in Ramnagar, Sringeri Saradha koil,Saibaba temple in Saibaba colony, Koniamman temple and Ramar temple in Ramnagar near Gandhipuram bus stand...
Coimbatore is a good place to do textile shopping. They have very good and huge textile shops like Chennai Silks, Kumaran Silks, Sreedevi textiles etc which offer fantastic collection of saris, Salwars and wedding dresses.
Other than shopping, there is nothing much to do here. Coimbatore is an ideal stop if you want to take some rest while on the way to ooty, Bangalore or Kerala. Don't forget to taste the best of south indian Dosas, Vada, Chutney and vegetarian rice meal.
PSG tech established in 1951, is one of the many educational institutions nurtured by PSG & Sons Charities Trust. The college is Government Aided, Autonomous, ISO 9001 certified and affiliated to Anna University. Equipped with latest facilities and excellent infrastructures, the college offers a total of 48 full time and part time programs in Science, Engineering and Management at UG & PG levels. The institution has a strong alumni base, most of them occupying coveted positions in many educational, industrial and research organizations all over the world.
Business cotton mill, or engineering mechanical or anything with spare parts,or jewellery business like diamond or gold, coconut business, etc.
Buy Jewellery and Cotton. Claimed to be the finest in India. famous keerthilal kaalidas jewellers known for their rich diamonds and rangachari cotton salwaars and marriage sarees in tharakaram ramnagar,sathyamoorthy road.
State Bank of India, Trichy Road, RS puram, Gandhipuram, TNAU, Vadavalli
Punjab National Bank, Dr. Nanjappa Road, Gandhipuram
HSBC, Race Course
corporation bank, trichy road
oriental bank of commerce, trichy road
icici bank, trichy road
HDFC, RS puram
ANZ, RS puram
citibank, avinashi road
UTI bank, RS puram
S.SRIRAM(Managing director) MoneyExpress forign exchange Opposite to annastatue coimbatore-641018 ph:91-422-2214035
Cloud 9 Roof top restaurant( on Hotel City Tower), offering a good view of Coimabtore. Ideal dinner spot.
Pavilion at The Residency Rarely do you get an unique opportunity to enjoy the magic of the outdoor, while you have food that befits a gourmet.The Pavilion provides an out of the world experience for you. A feast for your eyes as you sit in harmony with nature. And the food from one of the longest buffet tables is a veritable treat.Customise food to your taste in our interactive kitchen.
Chin Chin at The Residency Chinese specialty restaurant, open for lunch & dinner. Offers Quick Business Lunch. Private dining rooms available
Afghans Grill at The Residency The poolside bar-be-cue, open air restaurant serving North West Frontier cuisine. Open for dinner only.
Hotel Kalliapas, situated in gandhipuram cross cut road, offers a rooftop bar, the beverages are cost effective, though the crowd is noisy the place per se offers a cool ambience with lots of plants around, must visit if you prefer to be among locals.
The Courtyard at Rathna Regent, this place is on the main Avinashi Road opposite to Hotel Residency, their ambience and service is par excellence. Try to occupy their couch if you happen to be there as it is very comfortable.
House of lords at Residency offers plush and tastefully done cocktail lounge.
Hotel City Tower http://hotelcitytower.com/ (Standard A/C double room Rs.1250/- Deluxe A/C double Rs.1500/)
Arvind Eye Hospitals http://www.aravind.org/hospital/index.htm
P.S.G Hospitals, Peelamedu
Meenakshi Medicals 29, Cowly Brown Road R.S.Puram.Coimbatore-2 +91 422 255 3347
Beauty parlors & hair salons
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