Friday, December 26, 2014

Kodaikanal: Exploring the Princess of Hill Stations

Widely revered as the 'Princess of Hill Stations', Kodaikanal has a long history as an immensely popular tourist destination. The Kodaikanal climate is cool and pleasant which makes it an ideal getaway from hustles and bustles of city life. Established in 1845, it has always acted as a refuge from the high temperatures of the plains.
Coaker's Walk
Coaker's Walk: Situated just 0.5 Km from the bus-stand, Coaker's Walk lies on the southern side of Kodai. On a clear sunny day, you can get to see Dophin's Nose in south, Pambar River valley in the southeast and Periyakulam town. In rare cases, tourists can also see Madurai city. On your visit to Kodaikanal, you should not miss out taking a stroll at Coaker's walk. It is one of the most popular Kodaikanal attractions.

Shenbaganur Museum of Natural History: Situated approximately 6 Km from the bus stand, this place is exceptionally popular among Kodaikanal tourists. Founded in 1895, this museum is open to the public viewing. It has an amazing collection of more than 500 species of animals, birds and insects and a gigantic collection of over 300 exotic orchid species. If you are a bird lover, then you should definitely visit this place and enjoy its visual beauty.

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