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Kodaikanal - A travel report by Navroze
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Kodaikanal,  India - flag India
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Best Hill Station in india

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Kodaikanal (also known as ''Kodai'') is a city and a Dindigul district Taluk division of Dindigul district in the States and territories of India state of Tamil Nadu, India.


Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal (also known as ''Kodai'') is a city and a Dindigul district Taluk division of Dindigul district in the States and territories of India state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Kodaikanal is sometimes referred to as the Princess of Hill stations and is a popular tourist destination. Much of the local economy is Hospitality industry based on national and international tourism. Kodaikanal was established by American missionaries around 1845, as a refuge from the high temperatures and tropical diseases of the Deccan plateau plains.


Favourite spots:
50 hotels of all classes and over 30 South and North Indian, Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian, Continental, Western and Chinese restaurants, not counting many bazaar shops and tea stalls. There are six banks: Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, Indian Bank, Kodaikanal Urban Bank, State Bank of India and Union Bank of India. The two medical facilities are The Van Allen and Government Hospitals. Places of worship for Hindus, Moslems and Christians include the Kurinji Andavar, Mariamman, Vinayagar and Murugan Temples; Ellis Villa and Munjikal Mosques; and the Sacred Heart, Munjikal, St. Francis Xavier, Gorapur, St. Mary's, La Salette, St. Joseph's, Lutheran Mission and Lake End Churches.

What's really great:
Kodaikanal have many tourist places are Lake, Parks, Coakers Walk, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Physical Observatory, 40 Miles Rounded Falls, Kukkal Caves, Pillar Rocks, Dolphin Nose, Vembadi Peak Palani Hills, Trekking Routes

Accommodations:
Villa Retreat,Rands,Lilly's Valley Resort,Royal Cottage,Hotel Bala,Hotel SivaPriya,Hotel Valley View Inn,Kodai Abode,Dalethorpe,Carlton Hotel

Published on Sunday March 30th, 2008


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Sun, Mar 30 2008 - 06:55 AM rating by davidx

Some interest early on but try to avoid lists and tell us more about the places

Sun, Mar 30 2008 - 06:09 AM rating by adisidh

Kodai is a nice place but you have mention more information, like how to reach kodai and what is Different thing from ohter hill station .
I do not think any body interested in Bank details.

Anyway it is very nice to see Indian Tourist palce in Globo. Keep More posting

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