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Coonoor Travel Guide

CoonoorCoonoor: Producer of Nilgiri Tea

Entirely dependent on the tea trade, Coonoor is one of the three prominent hill stations in Tamil Nadu, the rest being Kotagiri and Ooty. Coonoor Tourism promises salubrious air, beautiful scenery and peaceful aura. Over the past decades, the travel attractions in Coonoor have included adventurous trip, hiking and trekking stunts. The history of Coonoor is known for the existence of the Toda tribe. Presumably, it was during the British rule that this hill station was carved out and it attained prominence in the tourism sector of India. The Coonoor Travel Guide states that the best time to visit this enchanting hill station is in between October to March when the temperature is comparatively more favourable.

The travel attractions in Coonoor are quite prominent and endow a personal touch for the tourists. For example, the Sim’s Park has a long history. It was developed by Major Murray and Mr. J. D. Sims in 1874. The annual two day fruit festival which is organised in the park attracts several tourists. Then, the Dolphin's Nose Viewpoint in Coonoor is very famous for its breathtakingly beautiful view. The deep forests and the lofty mountains, when noticed from this viewpoint, have a magical appeal. Another popular tourist destination is definitely the Droog Fort, which is also known as Bakasura Malai. This fort was used by the great Indian Warrior Tipu Sutan during the 16th century. Hence, Coonoor Travel is a must while exploring the beauty of Tamil Nadu.

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