Tourist Places to Visit near Salem Tamilnadu

This article Tourist Places to Visit near Salem Tamilnadu gives the details of hill stations, picnic spots to visit in Salem. I have added the details of Mettur Dam, Taramangalam and Kolli Hills tourist information.

Salem in Tamilnadu

Salem is a prosperous town which has developed as a modern industrial place with the steel plant on the outskirts. The township has expanded to a considerable extend during the recent years. Very strangely the same Salem is associated with America and United Kingdom as there are few places there bearing he same name. The word Salem originated from the ancient name Sailam, which means an area an area surrounded by mountains. The place is rich in mineral wealth. Handloom textile industry in Salem has developed extensively around salem. It can serve as a base for tourists who desire to visit some of the places around the region.

Mettur Dam Salem Tamilnadu

It is a beautiful picnic spot situated 40km away from Salem city. Tourist can enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of this place by visiting on season. The dam was built on river Cavery, Matutur Dam reservoir satisfies the need of irrigation and drinking for the surrounding places.

Taramangalam Salem Tamilnadu

The distance of this beautiful picnic spot is 24kms from Salem city. The town is famous for Shiva temple dedicated to Kailasaanathar. The rotating stone lotus flower carving and the status of Rati. Manmatha, Vali and Sugriva are the chief attractions of Taramangalam situated near Salem.

Kolli Hills Salem Tamilnadu

The Distance of Kolli hills or kollimalai from Salem is 98kms, a famous hill station in rich wooded area. It is situated at an altitude of 1190 metres. This is the second hill station in Salem district. The Siva temple dedicated to Arappatheeshwarar is in Chathrangi Hills. There is a beautiful water fall near Agasakangai amidst natural surroundings, which is a popular picnic spot near Salem in Tamilnadu.


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