Ooty — The Summer Destination in Tamilnadu
In the Indian state Tamilnadu, Ooty is the one of the best summer destination in the country that attracts the visitors from each corner of the country. It is full of natural beauty that becomes the reason of attraction for the visitors. It is famous for its hill stations that offer the pleasant weather in the summer and established by British as summer capital during the Madras presidency. Still, it is the hub of the foreigners and millions of foreigners arrive here each year. Surrounded by the pretty cottages, flower gardens, botanical gardens and more, it is becoming the reason of charm for the tourists.
In Tamilnadu, Ooty is known as the Queen of the Hill Stations that offers the heavenly pleasure among the low and high hills. The gorgeousness of this destination proofs the best destination for the Honeymoon and the picnic purposes. Either it is tracking or train riding or lake visiting;all the things fill a different pleasure in the heart. There some most famous destinations where you can fully enjoy the locations. You can also hire a taxi for Ooty local and outstation destinations.
Botanical Gardens: -
The Government Botanical Garden in Udhagamandalam near Coimbatore is famous for different types of plants. It is situated in around 22 hectares of land and holds thousands of exotic and indigenous species of ferns, plants, shrubs,herbal, trees, bonsai plants and more that help the students in research and knowledge. There are ponds, beds of flowers, a variety of medicinal plants and many others. This Botanical Garden is just 14 km away from Nilgiris that carry you within half an hour if you are travelling by a hiring car in Ooty.
Nilgiri Mountain Railway: -
In the beautiful valley of Ooty, Nilgiri Mountain Railway is one of the best sources to view the entire hill stations. It is listed in the World Heritage Site of UNESCO that proofs the importance of the Nilgiri Mountain Railway. It offers the chance to view the entire hills by riding the train. There are many railway stations from where you can take a train ride, such as Mettupalayam Station, Kallar Station, Adderly Station, Hillgrove Station, Runnymede Station, Kateri Road Station, Coonoor Station and Lovedale Station.
Museums in Ooty: -
In Ooty, there are Wax World Museum, Government Museum & Art Gallery and The Tea Factory that are famous for the amazing collections. The Wax World Museum is full with the affluence of natural scenic treasures and many sources for the entertainment. This Museum has splendid lakes, waterfalls, flora and wildlife habitat that make it the famous tourists spot. It is situated approximately 2 km from the main city of Ooty.
On the other hand, Government Museum & Art Gallery is attracting the mind of visitors towards its collections. This museum has the ancestral objects, sculptural arts, and crafts, and district ecological details of Tamil Nadu that assist the visitors to know about the history and culture of the state.
The other is the Tea Factory; it has the gorge tea garden that draws the mind of visitors towards it. From here, tea is processed, packed and sold to the people and for it, there are many gardens, new machines and more that make it as a Museum. It is just 5 km from Ooty Railway Station via SH 15 and NH 67 by riding a cab.
Lakes in Ooty: -
Beyond of the above things, the natural beauty of the Lakes in Ooty is the other reason of attraction that wins the soul of tourists. There are Upper Bhavani Lake, Emerald Lake, boating at Pykara Lake, Ooty Lake,Avalanche Lake,Bellikkal Lake, KamrajSagar Lake,Latchu Boss Lake and Lovedale Lake. All these Lakes offer the visitors to visit for the different specialties of the Lakes. To visit all these destinations, you can take a car on rent from Ooty and visit the entire city.
Temples in Ooty: -
In Ooty, the temples for the religious purposes are also the other reason of attraction that offers the beauty of peace and calm. There are many temples for visiting here like Annamalai Temple, Muniswarar Temple, Toda Temple, Murugan Temple, Nasiyan Jain Temple and Sri Mariamman Temple. These destinations are at different places that can become easy if you are taking a rental car in Ooty to visit all the places.
Originally published at www.sooperarticles.com on June 23, 2016.