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Kodaiknal

Area: 21.45 km²

Elevation: 2,133 m

Population: 36,501 approx.(2018)

Weather: 18 °C, Wind E at 3 km/h, 68% Humidity

District: Dindigul

Kodaiknal is a hill town in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s set in an area of granite cliffs, forested valleys, lakes, waterfalls and grassy hills. At 2,000 meters above sea level, the town centres around man-made, star-shaped Kodaiknal Lake, bordered by evergreen forest. Rowing boats can be hired, and hikers and cyclists follow the 5k Lake Road path around the shore.

Nearest Airport: Madurai International Airport, Madurai (about 120 kilometres away). Others in line include the Trichy airport,(about 150 kilometres away) and the Coimbatore airport,(about 175 kilometres away).

Nearest Railway Station: Kodaiknal Road, situated around 80 km away from the main town of Kodaiknal, is the nearest railway station. Mostly trains from Madurai and Trichy run to Kodai Road. Another nearest and important station is Coimbatore Railway Station.

Places of Tourist Attractions: Kodaikanal Lake, Bryant Park, Silver Cascade Falls, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Pillar Rocks Viewpoint, Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, Guna caves, Moir Point, Pine Tree Forest.