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About Kovilpalayam

Kovilpalayam is a town in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. Tiruppur, Palladam and Coonoor are some of the nearby cities from here. Kaalakaleshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is said to be built by Cholas during 8th century A.D and lies on the banks of the Kousika River.

Profile of KovilpalayamKovilpalayam is known for many old temples that are visited by people from all over Tamil Nadu. There are many festivals celebrated here from time to time including Pradosham, Sura Samharam, Navratri and Deepavali. Tamil is the local language spoken here. The literacy rate of the town is 67.49% .

Geography of Kovilpalayam

Kovilpalayam is located at geographical coordinates of 11.135287°North and 77.03433°East with an average elevation of 372 meters above sea level. Located on the banks of river Kousika, the city experiences has a pleasant, salubrious climate. The place experiences a mild winter and a moderate summer.

Transport in Kovilpalayam

Kovilpalayam is located 19 KM from the district headquarters of Coimbatore and 498 KM from the state capital of Chennai. Located on the banks of River Kousika, the city is well connected to nearby cities with different means of transport. There are frequent bus services available here on different routes. Narasimhanaickenpalayam railway station is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 13 KM. Coimbatore International airport is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 14 KM.

Tourism in Kovilpalayam

Some of the popular temples in Kovilpalayam include the Kaalakaleshwara Temple, Kavayakaliamman Temple, Sakthimaariamman Temple and Veeramachi Amman Temple. The Kaalakaleshwara Temple here was built by the Cholas during 8th century AD. Dakshinamoorthy statue in this temple is believed to be the largest one in Asia. Kavayakaliamman Temple located here is named after King Kavayan and dedicated to the goddess Shakti. Being here is also an opportunity for anyone to explore some of the popular nearby tourist attractions in Coimbatore district including Dhyanalinga, Siruvani Waterfalls, Perur Pateeswarar Temple, 112 Feet Adiyogi and Topslip Road. One can also find few hotels in and around the city that serves as a decent accomodation optrion for all those traveling to this part of Tamil Nadu.

Hotels  near Kovilpalayam

Holiday Residency
Address: 346, Thudiyalur Rd, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641035
Phone: 073971 23456

Lemon Tree Hotel

Address: Sri Rangulu Naidu Farms 173/3 & 174, 4, 1st Main Road, Kalapatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641048
Phone: 0422 220 5666

The Acacia Hotel
Address: DOOR NO: 2, 177C, Avinashi Rd, Opp. KGM HOSPITAL, Chinniyampalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641062
Phone: 0422 262 6599

The Castello Residency
Address: 12 / 207, Avinashi Rd, opposite to KMCH, TNHB Colony, Madhusudhan Layout, Civil Aerodrome Post, Sitra, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641014
Phone: 0422 257 3322

Hotel Chenthur Park
Address: 10, 1-9, Avinashi Rd, Airport, SITRA, Madhusudhan Layout, Civil Aerodrome Post, Near, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641014
Phone: 0422 427 9111

Aishvarya Residency

Address: #5 Veeriyampalayam Road, Ramalakshmi Nagar 2nd Street, near Shiva Temple, Goldwins, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641014
Phone: 083000 66603

Healthcare in Kovilpalayam

Kovilpalayam is a small city with nfew government and private hospitals. The selected hospitals operating in this area are well equipped to meet any emergency situations. Although they are few but caters well to the demands of the residents of the city. These healthcare centers and hospitals play crucial role to cater to the healthcare related needs of the masses. These hospitals have welcomed experienced and highly professional doctors who diagnose patients and treat them accordingly.

KMCH Hospital
Address: Kovilpalayam, Tamil Nadu 641107
Phone: 0422 265 3833

RL Hospital

Address: Kovilpalayam, Sathy Rd, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641107
Phone: 0422 265 4332

Gokulam Ortho Hospital

Address: Kongu Nager Rd, Kovilpalayam, Tamil Nadu 641107
Phone: 0422 265 4456

Sahai Hospital (Spinal Rehabilitation Centre)

Address: Kovilpalayam, Sathy Rd, Sarkar Samakulam, Tamil Nadu 641107
Phone: 0422 265 3516

GPD Diabetic Center

Address: Kovilpalayam, Tamil Nadu 641107

Sampath Hospital
Address: Kovilpalayam, Tamil Nadu 641107

Chemists in Kovilpalayam

Sree Sakthi Medicals
Address: Sarkar Samakulam, Tamil Nadu 641107

Kalaiselvi Pharmacy
Address: 440, Palakkad Main Road, Near Mariyamma Temple, Kuniyamuthur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641008
Phone: 098659 44807

Ananth Pharmacy
Address: Kurumbapalayam, Tamil Nadu 641107

Sai Sugam Medicals
Address: 948, NH948, Vaiyapuri Nagar, Saravanampatti, Kurumbapalayam, Tamil Nadu 641035

Sri Sevuga Pharmacy
Address: #7/50, 10-3, Kondayampalayam Rd, Lakshmi Garden, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641035
Phone: 098840 93454

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