Visiting places in Udhagamandalam (Ooty)

Udhagamandalam or Ooty is appropriately called the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ due to its scenic beauty and eternal charm. It is situated in the Nilgiris where the western and eastern ghats meet. Some of the visiting places of Ooty are given here:

Temples in Udhagamandalam
Some of the temples of this place include the Murugan temple, Elk Hill, Venkateswara Perumal temple, Sri Mariamman temple, Subramaniaswamy temple, Vittobha temple and Muniswara temple.

Churches of Udhagamandalam
This place has some beautiful churches such as St. Stephen’s Church, Union Church, Holy Trinity Church, Sacred Heart Church, St. Mary’s Church, St. Thomas Church and Kandal shrine.

Mosques of Udhagamandalam
The visitors can go to the few mosques available here in Udhagamandalam.

The Botanical Garden of Udhagamandalam
This is a unique place in Udhagamandalam, which contains a wide range of plants that include different kinds of roses, important shrubs, rare flowering plants, eucalyptus trees and several old trees. A fossilised tree trunk that has become a hard stone in about 20 million years can also be seen here. The Horticulture Department here maintains this garden. To know more read:

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