Dindigul District

Dindigul District

City of Locks, Textiles, Tannery and Briyani
Dindigul is the district headquarters of Dindigul district in Tamilnadu.  Nilakkottai, Ottanchatram, Batlagundu, Kodaikkanal, Peranai and Sirumalai are some of the notable places in Dindigul district. Dindigul District is familiar for its Brass Vessels, Jewellery, Flowers, Graphes, Vegetables, Butter Exporting, Tomatoes, Onions, Groundnut, Locks, Leather Goods, Textiles and Spicy Briyani. The Popular Hill Station “Kodaikanal” located in this district. Every year, lot of people has been visiting this spot in Vacations.

History of Dindigul
Dindigul fort was a famous historical place in Dindigul District. Marathas have used this Dindigul port for their military operations during the period of 17th and 18th centuries. It was under the control of Hyder Ali and British East India Company after 1755 to 1947. Dindigul Population includes more Muslims and Christians along with Hindus, due to Hyder Ali and British invasions.

Dindigul Details

  • Total Area :  6266.64 sq.kms
  • Total Population :  19, 23,014
  • Rainfall    :     North East Monsoon (741.2 mm) and South West Monsoon (247.5 mm)
  • Climate Condition   :   34.3 Maximum & 22.5 Minimum
  • STD Code    :   0451
  • Pin Code    :    624001
  • Railway Station : Dindigul Junction Railway Station, Junction Road, Dindigul
  • Bus Stand :  Kamarajar Bus Stand Dindigul

Places of Interest
Famous Tourist and Important Places, you can find around Dindigul are

  • Abirami Amman Temple
  • Dindigul Fort
  • Begambur Big Mosque
  • Bi-voltine Seed Farm at Sirumalaipudur
  • Cross Breed Grainage
  • Nadupatti  Anjaneyar Temple
  • Sri Kottai Mariamman Temple
  • Kaalakatheeswarar  Temple
  • St. Antony’s Shrine
  • Soundararaja Perumal Koil Thadikombu
  • 108 Vinayagars (Nanmai Tharum Vinayagar)
  • Reddiarchatram Gobinaathaswamy Temple
  • Famous Place for Dindigul Locks and Thalappakatti Biriyani
  • Athoor (Tourist Village)
  • Palani Lord Murugan Hill Temple
  • St. John’s Church


  • Bear Shola Falls
  • Berijam Lake View
  • Bryant Park
  • Chettiar Park
  • Dolmen Circle
  • Coaker’s Walk
  • Fairy Falls
  • Green Valley View
  • Golf Club
  • Kukkal Caves
  • Shree Vardhaman Mahaveer Jain Temple
  • Kurinji Andavar Temple
  • Silver Cascade
  • Kodai Lake
  • Pillar Rock
  • Silent Valley View
  • Pambar Falls
  • Solar Physical Observatory
  • Shenbaganur Museum
  • Hiking and Trekking
  • Joey’s Forest Trek