City of Turmeric and Textile
Erode city is the headquarters of erode district. This city is well known for power loom textile industries and turmeric cultivation. Erode district have surrounded with lot of education institutions such as Engineering Colleges, Medical Institutes, Teacher Training Institutes, Art and Science Institutes, CBSE, Matriculation, Government and Government Aided Schools. From Gobi Constituency, one candidate have been selecting as Member of Parliament. The Famous Temple such as Bannari Amman Temple and Sangameswarar Temple has located near rivers Bhavani and Cauvery.
Upto 850 A.D., Erode was under the control of Cara Kings. After that, it was captured by Great emperor Cholas. Later it was continuously ruled by Pandyas, Modeen Sultans, Madurai Nayaks, Hyder Ali, Tippu Sultan and British East India Company.
Places of Interest
Famous Tourist and Important Places, you can find around Erode are
The town is located 35kms from Erode District. It was previous called as "Veerapandi Gramam".
Important places near Gobichettipalayam are