Enjoy ooty Bandipur trip now. The town is that the second largest within the Nilgiri Hills after Ooty, the district headquarters. Coonoor has Hindus, Christians, Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Others. 0.05% of the respondents follow no religion or didn’t state their religion.Since the Coonoor town is widely divided into two geographies, they are Lower Coonoor and Upper Coonoor. Lower Coonoor hosts the most bus terminal because the railroad station as also the bustling market complex. Locations like UPASI, Bedford, and Sim’s Park belongs to upper coonoor.
Spread over a neighborhood of 12 hectares but Sim’s Park features a collection of over 1,000 plant species. The arboretum is partly developed within the Japanese style and derived its name from J. D. Sim, the secretary of the Madras Club in 1874. Therefore, the key attraction of the park is that the annual fruit and vegetable show held in May. Dolphin’s Nose Viewpoint is 10 km from Coonoor but provides a bird’s eye view of the vast expanse of the Nilgiri Hills and Catherine Falls.
Lady Canning’s Seat to Dolphin’s Nose is the trekking place for tourists. Lamb’s Rock, about 5 km from Coonoor, is another viewpoint. Law’s Falls may be a waterfall located 5 km from Coonoor, on the thanks to Mettupalayam.
Pomological Station is the research facility for the State Agricultural Department for persimmon, pomegranates and apricot. In 1907, Pasteur was started which is located near sim’s park. Since this institute develops vaccination for rabies. Central Silk Board has its silkworm producing stations Satellite Silkworm producing Station of Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute- Mysore besides government silk farm at Springfield. Recently, Floriculture and strawberry cultivation have taken root.
Coonoor may be a Taluk headquarters, liable for six Panchayat villages, namely, Bandishola, Bearhatty, Burliar, Hubbathalai, Melur and Yedapalli. Adigaratty has the revenue villages, Burliar, Coonoor Town, Yedapalli, Hubbathalai, Hullickal, Ketti, Melur. Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency Coonoor assembly constituency (SC).