How to reach Erode

From the humming rhythm of its looms, to the lively blare of its street markets tinged with the soft fragrance of turmeric, everything about Erode has an inviting warmth to it. Rapidly modernizing and urbanizing, it is in the narrow alleys and local neighborhoods that you will discover the true spirit of this genial city

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The cool waters of two rivers that flow by and the serene majesty of the hills towering about it give Erode a timeless quality, also endowing it with breathtaking scenery. Located in Tamil Nadu, Erode is known for its thriving handloom industry and the large stores of turmeric. Visit this beautiful town just once, and its many delights will keep you coming back for more.There are a number of exciting experiences in Erode, just waiting to be explored. A rich religious legacy envelopes the city and this is evident from the many temples situated here. Among these, the popular sites of worship include the Thindal Murugan Temple, the Periyar Mariamman Temple, and the Bhavani Sangameshwarar Temple. Erode is blessed with abundant natural beauty and the city has numerous scenic locations that should not be missed.The festive fervor of Erode is unmatched, with its cheerful and colorful celebrations. The Tamil New Year, Mariamman festival, and the Aadi Peruku festival see the city at its celbratory best, and this is the best time to visit if you want to see the town all lit up and festive. Renowned for its production of the cotton fabric, Erode is known as the 'Loom of India'. You can shop for the finest quality textiles at the local markets. Turmeric is another specialty of Erode, and is always a good buy to take home for yourself or for friends.Public city buses ply on all major routes and can be used to get to the popular tourist destinations within the city. Auto-rickshaws are probably the most popular and convenient mode of transport, while cycle-rickshaws are useful for traveling shorter distances and for navigating through the smaller streets of Erode. You can also hire special taxis that will give you a tour of the popular sites in the city.The city experiences extremely hot and humid summers that may be uncomfortable for travelers.If you are not familiar with the local language (Tamil), it would help to befriend English or Hindi speaking local residents to learn some Tamil or to get some useful tips about surviving in the city

Connectivity Information

Reaching Erode By Flight

Erode is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Coimbatore at a distance of 83kms.

Airports: Coimbatore International Airport

Reaching Erode By Train

You can easily get regular trains to Erode from other major cities of the country..

Railway Station(s): Erode Jn