September 17, 2021

21 Top Places to Visit in Salem


Top Tourist Attractions in Salem

Salem is a city in Tamil Nadu, India, located on the Thirumanimuthar River. Colorful gopurams (towers) and gardens adorn the centuries-old Sugavaneswarar Temple, which is devoted to the Hindu god Shiva. Christ Church, a colonial-era Indo-Saracenic monument dedicated in 1875, is nearby. Tipu Sultan, the 18th-century ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, is thought to have erected Jamiya Masjid. Salem, in the state of Tamil Nadu, is well known for its steel. People all throughout India utilise steel goods manufactured at the Salem Steel Plant. Salem is one of the state’s major cities and has a lot to offer visitors.

Best Places to Visit in Salem

  1. Nature’s lap – Muttal
  2. Sangagiri Fort
  3. Kurumbapatti Zoo
  4. Mettur Dam
  5. Kandhasamy Kovil
  6. Kumaragiri Murugan Temple
  7. Lingam (1008) Temple
  8. Kottai Mariamman Temple
  9. Kandhashramam, Udaiyapatti
  10. Oothumalai – Sathya Narayana Sithar Peedam
  11. Siddhar Temple
  12. Sri Suguvaneshwara Temple
  13. Alagirinathar Temple
  14. Utthama Chozhapuram
  15. Thanthodreeswarar Temple
  16. Appa Paithiyam Swamy Temple
  17. Aragalur
  18. Ayodhyapattanam
  19. Badrakaliamman Temple
  20. Kailasanathar Koil
  21. Jama Masjid

Best Time to Visit in Salem


How to Reach Salem

Air :

Trichy Airport (135 km) and Coimbatore Airport are the closest international airports (150km).


The Salem Railway Division is 842 kilometres long, with railway tracks converging at the junction. As a result, it serves as an important transit point in southern India.


NH7, NH8, and NH9 are three significant national highways (North-South). At Salem, the NH47 (Westbound) and NH68 (Eastbound) highways meet. MGR integrated Bus Terminus (New Bus Stand) – Mofussal Routes and Town Bus Stand (Old Bus Stand) – Local Routes are the two main bus stops.

Animesh Sharma

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