The hill station of Kodaikanal has been rightly called as the “Princess of Hill Stations”. Located in the Palani Hills of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is nothing less than a paradise especially for nature lovers. The hill station has many tourist spots to visit. Solar Physical Observatory presents tourists with interesting opportunity to spend few memorable moments. One of the oldest institutions in the world, Observatory was built in the year of 1898. Located at a distance of almost 6 km from the bus stand, reaching the spot is not a difficult task.
It is the highest point in Kodai Hill and is at a height of 7700 ft. This well-equipped physical observatory presents tourist with the opportunity to observe stars and notice planetary movements in a much better way. Along with this, tourists are offered with mesmerizing view of the surrounding area, valleys and the plains. Those interested in photography will find many amazing opportunities and amazing views to capture in their camera.
Along with this, the hill station of Kodaikanal presents tourists with various other kinds of tourist spots such as Berijam Lake, Coaker’s Walk, Kurinjiandavar Temple, Kodaikanal Lake, Green Valley View, Silent Valley View, Devil's Kitchen, Guna Caves, Pine Forest, Shanthi Valley, Silver Cascade, Telescope House, Kukal Cave and Shenbaganur Museum, etc. And if you are looking for some adventure, the trekking routes on the hill station with different level of difficulty make for exciting activity.