Top 7 Best Places to Visit in Ooty

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The Top 7 Best Places to Visit in Ooty are as follows:

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Sim’s Park

A beautiful botanical garden located in Coonoor in the Nilgiris district, Sim’s Park is a popular tourist attraction.

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The park extends over a sprawling 12-acre land and is beautifully landscaped.

Sim’s Park also hosts the annual fruit and vegetable show, which is held in the month of May every year and is a good time to visit the park.

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Government Museum

It is located on Mysore Road, it is a storehouse of interesting relics of tribal art and culture.

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It offers a great way to learn about the history of ancient India.

Doddabetta Peak

The place stands at a height of around 8,650 feet and makes it the highest peaks in south India.

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This place offers amazing trek spots and plenty of quiet and picturesque locations to solitary wanderers like me.

There is a small eatery placed here courtesy of the tourism department of Tamil nadu that offers some okay tasting food at a cheap price.

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Pykara Waterfall

Pykara Waterfall situated 20 kilometres from Ooty, is a great picnic spot with a lake, pine trees and of course, the waterfall.

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Adventure lovers will enjoy speedboat rides available at the lake, while honeymooners may like to take long walks amidst pine trees.

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Govt. Rose Garden

The Largest rose gardens in India, the Government Rose Gardens lie on the slopes of the Elk Hill at an elevation of 2200 meters above sea level.

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It also has one of the largest collections of roses with more than 20,000 different varieties.

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Ooty Lake

Covering an area of around 65 acres, the Ooty Lake is a manmade lake formed in 1824 under the British.

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It features a boathouse which offers boating facilities to the visitors and is famous for hosting boat races during the summer month of May.

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Tea Museum

A must-visit for all tea lovers, Tea Museum, located adjacent to the Dodabetta Tea Factory in Ooty .

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It is a sprawling 1-acre area surrounded by tea plantations amidst the magnificent Nilgiri Mountains.

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