Visit Top Tourist Spots In Ooty 'The Queen Of Hill Stations'

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Gopika VC

A lake built for fishing has become one of Ooty's most popular tourist spots, with breathtaking vistas in every direction.

Ooty Lake


One of the most popular things to do in the popular hill station Ooty is ride the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, which is also known as the "Toy Train."

Nilgiri Mountain Railway


The Horticultural Department of Tamil Nadu takes care of the Ooty Botanical Gardens, which is one of the most popular places to visit in Ooty.

Botanical Garden


Big Peak (Dodabetta) is 10 km from Ooty. It's the highest peak in the Nilgiri Hills at 8650 feet (2,623 metres).

Doddabetta Peak


Avalanche Lake, 28 kilometres from Ooty, is a must-see. This lake, surrounded by mountains and forests, captivates visitors.

Avalanche Lake


The Dolphin's Nose is about 1,500 metres above sea level and is about 12 km from the town of Coonoor. The top of this huge rock looks like the nose of a dolphin.

Dolphin’s Nose


The Needle Rock view-point is about 8 km from Gudalur and has a beautiful 360-degree view of the nearby valley and places.

Needle View Hillpoint


The Ooty Wax Museum is set in a 130-year-old colonial palace only 1 mile from the Ooty Railway Station.

Wax World Musem


Over 80 acres of lush green landscapes and the Hindustan Photo Films Company give the area a large spread of greenery and a calm atmosphere.

Wenlock Downs


Tiger Hill, 6 kilometres from Ooty's city centre and tucked at the base of Doddabetta Peak, is a popular observation point.

Tiger Hill


Mudumalai National Park links the Eastern and Western Ghats on the Ooty-Mysore road and is a must-see for nature lovers.

Mudumalai National Park


Ooty's Tea Museum is on Doddabetta Road. The museum is surrounded by emerald green tea plantations and tells the history of tea.

The Tea Factory and the Tea Musem


This mini car museum features over 1000 Ferrari, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Lamborghini, Porsche, Jaguar, and Volkswagen miniatures.

Mini Car Musem