More popularly known as Porul Achi among the locals, Pollachi is a town of Tamil Nadu, located in the district of Coimbatore. Pollachi is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations of India. The climate remains pleasant almost throughout the city and plays an important role in attracting the visitors for vacations. Less than 50km from Coimbatore, Pollachi is the second largest town of Tamil Nadu. Pollachi is quite famous for a number of things including iron market, jaggery, and vegetable market.
Pollachi’s cattle market is the biggest in South India and its jiggery market is the largest in Asia. Abundance of cattle and agriculture make this place quite a commercial area. However, besides being the commercial town, it is also a famous tourist attraction. It is very well known for the religious places such as Pollachi Ayyappan temple, Sulakkal Mariamman Thirukoil, Alagunachi Amman Temple, Subramania Swamy Thirukoil and more.
Because of its amazing landscapes, foliage covered clearings and mountains, tranquil lakes, and greenery, Pollachi has become one of the major tourist destinations for the people in the South. However, people from all over the country planning to visit South India also consider this place in their itinerary very often.