Situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu, Salem is a popular city of the state. The city is lying at the base of Yercuda Hills and enjoys rich natural beauty. It is an arena of grand hills, which are surrounding this from all around. Nagarmalai is in its north, Jeragamalai is in its south, Kanjanamalai is in its west and Godumalai is in its east. The city has seen a great history and has been ruled by several dynasties. You can book Salem holiday packages to explore the historical affluence and religious grandeur of the city.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
The town features several religious tourist attractions that you can visit on your Salem trip. Some of the popular temples of the town are Kottai Mariamman Temple, Sugavaneshwarar Temple, Kottai perumal Temple, Skandhashram, Kothandaramar Temple, Sithar Koil and many others.
This is the main dam built across the River Kaveri. It provides irrigation facilities to various destinations like Erode, Trichy and Thanjavur. Mettur dam also serves as a picnic spot where people come to enjoy boating and a fun time. There is a beautiful park in front of dam offering lawn and kids play zone.