Erode is a city in Tamil Nadu in South India, likely to be called by various names such as Textile City, Turmeric City or Loom City of India.

Get in

By road

Erode, as the headquarters of Erode district, has an extensive highway and road network.

The Tamil Nadu State Road Transport Corporation operates huge fleet of buses from Erode to almost all places of the state and to neighboring states like Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

By train

There are lot of trains available from all parts of Tamil Nadu. Catch Cheran, Nilgiri, Kovai, Yercaud, Allepey and all Kerala-bound trains from Chennai Central.



Gobichetti palayam is a famous cinema shooting spot near to Erode.


Known for its name "Textile City" - you get lot of textile products (Bedspreads, shirting and suiting....) for very low price.

Erode is famous for Textile market.

Textile merchants from various parts of India converge here for Textile trading, especially cotton materials.

Erode is also famous for Turmeric (Manjal) which is a natural anti-septic powder.


In Erode you can find Parotta, Dosai, Idly etc. You will also be able to locate a lot of multi-cuisine restaurants in an around Erode. Both the vegetarian and the non-vegetarian people could have a tasty and tummy full food cheaper than other cities in Tamil Nadu.

Best Places:

Vegetarian : Trichy Cafe - two hotels. One located near bus-stand and the other near Manikoondu. and also kongu parotta for its delicious parotta Non-Vegetarian : Kuppanna - famous for its biriyani. Located in multiple places. Recommended - The one near the bus-stand.

 Sri Ayyappa Vilas- famous for its mutton chops started in the year 1955.

chiken pallipalayam is very special dish prepared by coconut and chicken.



Le Jardin

Middle Range:

Iswarya Mariott Club Melange

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