Dindigul is a district in South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Dindigul is famous for its Iron locks and Iron safe and leather tanning industries. It also has a flourishing handloom industry in Chinnalapatti. Being under the rule of Tipu Sultan, the place also has historical significance. Arulmigu Shri Dhandayuthapani temple in Palani is one of the Six Abodes of Lord Murugan and is a celebrated pilgrimage site in South India. Lots of mythological stories can be heard regarding the existence of the temple. Soundararaja Perumal Temple in Thadikombu situated near the town of Dindugal is another prominent temple in this district.
Kodaikanal, popularly known as the ‘prince of hill stations’ is situated in upper Palani hills of the Western Ghats. The wooded forest, beautiful lakes, lovely waterfalls and stunning hilly roads make Kodaikanal a popular hill stations. Sirumalai is a hilly region with dense forest. It has a lot of natural scenic beauties and other attractions. Sirumalai Lake, Sanjeevani Hills, Saathiyar Basin, Selvi Koil point, Agyasthapuram and Silver Hills are some of the places which can be visited in the Sirumalai Hills. The famous Vellimalai Murugan temple is also located in Sirumalai Hills. Dindigul is well connected by roads and railways with other parts of South India. The nearest airport is in Madurai which is 70 kms from Dindigul.