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Annur is a city in Tamilnadu, India about 32 km from Coimbatore.

The name Annur came from "Vanniyur", later transformed into Anniyur and now Annur. The myth behind the name goes like, Above 1000 years ago, when a small hunter hit a stone under a "Vanni" tree, it started bleeding. He was astonished and called the village people to look after this issue. Later they found a 'Suyambu' Lord Shiva Idol there and built a temple over there.

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Annur can be reached from Coimbatore(33km) by bus. Nearest air port is at Coimbatore.

Can be reached from Tirupur(35km)by bus.

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The famous temple is called Manneeswaraswamy Temple built 1000 years ago by Chera kings. Annur is also a cotton and textile manufacturing Hub comprising of Yarn spinning mills, 100 cotton ginning factories.It also has more than 100 edible oil mills.

  • Manneswara Temple
  • Mondipalayam Perumal Temple
  • Then Thirupathi Venkateshwarar Temple
  • Othimalai Murugar temple at Irumbarai
  • Periya Amman And Siriya Amman Temple
  • RakkiAnnan Swamy Temple near Kariyampalayam
  • Kaniappa Swamy Temple at Idayarpalayam near Pasur
  • Karuparayan Kovil Kariyagoundanur



All types of Cotton Cone Yarn in and around ANNUR. With around 150 Spinning and Ginning mills Annur is known for its long stand textile sector and around 100 Oil mills in the region shows Annur is also rich in agriculture. So people can buy pure coconut oil and other house use oils will be available in the retails for sale. You can approach any Spinning mill in the region to Buy textiles and textile based products, apparels, fashion products, towel materials, etc. You can find varieties if Saree's in the next town called Punjai Puliampatti. Its just 15km from Annur.


For night outs to eat non-vegetarian food in Dhaba's Annur is the best place. There is eight Dhaba's in Annur and people love to have food out there. Many City living people come out to these places for a change, just to escape from the crowd and pollution. Urbanization is good but that should not irritate human. Here you feel peaceful during night outs.

New Punjabi Dhaba in Annur - Avinashi Road, Delhi Dhaba in Annur - Coimbatore Road, and few other Dhaba's are good to eat non-veg food.



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