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Kodaikanal Solar Observatory, Kodaikanal

Published Date: 07-May-2024

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory is a peculiar tourist hotspot in Kodaikanal that you do not usually expect to see at a hill station. You are going to love this place in case you are intrigued and amazed by our universe and astronomy. The place keeps an eye on the behaviour of the sun. Though it is a governmental facility, it is also a tourist spot giving visitors a chance to see the secrets of the solar system that we thrive in. 

  • Entry Fee: N.A.
  • Timings: From 1st April to 15th June: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Rest of the year: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Open only on Fridays)
  • Time required: 3-4 hours
  • Best for: It is one of the best places to visit in Kodaikanal with kids.
  • Tip: Cameras are not allowed inside the premises.
  • How to reach: The nearest railway station is Kodaikanal at 4.9 km.
  • Nearby Attractions: Kodai Lake, Bear Shola Falls, Pillar Rocks, Thalaiyar Falls, Devil’s Kitchen
  • Nearby Restaurants: Picnic Casa, Lakeview, George’s Gourmet
  • Places to Stay: Hotels near Kodaikanal Solar Observatory
  • Google rating and reviews: 4.3 rating and 3,100 reviews

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