The major tourist attractions of a tour to Namakkal include :
Namakkal Fort or the Kottai Fort
Located on the western fringes of the district, forms one of the most important tourist attractions of Namakkal. Covering an area of almost one and a half acres the Fort is marked with the namam or mark of Lord Vishnu. The symbol is depicted with two white and one red vertical line. The fort is guarded by a giant Anjaneya, which has become such a characteristic feature of the city that is often referred to as the Namakkal Hanuman.
Places Around Namakkal
The important places of tourist interest located around Namakkal are :
Located around 35 kms away from the main city of Namakkal, this is one of the seven Sivasthalams in Kongunadu. The main presiding deity of the temple is a depiction of a half-male and half-female form, which represent Siva and Shakti worshipped as one form.
Located around 45 km from Namakkal town, these are known for their medicinal plants, the Arapaleswarar Temple, the Horticulture Farm, the Herbal Farm, Akasagangai waterfalls and the Telescope House